Make us your home page

Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 30

Luis Santana  |   Times (12/11/2011, Tampa, FL)  Pitbull performs on stage at at the 2011 93.3 WFLZ Jingle Ball at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. [Luis Santana | TBT]


Luis Santana | Times (12/11/2011, Tampa, FL) Pitbull performs on stage at at the 2011 93.3 WFLZ Jingle Ball at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. [Luis Santana | TBT]

Pitbull: Mr. Worldwide embarks on his "Bad Man Tour" with fellow Latin pop and hip-hop star Prince Royce, as well as Farruko. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $29.95-$124.95. (813) 301-2500.

Tampa Bay Rays: Hunter Hayes: The country-rock-blues singer has three No. 1 singles to his name in Wanted, Somebody's Heartbreak and I Want Crazy. Field access passes available at 6:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

Bucs Training Camp : The public is invited to a series of free Bucs practices with discounted concessions, merchandise tents, appearances by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Captain Fear and autograph sessions for children. There's also a kid zone area with interactive football skills stations and other family friendly activities. 8:45 a.m., One Buc Place, 1 Buccaneer Place, Tampa. Free. (813) 870-2700.

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm Tour: Find out what's in season, how their small scale farm operates and organic agriculture including information on their CSA membership program. 10:30 a.m., Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 887-4066.

Rise Up Sunday Sessions: The Supervillains: A reggae and reggae-rock series. Rude Squad, Oceanstone,Tunnel Vision and Of Good Nature open for the Florida-bred swamp, reggae-rockers. 3 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $12-$20. (813) 281-8900.

The Naked Magic Show: Back by popular demand, magicians Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne bring their naughty magic show of "sleeves up, pants down" comedy and magic in a saucy show for 18 and older. 7 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$45, $65 VIP. (813) 229-7827.

Halcyon: The acoustic duo have been together since 1989. The Cheaters open. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12. (813) 971-0666.


Harry Potter Countdown Party: Countdown to Midnight: A celebration counting down to the midnight release of the eighth story features a Muggle Wall where customers share their Harry Potter memories and giveaways. 8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Clearwater, 23654 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Free.


Boston EMS, 10 p.m., ABC. On the new unscripted series, viewers ride along with members of the Boston Emergency Services, the coolheaded team of first-responders who make up the first step in the chain of trauma care.


Find more live music at

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 30 07/29/16 [Last modified: Friday, July 29, 2016 11:05am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 19


    Monster Jam Triple Threat Series: Come early for the Pit Party ($15 or free at local Ford dealers) to meet the drivers and get pictures with the trucks. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $15-$80. (813) 301-2500.

    A crew member from the El Toro Loco monster truck, installs a truck tire, Thursday, 8/17/17 in preparation for Saturday's  Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Amalie Arena, Tampa. The event will be held Saturday at 1pm and 7 pm.
  2. There's a bar in Tampa where you can roller skate and eat sushi

    Food & Dining

    Roller skating, it's not just for kids birthday parties and the 1970s anymore.

    The exterior of Pattinis features this mural by Art Aliens! [Pattinis South Tampa via Facebook]
  3. At 'American Idol' auditions in Orlando, there are life lessons in line

    Music & Concerts

    LAKE BUENA VISTA — From her spot across the lawn, Sasha Orihuela studies her son.

    Jeremy Joshua Dorsey reacts after past American Idol contestants walk by ahead of his audition at the Disney Springs in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, August 17, 2017. 

Hundreds of people showed up for the first auditions for ABC's reboot of 'American Idol'. CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times
  4. Carnival announces five more cruises from Tampa to Cuba


    TAMPA — Carnival Cruise Line is adding five more cruises from Tampa to Cuba in 2018, Port Tampa Bay announced Thursday.

      Carnival Cruise Line announced additional cruises to  Cuba. Pictured is its Paradise cruise ship departing on its inaugural voyage to Cuba from Tampa. | [MONICA HERNDON | Times]
  5. Beach Drive mural is a first for St. Pete's swanky waterfront street


    Mural mania in St. Petersburg is spreading east.

    This mural in progress is on the side of the Smith & Associates building on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg.