Monday, May 21, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 22

Cuban Sandwich Festival: Celebrity judges gather to test entries and there will be live music from Sol Y Son direct from Cuba, as well as art and cultural exhibitors in the third annual festival that kicks off at the Ybor City Saturday Market. It's at 10:30 a.m. at Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. Free admission, charge for food and drink.

Professional Bull Riders: See the toughest bulls and riders on the circuit. This competition is a stepping stone to the elite Built Ford Tough Series. It's at 8 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $10-$75.

Bone Thugs -N- Harmony: Sing-a-long to Tha Crossroads and 1st of Tha Month as one of the greatest hip-hop groups take the St. Petersburg stage at 8 p.m. at Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25.

Waka Flocka Flame: A week before performing at the Ultra Music Fest in Miami, the rapper will stop at the Ybor City venue. Show is at 6 p.m. at Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $29.50.

Tampa Pro: The biggest annual event at the skate park will have professional skateboarders competing all day. Doors open at 9 a.m. at Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. $10-$15.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Airfest: After a year off due to budget cuts, MacDill Air Force Base once again opens its gates to the public for two days of high-flying fun including the Air Force Thunderbirds. Gates open at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. at MacDill Airforce Base in Tampa. Free.

TO WATCH

Deion's Family Playbook, 10 p.m., OWN This week's episode about World Series/Super Bowl star athlete Deion Sanders is called "Mama Drama, Exes, and Oprah." Yes, Oprah! Uh-oh.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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