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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 20-26

Parade-goers mingle before the start of the St. Pete Pride Night Parade on Saturday, June 27, 2015.  The fun continues tomorrow on Central Avenue at the St. Pete Pride Festival with over 300 vendors, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

LARA CERRI | Times

Parade-goers mingle before the start of the St. Pete Pride Night Parade on Saturday, June 27, 2015. The fun continues tomorrow on Central Avenue at the St. Pete Pride Festival with over 300 vendors, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

St. Pete Pride Festival: The festivities kick off on Thursday with a Rooftop Party at the 360 Rooftop Bar at Hotel Zamora on St. Pete Beach for a free party with live entertainment and cocktails. thehotel zamora.com. The Block Party and Night Parade kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday on Central between 22nd and 27th streets, featuring DJs, food and drinks. The parade steps off at sunset, about 8:30, on Central Avenue and 28th Street. The events are free, but glamstand seats can be purchased for $40-$1,500. Sunday brings the free, daytime St. Pete Pride Festival covering Central Avenue from 22nd to 28th streets. stpetepride.com

Tampa Bay Summer RV Show: The Florida RV Trade Association show rolls through the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa Thursday-Sunday, bringing new and used travel trailers, motor homes, tent campers and conversion vans and lots of booths featuring parts and accessories, insurance, RV repair and financing. Tickets are $4, free for ages 15 and younger, and cash only parking is $6 for cars, $12 for buses or RVs. floridastatefair.com.

Date night

Music: On Friday, California rock band Buckcherry gets the crowd Lit Up at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg ($28, $25 advance). That same night, also in St. Pete, hip-hop/pop artist (and round Earth denier) B.o.B. takes the stage at the State Theatre ($20-$23). Also on Friday, journey through 50 years of Pink Floyd's music with tribute band Brit Floyd at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater ($35.75-$75.75). Saturday, "the world's best Bowie impersonator" David Brighton presents Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Concert Experience at Clearwater's Capitol Theatre ($29-$50).

Comedy: Jim Florentine of Crank Yankers fame performs at Side Splitters in Tampa from Thursday-Saturday ($10-16.50), and headlines the club's Stand Up for Orlando fundraiser on Sunday ($25). Adam Ferrara, known for his role on Rescue Me, comes to the Tampa Improv Thursday-Sunday ($22-$25).

kids and family

Shark Week at the Aquarium: Tampa's Florida Aquarium splashes into Shark Week on Saturday and Sunday with a scavenger hunt, interactive shark games, learning activities and shark trivia. Admission is $19.95-$24.95; kids 2 and younger get in free. flaquarium.org.

more to explore

Find a full list of Pride events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 20-26 06/19/16 [Last modified: Sunday, June 19, 2016 6:39pm]
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