About Tampa Festivals

(Tampa, Florida, FL, USA)

Tampa is famed for its local festivals and celebrations, which often attract large crowds. Each year in March, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is part of a series of hugely popular Irish-themed celebrations and parties.

Popular festivals in Tampa include the following events.

Annual Tampa Festivals

  • January: Gasparilla Pirate Festival, taking place every year towards the end of the month, known for its colorful procession, which is led by an impressive pirate ship
  • February: Florida State Festival, the biggest fair on the southeastern side of Florida, lasting around two weeks
  • March: Gasparilla Festival of Arts, a two-day event showcasing a range of local arts and crafts from around the Tampa area
  • March: St. Patrick's Day Parade, a particularly popular event, with celebrations all around Tampa and lots of green decorations
  • April: MacDill Air Force Base, one of the country's leading airshows, taking place each year at Tampa's MacDill Airfest
  • May: Ybor City Bike Bash, attracting huge numbers of motorbikes in the Ybor area, close to Tampa
  • June: Ruskin Tomato Festival, held towards the end of the month, including a cooking competition
  • October: Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, where a selection of international films are screened

Tampa Convention Center
Address: 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida (FL), 33602, United States
Tel: +1 813 274 8511
Website: www.tampaconventioncenter.com/

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