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#PlayTampaBay: Top picks for Fourth of July weekend

Happy birthday, America! In this week's Play Tampa Bay, Michelle and Katie run through their top picks for ways to spend the Fourth of July weekend, including the biggest fireworks displays in the bay area. Looking for a way to celebrate the Fourth off the beaten path? They've also got tips on how to make a day of it in quirky Gulfport. Here are the details on those events, and for even more things to do, head to tampabay.com/things-to-do.

 

Fourth of July

St. Petersburg celebration

 

Tampa celebration

 

Clearwater celebration

 

Click here for our list of more than 40 Fourth of July events in Tampa Bay.

 

Gulfport

Fourth of July celebration

 

Peg's Cantina

 

Pia's Trattoria

 

O'Maddy's

 

Going out this weekend? We'd love to hear from you. Use the hashtag #PlayTampaBay on your Tweets and Instagrams to let us know what you're up to in Tampa Bay this weekend. And follow us on Twitter (@thingstodotampa) and Facebook for daily updates on what's happening near you.

#PlayTampaBay: Top picks for Fourth of July weekend 07/03/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 3:45pm]
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