1. Beachgoers are seen along Clearwater Beach in 2021. Florida and its beaches are a top destination for spring break. Locally, school districts and three top colleges all share the week of March 11-15 off.
  2. Naomi Abrey, 2, of Tampa, enjoys a snack with her mother Emily Naranjo, while celebrating Aiah Yassin’s birthday during the 20th annual “Picnic in the Park,” at Henry B. Plant Park in Tampa on Sunday, March 3, 2024.
  3. The Beach Theatre on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach is shown in this 2021 photo. The theater has recently sold and the new owners plan to use it to show movies and theater productions.
  4. Unicorn World, an interactive experience geared towards families is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa March 9-10, 2024.
  5. A school of fish swims at an exhibit at the Florida Aquarium on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Tampa.
  6. Kacey Musgraves will bring her Deeper Well World Tour to Amalie Arena in Tampa on Friday, Nov. 29, 2024. Concert tickets go on sale next week.
  7. Clearwater Lt. Mike Spitaleri places a tennis ball on the grave of his K-9 partner, Major, during the annual K-9 Memorial Service at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens pet cemetery on Tuesday in Palm Harbor.
  8. Zach Pace, left, and Ro Patel will soon open Ten Rooms, an ambitious new dining and retail destination inside El Centro Español in Ybor.
  9. The Florida Strawberry Festival returns for its 89th year in Plant City running Feb. 29-March 10.
  10. The annual Picnic in the Park on the front lawn of the Henry B. Plant Museum features Victorian games, people in vintage clothing (shown here in 2014), live music, entertainment and activities.
  11. Sting, left, and Billy Joel perform to a sold-out crowd at Raymond James Stadium Saturday night.
  12. Billy Joel performs to a sold-out crowd at Raymond James Stadium Saturday. Sting opened the show.
  13. People attend Localtopia, a yearly celebration of all things local, at Williams Park on Saturday in St. Petersburg.
  14. The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is returning to Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Tampa on March 2-3, 2024.
  15. Garrett Cheney, from the United States, performs during the Fire act on opening night of Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  16. A topiary of Mirabel from the Disney animated film “Encanto” will greet guests once again at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, running Feb. 28-May 27. The annual springtime event is filled with creative topiaries, gardens, food kiosks and free daily concerts.
  17. A cone of vanilla soft serve outside Twistee Treat on St. Pete Beach.
  18. Beachgoers enjoy alcoholic drinks near Caddy's on the Beach on Treasure Island in 2019. It's legal to drink on Treasure Island, but with a set of rules including no kegs and no glass bottles.
  19. Sting, shown singing in Tampa in 2007 on the left, and Billy Joel, shown during a Madison Square Garden performance on the right, will co-headline a concert at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, February 24, 2024.
  20. Billy Joel and Sting will perform for one night only in Tampa at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday.
  21. The exterior of Hillsborough High School in Tampa.
  22. An aerial drone view of the tents for Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  23. Peso Pluma, the 24-year-old Grammy-award winning regional Mexican singer, announced a Tampa stop for his 2024 Exodo Tour. Tickets go on sale this week via Citi Entertainment and Live Nation for the Amalie Arena concert this summer.
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