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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 27-July 3

Rowdies fan Adam Martin of Pinellas Park waves the American flag before the game to celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday, 07/04/2013. The Tampa Bay Rowdies play the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at Al Lang Field.

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Rowdies fan Adam Martin of Pinellas Park waves the American flag before the game to celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday, 07/04/2013. The Tampa Bay Rowdies play the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at Al Lang Field.

WWE Raw: There will undoubtedly be mania when World Wrestling Entertainment brings wrestling draws Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho and the WWE Divas to Tampa's Amalie Arena today ($20-$115). amaliearena.com.

Fourth of July at Shephard's: The Clearwater resort starts the holiday weekend when rapper Vanilla Ice returns to kick off the Fourth of July weekend party Saturday. Sunday's all-DJ lineup features Wolfgang Gartner. $12. shephards.com.

Rowdies Fall Season Opening Night and Fourth of July Party: Join the Tampa Bay Rowdies at St. Pete's Al Lang Stadium on Saturday as they take on the Jacksonville Armada. Fireworks after the game followed by a concert by Flo Rida ($15-$80). rowdies soccer.com.

Date night

Music: Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre will be busy, beginning Thursday with '70s jazz rockers Steely Dan, touring with Steve Winwood ($39-$139). Saturday, heavy metal band Slipknot performs with Marilyn Manson and Of Mice & Men ($23-$63). Sunday, Sublime With Rome performs ($29.50-$59.50). We're not Sorry to say that Justin Bieber will be at Orlando's Amway Center on Thursday ($43- $112.50). Friday, the Vans Warped Tour returns to St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park, bringing an array of musical genres, including artists Less Than Jake, Sum 41 and Tampa Bay's own, Set It Off. ($37.50). The after-party at the Local 662 is hosted by Sleeping With Sirens along with special guest DJ, Christian McAlhaney of Anberlin and Acceptance ($10). Also on Friday, Latin star Nicky Jam plays at the Amalie Arena, with several special guests, including De La Ghetto, and Zion & Lennox ($49-$149).

Comedy: Super High Me star Doug Benson comes to the Improv Tampa for one performance on Saturday, at 4:20 p.m., naturally.

Kids and family

Red, White and Blue Fest: Tampa's Channel District celebrates the Fourth of July a day early, on Sunday, with this free event at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, with igloo drag racing, an LED sports kite demo, face painting, a food court and live music. jazzinjulytampa.com.

More to explore

Get a head start on your Fourth of July plans by finding even more patriotic festivities at tampabay.com/thingstodo.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 27-July 3 06/26/16 [Last modified: Sunday, June 26, 2016 6:27pm]
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