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8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 30-31

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1. Tampa's Largest Home & Garden Show (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Everything for in and around your home will be on display at the Tampa Convention Center. Get the details
PLUS: Free admission all three days compliments of WFLA News Channel 8!

2. Old Skool Weekend (Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
Shepard's Park in Clearwater Beach will have tons of music and fun to celebrate your long weekend! Get the details

3. End of Summer at the Aquarium (Sunday)
The Florida Aquarium has extended hours, plus lighted boat parade and fireworks to celebrate Labor Day! Get the details

4. Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival (Saturday, Sunday, Monday)

Stroll the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks for arts, crafts, food and music this weekend. Get the details

5. Gecko Fest (Saturday)
Gulfport's annual Gecko Fest is a great time for the family with shows and music, dedicated to the town's unofficial mascot. Get the details

6. Summer Jam Festival (Saturday)
Ybor City says goodbye to summer with the 10th annual music festival held at New World Brewery and Crowbar. Get the details

7. Rays vs. Red Sox (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
Tampa Bay Rays take on the Boston Red Sox all Labor Day weekend at the Trop. Get the details

8. Artisans Show (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
Arts and crafts, kids activities, indoor exhibits, food and more at the Florida State Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. 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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WEATHER
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