Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 25

St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade: St. Pete Pride's popular parade hits the streets of Grand Central after sunset. This year's parade features the first appearance of Chizzy the Gay Pride Cat. The block party, on Central between 22nd and 27th streets, brings DJs, food and drinks starting at 5 p.m. The parade steps off at sunset, about 8:30 p.m. 5 p.m., St. Pete Pride Promenade Route, Central Avenue and 28th Street S, St. Petersburg. Free, $40-$1,500 glamstand seats. (727) 342-0084.

Dashboard Confessional and Taking Back Sunday: Get ready for an early-2000s emo nostalgia tour with opener, Early November. 6:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $18-$53.95. (813) 740-2446.

Shark Week at the Aquarium: The Aquarium splashes into Shark Week with a themed scavenger hunt, interactive shark games, learning activities and shark trivia. Included with regular admission. 9:30 a.m., Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them online at the aquarium's site. (813) 273-4000.

Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival: This annual festival features crafters from across the country and eclectic exhibits including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, accessories and stained glass. A Green Market features a variety of exotic plants and gourmet food items. 10 a.m., Downtown Dunedin, along Main Street, Dunedin. Free. (561) 746-6615.

The Light in the Piazza: This romantic contemporary musical follows Margaret and her daughter Clara on their visit to Florence in the summer of 1953. When Clara meets a handsome Florentine, Margaret attempts to shield her from the outside world and it becomes clear, not everything is as it seems. Through July 10. 2 and 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Cabaret: M.A.D. Theatre's production of the legendary musical that focuses on 1930s Berlin's nightclub scene. Don your glad rags and arrive an hour early for a Pre-Show Vintage Soiree in the lobby bar featuring a '20s-inspired soundtrack and dancing. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25, $35 very limited VIP onstage table seating. (813) 229-7827.

Blake Lewis and Elliott Yamin: The former American Idol notables will perform after the Pride parade ends. 8 p.m., Flamingo Resort, 4601 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. $15-$25. (727) 321-5000.

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Concert Experience: The show, featuring elaborately costumed impersonator David Brighton, includes all of the many faces of David Bowie, from stadium-sized pop phenomenon, to space-age rock and roll alien Ziggy Stardust. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29-$50. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Summertime in the City: The evening family festival includes a dunk tank, prizes, waterslides and a screening of Minions. 5 p.m., Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. $5 (activities), free (movie). (727) 841-4560.

TO WATCH

The Wedding March, 9 p.m., Hallmark. Melrose Place alums Jack Wagner and Josie Bissett star in the TV film as college sweethearts who are reunited when he is booked to sing at her wedding. You can guess what happens next.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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