Crizzly: The "crunkstep" musician plays a "Crizz-Mas Party" that should offer plenty of pulsating beats and perhaps even more puns. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. at the Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $10. (813) 873-8368; amptampa.com/home.html.
Blast Friday: New Year's Party: Warm up for the New Year at the Blast Friday street party with vendors, food, beer, wine, a fireworks display and live music by Molly Hatchet, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Street District of Clearwater. Free. (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com.
Fourth Friday Food Truck Festival: The street festival brings a lineup of food trucks with varying cuisines and an array of menu choices, accompanied by music and local merchants open late. This month adds a holiday twist with a karaoke sing-along and three blocks of Corey Avenue decorated with thousands of lights. Starts at 5 p.m. in St. Pete Beach. (727) 498-8778.
Screen on the Green: See a free showing of the Shrek-spinoff Puss in Boots. Tampa's Downtown on Ice, the outdoor ice skating rink, is also open until 10 p.m. and concessions will be available in the park. Blankets, low chairs, coolers and pets on leashes are permitted. The movie begins at 7 p.m. in Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa.
SEASON PREMIERE: Say Yes to the Dress, 9 p.m., TLC Believe it or not, people are still getting married. Good thing that apocalypse thing didn't go off as planned.
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