1. Earlier today• Things To Do
    Kevin Hart brings his comedy to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa on Friday.
  2. The quarter-mile-long rainbow flag being rolled up at the end of the Pride in Paradise Parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street in 2022.
  3. A still from "MerPeople," Netflix's four-part documentary series that revolves around mermaid culture. The series includes mermaids from Tampa Bay's own Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.
  4. Busch Gardens is bringing back free beer. You can get a complimentary 7-ounce beer and Pass Members get two per visit. The offer ends July 20.
  5. Joe Vila, Willie Vila, Wilfred Vila, Hector Vila, Robert Vila, Denio Vila and Tony Vila at Vila Brothers Park in 2005. The brothers served in the military, spanning World War II to Operation Desert Storm.
  6. Tampa Bay Times reporters Gabrielle Calise and Helen Freund feel alive at Lassing Park in St. Petersburg.
  7. Marine Corps Veteran Jack Strong plays 'Taps' during Remembrance Service. Here is a list of Tampa Bay area food and drink specials to help you mark the holiday.
  8. Broadway star Idina Menzel will perform at the St. Pete Pride Friday night concert, the day before the big parade.
  9. Memorial Day is May 29.
  10. In October, the St. Pete Pier event attempted to break the world record for the largest hammock hangout. The Hammock Festival returns June 10.
  11. Watch as area chefs attempt to build a world record-setting 280-foot-long Cuban sandwich at the annual Cuban Sandwich Festival in Ybor City on Sunday. The sandwich is expected to feed around 700 people experiencing homelessness.
  12. Madai Favaro, a museum educator with Tampa's Glazer Children's Museum, introduces Big John, the world’s largest documented fossilized triceratops skeleton, during a visit with kindergarten students from Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Tampa.
  13. The first passengers experience the two-day Walt Disney World Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser back in March 2022.
  14. A display of Pride flags wave in the air during the Tampa Pride Diversity Parade at Ybor City on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in Tampa. Tampa's fall Pride on the River event has been canceled due to the the political climate in Florida.
  15. Post Malone accepts the award for favorite rap/hip-hop album for "Hollywood's Bleeding" at the American Music Awards on Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The singer is coming to Tampa in August.
  16. The Jack Kerouac House of St. Petersburg, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the writer's final home, is raising funds by welcoming fans into the house. A $250 donation and $100 cleaning fee gets you a night's stay.
  17. Booker T. Washington Elementary School student Zoey McCray, 6, gets a close look at Big John, the world’s largest documented fossilized triceratops skeleton, through a bubble dome at the Big John exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa.
  18. Fairgrounds St. Pete’s new installation, "Shrimpfinity" by Milagros Collective includes a 6-foot tall shrimp cocktail sculpture, projections, a shrimp disco ball and a soundtrack. The exhibit remains open through May 29.
  19. The crowd at a previous Tampa Pig Jig, which featured headliner Darius Rucker.
  20. Chilean sea bass is served at Ponte Modern American in Midtown Tampa.
  21. Pianist Sergei Kossenko and violinist Olga Ferroni perform as a duet during the Candlelight: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac concert on Friday, May 5, 2023, at First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg.
  22. Ringo Starr performs during the Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band concert at The Greek Theatre on Sept. 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. The group is coming to The Sound in Clearwater for a show this September.
  23. The "Partners" statue, featuring Walt Disney holding the hand of Mickey Mouse, sits in front of Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Disney World in Orlando. The copper statue was created by Blaine Gibson in 1993.
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