Tampa Bay Weekend: Food festivals, rodeos and a lot more

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – This weekend in the Tampa Bay area is packed with festivals of all forms, from ice cream to french fries and even a rodeo.

Families can take pleasure in the first Tampa Bay Ice Product Festival at the St. Pete Pier, munch on some French fries at 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg or even attend SharkCon at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

These events are offered in no specific order. If you know of nearly anything heading on throughout the place in the upcoming, mail an electronic mail to on the [email protected].

Location: 600 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg

The first Tampa Bay Ice Cream festival will consider put at the St. Pete Pier on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ice cream and other sweet frozen treats will be available for order from in excess of a dozen vendors serving tender served, craft scoop ice cream, gelato, popsicles and a lot more.

People visiting can judge and vote for the to start with Very best Ice Cream in Tampa Bay award.

The occasion is free of charge and open to the community.

Spot: 333 S Franklin St, Tampa

Florida’s most significant anime convention will take position at the Tampa Conference Heart from Friday via Sunday.

There will be sellers, artists and panels for attendees. Other situations include things like an “Anime Human Chess Match,” “The Masquerade,” “Metro Fireplace Show” and a lot more.

Tickets are obtainable on the net for the event and are $90 for a weekend move and $40 to $50 for a single-day pass.

Place: 4800 N US Hwy 301, Tampa

SharkCon is back and larger at the Florida Condition Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday.

Stars from Nationwide Geographic, Shark 7 days and other scientists and famous people will be creating appearances, in addition to shark-themed displays, activities and other suppliers.

Tickets to the party are $21.95 for a 1-day pass and $29.95 for both equally times. Children’s tickets are $5.95 for a one working day pass and $7.50 for both of those days. Tickets can be acquired on-line.

Place: 222 22nd St S, St. Petersburg

The fifth once-a-year French Fry Pageant is returning to St. Petersburg at 3 Daughters Brewing on Friday from 6-10 p.m.

Participating food stuff trucks incorporate Pamz Pizza Cones, Anju Korean Gastro, Flip’n Tasty Filipino and Maggie on the Transfer.

The function is absolutely free to attend and is open to all ages.

Spot: 215 Sydney Washer Rd, Dover

The Tampa Bay Rodeo and Family members Competition is again on Friday and Saturday at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds.

The party will feature bronco riding, barrel racing, bull riding, foods and game titles. Functions contain camel rides, a mechanical bull, deal with painting, pony rides, big Jenga and extra.

There will be are living songs every evening from 5:15-7:15 p.m.

Gates open each day at 5 p.m. and the rodeo commences at 8 p.m. Tickets are out there on line for presale only.

Location: 4800 US 301, Tampa

The Tampa Bay Bridal Display will consider place in the Florida Condition Fairgrounds Amusement Hall on Sunday.

Brides starting up their marriage arranging or any bride in have to have of a caterer, photographer or other qualified can show up at the party from noon to 4 p.m.

Tickets are $5 and are offered on the net.

The very first 200 pre-registered brides in attendance will receive a wine glass as a present.

Location: 263 W Central Ave, Wintertime Haven

If you are seeking for treasure in Wintertime Haven, the hunt kicks off on Saturday at 11 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m.

All pirates 12 many years old and more youthful should sign up for their totally free treasure map to participate.

Children use the map to search downtown Winter Haven companies for the concealed Lego mini figure.

When observed, the map will be stamped by the company proprietor. When a participant has gathered all stamps, the map must be returned to the Main Avenue check-in table.

The moment returned, youngsters are ready to get various prizes, including the grand prize of 4 tickets to Legoland Florida Resort.

Families can register with the QR code uncovered on the web, on line at mainstreetwh.com or by calling 863-295-9422.

Locale: 12938 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa

Side Splitters Comedy Club will advantage the Homeless Empowerment System, or HEP with its Comedy for a Induce event.

The present with comedian Shellie Bejar will get place on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the occasion are $15 and admission is for people 18 decades and more mature, owing to experienced articles. All proceeds will reward HEP plans.