News and Events
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Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon & 8K
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 6:00am
The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association takes great pride in its mission. Since the first running of the Gasparilla Distance Classic in February, 1978, $4.4 million has been donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa, Girls Inc. of Pinellas, The Friends of Tampa Parks & Recreation and youth running related programs.
For general information, course maps, race times click here: Gasparilla Distance Classic
Lunch at Lykes
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Henry Page, "The Henry Page Quartet" performs at Lykes Gaslight Square park
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
47th Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, March 4 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, March 5 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
For more information click on Gasparilla Festival of Arts.
Ybor City Saturday Market
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
The Ybor City Saturday Market is open EVERY Saturday, year-round, rain or shine!
October - April, 9am - 3pm
May - September, 9am - 1pm
You'll be sure to find Great Produce at Great Prices, gourmet foods & sauces, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, herbs & plants, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, bath & body products, candles & so much more!
Operating since 2000, the Ybor City Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor market in the Tampa Bay Area. Centered in Tampa's Historic District, the market is one of the most popular shopping desinations for locally produced items unique to the Tampa Bay Area.
The Ybor City Saturday Market offers a unique opportunity for customers to meet the artist as well as see one of a kind pieces created in the artist’s booth as well as purchase locally produced gourmet foods representing the area.
For additional information: Ybor City Saturday Market
The Bolts Bubble Run 5k
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 8:00am
Where : Al Lopez Park
When : Sunday, March 5, 2017
7 a.m. - race packet pick up & on-site registration
8 a.m. - 5k starts / 8:45 a.m. - 1m fun run starts
The 1st Annual Bolts Bubble Run 5K and Family Fun Run, presented by the Lutz Preparatory School PTA, takes place at beautiful Al Lopez Park in Tampa, Fl. The 5K and 1Mile Fun runs take place on a flat loop course through the tree lined park which includes restrooms and water stations. The 5K will be chip timed by TRC Race Management.
To register, please visit : Bolts Bubble Run 5k
Hyde Park Village Fresh Market
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Hyde Park Village invites you to join them on the first Sunday of every month for Fresh Market from 10:00am-3:00pm. The market supports local vendors who sell a variety of locally produced and homemade produce, plants, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, hand crafts, eco-friendly and fair trade products and more. Join them for a morning of live music, shopping, and a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch at one of the many area restaurants – all within walking distance.
Admission and parking are free and friendly dogs on leashes are always welcome at the Fresh Market and in Hyde Park Village.
The streets close at 7 AM on Fresh Market Sunday at W. Swann @ Dakota Avenue; S. Dakota @ Snow Avenue; Snow Avenue @ S. Rome Avenue. The streets reopen at approximately 4 PM.