St. Pete Taco and Tequila Festival Happening This Weekend

You can indulge in the Taco & Tequila Festival this weekend if you're feeling like a fiesta, but music festivals, sunflower mazes, and so many more exciting activities are happening across Tampa this weekend.

Thanks to Sharon Wynne of the Tampa Bay Times for helping put together this great list of weekend events!

St. Pete Tacos & Tequila Festival

This is said to be Tampa Bay's LARGEST Taco & Tequila Festival. It will be held at Vinoy Park on Saturday from 12-8 PM. There will also be live music throughout the day, starting at 12:30. Visit for tickets & more information.

Uptown Music Festival

This festival highlights the culture of the Uptown District of Tampa through music and art.

The festival benefits several programs and services of the University Area CDC. Tickets range from $25-$50, with children 12 and younger receiving free admission.

Saturday, May 13th from 4-10 PM.

University Area Community Development Center - located at 14013 N 22nd St., Tampa. 813-558-5212

Sunflower Season at Sweetfields Farm

Spring is here!! Whether you want to go on an old-fashioned hayride, play with farm animals, or stroll through the beautiful 7-acre sunflower maze, you can do it ALL at Sweetfields Farm in Brooksville. Of course, there are also U-Pick sunflowers, Zinnias, and even veggies! For the kids, there are plenty of activities, including a treehouse!

Get your tickets HERE.

Hippie Dash for Peace, Love, and Goodwill

Get your tackiest outfit and go for a run for a good cause! There will be prizes for the best-dressed hippie, flower child, and doggie. Gather in Safety Harbour for your choice of a 1-mile walk, Woof & Roll, 10K, 8K, or a Flower Child Fun Run! A post-race party includes ‘60s music, free food, and costume contests with Benefits Goodwill programs. $12-$87. 6:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane.

Riverview Riverfest Carnival

May 12-15th - Rides, Food, Games, and Adult Beverages on the River! Woo-hoo! There's even a Roamin Oldies Car Show on Saturday. Ride wristbands are available for $25 per day. Yard sale spaces are available for all four days.

WHERE: International Independent Showmen's Club at 6915 Riverview Dr. Riverview, FL

Now for CONCERTS!!!! A few shows are happening in Tampa this weekend!

  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: Do you love Rock N' Roll? Sunday at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. Tickets are $50 & up.
  • Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town: The Grammy-winning country singer/songwriter will be in town on Friday night at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. Tickets range from $40-$150.
  • Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Happening all weekend at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Orchestra will be hosting their Masterwork Series, presenting Mozart's Requiem. This is one of their most popular shows every year.

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