10 Barbie-themed events happening in Tampa Bay this month

The “Barbie” movie comes out July 21.
Margot Robbie as Barbie in "Barbie."
Margot Robbie as Barbie in "Barbie." [ COURTESY WARNER BROS. PICTURES | Warner Bros. Pictures ]
Published July 11

“Barbie” hits theaters July 21. Here are 10 themed celebrations being held in the Tampa Bay area.

Barbie Skate: Dress as a Barbie-themed character for this skating party with a cosplay contest, sing-a-longs and a trivia contest. $11, $5 skate rental. Noon-9 p.m. Friday (July 14). Skateworld of Tampa, 7510 Paula Drive, Tampa. 813-884-7688.

Barbie Beach Bash: “Come on Barbie, let’s go party” at this celebration with photo ops, a life sized Barbie bus photo booth, pool props, a volleyball net and yard games. Free. 5-10 p.m. Saturday (July 15). Armature Works, 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa. 813-250-3725.

Beach Barbie Party: Be prepared to see the movie with a Barbie look through custom lip and skin treatments. Treatment prices vary. 6:15-8:15 p.m. July 17. Holiday Inn Express, 3528 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. 352-683-5100.

Summer Series: Barbie: Families are invited to dress up in movie themed pajamas or costumes. $10. 7-8 p.m. July 20. Grove 16, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. 813-536-4753.

Random Fandom: Barbie: July’s Fandom focuses on “Barbie” with movie themed games. Free. 3 p.m. July 21. New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. 727-853-1279.

Malibu Barbie Party: Grab your girlfriends for a nostalgic night of wine and canvas Barbie style. $20. 6-9 p.m. July 21. Event Venue, 4152 U.S. 19, New Port Richey.

Pink Festival: Wear pink to celebrate Barbie with free popcorn, movie viewing, music and dancing. Free, $35 VIP. 7- 9 p.m. July 21. Grove 16, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. 813-536-4753.

Mermaid Barbie: Unleash the “magic of the sea” with a mermaid-themed Barbie art show. $10. 7 p.m. July 22. Coastal Creative, 2201 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. 813-452-9799.

Barbie Roller Skate: Celebrate the hot summer movie with a Barbie and Ken look-a-like contest, a Barbie photo box and games. $11, $5 skate rental. 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 28. United Skates of America, 5121 N Armenia Ave, Tampa. 813-876-5826.

Barbie Themed Kids Party: A Barbie themed painting party for kids. $20-$25. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 29. Joe’s Palette, 1915 E Bay Drive, Largo. 727-238-3053.