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Neighborhoods

Rocky Point

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Art of Helping Children Gala

    The Alice in Wonderland themed black-tie event includes a three-course dinner, open bar, auctions, entertainment and dancing. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.

    Price: $175.

    A La Carte Event Pavilion: 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa, 33634

  • Chainsmokers

    Take a #Selfie on the beach, while this pop-EDM group performs their hit in the background.

    Price: $15-$25.

    Hogan's Beach : 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, 33607

  • Tech Trends

    Leaders in security will discuss hacking, data security breach, internet fraud, spyware, unauthorized intrusion and phishing scams. A question and answer session with the audience and social media follows.

    Price: $75, $60 members.

    Grand Hyatt Tampa: 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, 33634

  • Sci-Con

    "Science meets fiction" at the inaugural con with actors from the Battlestar Galactica franchise: Richard Hatch, Jack Stauffer and Nicki Clyne. Also on the lineup: retired NASA astronaut Story Musgrave, actor Aron Eisenberg (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) and Gainesville sci-fi author William Hatfield. The event also features a 24-hour game room, a movie room, a dealer room, model room, grand opening party, cosplay masquerade and prop display (including a Cylon Raider).

    Price: $5-$25 daily; $30-$125 weekend passes.

    Grand Hyatt Tampa: 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, 33634

  • Rumble at the Rite

    Ever wondered what Freemasonry was all about? Come find out and enjoy a day of Scottish athletics followed by an awards ceremony at 5 p.m. Food vendors will be on site, as well as a bounce house for the kids, with proceeds benefiting the Shriner's Children's Hospital.

    Price: Free.

    Tampa Scottish Rite Masonic Center: 5500 Memorial Highway, Tampa, 33634

Restaurants:

  • Armani's


    Cuisine: Fine dining, Italian
    Features: Date night, Upscale

    Rocky Point: 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, 33634

    One of Tampa's top special-occasion and I-need-to-clinch-this-deal restaurants, Armani's has undergone major renovations and has seen new faces in the kitchen in recent years, but some of…

  • Bahama Breeze


    Cuisine: American casual, Caribbean
    Features: Children's menu, Live music, Outdoor seating

    Rocky Point: 3045 N Rocky Point Drive E, Tampa, 33607

    You can't see the Caribbean from this spot on the causeway, but you can hear the islands and get a taste of them here. Lively music makes waits on the veranda more fun. Drinks are mixed with…

  • Oystercatchers


    Cuisine: Breakfast or brunch, Fine dining, Seafood upscale
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Date night, Happy hour, Live music, Private room

    Rocky Point: 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, 33634

    The Grand Hyatt puts hotel quality at sea level with a wide range of smart fish and seafood, including a mix-and-match market of choice style and sauce choices for the day's catch. Great…

  • The Rusty Pelican


    Cuisine: American upscale, Breakfast or brunch, New American, Seafood upscale
    Features: Banquet facility, Catering, Private room

    Rocky Point: 2425 N Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, 33607

    A favorite for gatherings large and small, the Rusty Pelican offers one of the best waterfront dining views in the area. You'll feel almost as if you're on a boat as you gave out over the…

  • Chart House


    Cuisine: American upscale, Fine dining, Seafood upscale
    Features: Date night, Upscale

    Rocky Point: 7616 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, 33607

    The Landry's chain upgraded the Tampa location to its marquee brand in October, spiffing up the dining room and the menu, and keeping the fantastic views of the bay exactly the same. The…

Bars:

  • Bahama Breeze


    Cuisine: American casual, Caribbean
    Features: Children's menu, Live music, Outdoor seating

    Rocky Point: 3045 N Rocky Point Drive E, Tampa, 33607

    You can't see the Caribbean from this spot on the causeway, but you can hear the islands and get a taste of them here. Lively music makes waits on the veranda more fun. Drinks are mixed with…

  • Aqua Bar & Grille


    Cuisine: Seafood upscale
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Date night, Upscale

    Rocky Point: 7627 W Courtney Campbell Parkway, Tampa, 33607

    What was Aquaknox at the Westin Tampa Bay was rechristened Aqua Bar & Grille in recently when parent company E-Brands was sold to Tavistock. Chef Matt Mangone unveiled a new menu with…

  • Whiskey Joe's Bar and Grill


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Big-screen TVs, Children's menu, Happy hour, Kid-friendly, Live music, Outdoor seating, Sports

    Rocky Point: 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, 33607

    Opened recently at the site of the Castaway Restaurant, Whiskey Joe's has a beauty of a setting. A wide wrap-around patio provides some of the sweetest waterside dining around. Inside, with…

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