Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Tampa Bay Boat Show

When: May 12-14 10-6 pm 

Where: 4800 US Hwy 301 N Tampa, FL 33610 

Description:  Ahoy Mates! This is the boating sales event of the season. Chart your course to the Tampa Bay Boat Show. This grand event showcases area boat dealers and manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies... great accessories too. This three-day sales event offers a great way to see and compare all available makes and models in one location. The main floor will be filled with new boats, trailers, docking and safety equipment and many outdoor-related exhibits!

You won't believe the selection of boats on display from large to small... too many makes and models to list them all! Millions of dollars of boating inventory...All IN ONE LOCATION. Area lenders will be on hand offering low show financing rates. You could be on the water before the weekend is over. The event is open to the public. Admission is free.


2. Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest

When: Saturday, May 13th 4-8 pm13th 4-8 pm

Where: 415 Woodmont Avenue Temple Terrace, FL 33617 

Description: What could be more fun than a sampling of 70 plus beers from 30 different brewers - all under the shady oaks of Historic Woodmont Park in Temple Terrace? There will be many local brewers - from home brewers to local brewing companies to the really BIG guys - who all agreed to bring their best brews! In 2015, the Rotary Club of Temple Terrace launched its inaugural BrewFest which won over the residents of the city and brought in hundreds from the surrounding Tampa Bay area. Make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of the (now) yearly rain or shine event. A wide variety of food trucks will be on hand to add to the fun as well as the lively sounds of several bands - Ben Prestage booked - watch for more. Parking is free!BrewFest which won over the residents of the city and brought in hundreds from the surrounding Tampa Bay area. Make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of the (now) yearly rain or shine event. A wide variety of food trucks will be on hand to add to the fun as well as the lively sounds of several bands - Ben Prestage booked - watch for more. Parking is free!


3. Mother's Day Jazz In The Park with David Sanborn

When: Sunday, May 14th 1-7 pm 

Where: 600 N Ashley Dr Tampa, FL 33602 

Description: The captivating event will host a variety of family-friendly activities that include an engaging Children’s Village, food vendors, local/regional musical entertainment, giveaways and much more. The headliner will be none other than:  Mr. David Sanborn, Jazz Super Legend, with countless hits over the past 4 decades will be adorning the mothers of Tampa Bay with his musical talents. The Event is FREE to attend and open to the general public.  


4. T Marie's Valrico Sunday Market

When: Sunday, May 14th 10-3 pm

Where: 3407 Lithia Pinecrest Rd Valrico, FL 33596 

Description:  Shop our communities local vendors. There is live entertainment, food vendors, fresh produce stands, jewelry makers, woodworkers, homemade soaps and body care, beautiful paintings, handmade art, and so many more unique vendors.


5. Brews and Bites at The Sail

When: Friday, May 12th 6-10 pm

Where: 333 South Franklin St Tampa, FL 33602 

Description: The second Friday of each month, THE SAIL hosts a Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally. A rolling celebration of food and fun, Brews & Bites will feature a fleet of area food trucks, and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar.