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8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 23-24

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1. Tailgate Taste Festival (Saturday)
Watch football and sample area restaurants at Curtis Hixon Park this weekend! Get the details

2. Hooked On Heroes (Saturday)

Kid's fishing tournament plus brunch to benefit Florida's wounded warriors! Get the details

3. Sunday Funday at Pier 60 (Sunday)
A free event for the family in Clearwater with games, giveaways and live music hosted by the Healing Heroes Network. Get the details

4. Fabulous Independent Film Festival (Saturday, Sunday)

Annual film festival celebrating the LGBTQ community in Sarasota this weekend. Get the details

5. Food Truck Rally & Music Festival (Saturday)
Food trucks roll to the Coliseum in Bradenton; so go hungry and enjoy live music all night long. Get the details

6. Cruise In and Car Show (Saturday)
Antique and classic cars on display, with food and live entertainment in St. Pete. Get the details

7. Light Up Channelside (Saturday)
Summer is almost over so don't miss the summer fireworks series with a night of live music and food. Get the details

8. Tampa Bay Rowdies (Saturday)
The Rowdies take on the Railhawks for a night of soccer, plus it's $2 hot dog night! Get the details


OTHER EVENTS

There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don't see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do here, http://events.wfla.com/.

If you don't see your event listed, you can search for other events here, http://events.wfla.com/listings .

We know there's tons of cool things that make our area so special, so make sure to share the great things happening in your community.

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