Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

The Lightning take the ice at Amalie Arena, and enjoy Thanksgiving a day early on a dinner cruise or bar crawl.
DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times From left: Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5), Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7), Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) celebrate Joseph's goal during the first period of Saturday's (11/10/18) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times From left: Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5), Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7), Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) celebrate Joseph's goal during the first period of Saturday's (11/10/18) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
Published November 20
Updated November 20

Tampa Bay Lightning: vs. Florida: 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Ticket prices vary by game. (813) 301-6600; lightning.nhl.com.

Thunder From Down Under: Dance routines, barely-there costumes, state-of-the-art lighting and chiseled abs have been making women swoon for more than 22 years. 7 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29.50-$57.50. (727) 791-7400.

Rock the Yacht: Thanksgiving: Enjoy a 2.5-hour rockin’ party on the open water with entertainment (Stormbringer), food and drink specials on board. 8 p.m., Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $35. (813) 223-7999; yachtstarship.com.

Thanksgiving Eve Bar Crawl: A turkey themed four stop bar crawl with a free shot at each stop, shotgun beers aboard a party bus, beer pong, flip cup, cornhole and a raffle. 6 p.m., Franklin Manor, 912 N Franklin St., Tampa. $25-$30. (650) 440-2390; downtowncrawlers.com.

Damon Fowler’s Holiday Blues Bash: Singer and guitarist gathers friends for a pre-holiday blues show. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $18-$38.(727) 822-3590; mypalladium.org.

Mayday Parade: Rock band from Tallahassee with This Wild Life, Yellowcard’s William Ryan Key and Oh Weatherly. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $27.50-$40. (813) 247-2555; ritzybor.com.

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens: More than 2 million twinkling lights transform the park into a holiday wonderland with Rudolph, Christmas-themed entertainment and visits with Santa in his house. Included with admission through Dec. 31. 10 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $104, 2 and younger free. Save $15 if you order online. (813) 884-4386; buschgardens.com.

Winter Village: The riverfront park turns into a winter wonderland with a 360 degree light display set to holiday music, ice skating, the Winter Village Express, 10 pop-up boutiques, food and drink. Hours given are for the ice rink, other hours vary. 4 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free (skating/skate rental/trolley additional). (813) 221-3686; wintervillagetampa.com.

Red Sun Rising: Rock band. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15. (813) 248-9500; theorpheum.com.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder: ‘Knock-em dead’ musical. 3 and 8 p.m., Florida Studio Theatre Gompertz Theatre, 1241 N Palm Ave., Sarasota. $29-$49. (941) 366-9000; floridastudiotheatre.org.

TO WATCH

This Is Us, 9 p.m., NBC: Settle in for a Thanksgiving celebration. In the present, the Pearsons have an unconventional” holiday dinner. In the past, Jack, Rebecca and the big three spend Thanksgiving with Miguel.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Plan your holiday weekend at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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