Around The Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events (Aug. 15-17)

Friday, August 15

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60

Bring blankets, low lawn chairs or towels to plop on Clearwater Beach and watch Man of Steel. Concessions for sale.

Time: Dusk

Cost: Free

Location: Pier 60 10 Pier 60 Dr. Clearwater, FL 33767

Saturday, August 16

Water Works Community Festival



Join Mayor Bob Buckhorn for the grand opening of Water Works Park on Saturday, August 16, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be food trucks, live entertainment, fun activities for the kids, and fireworks at 9 p.m.!

Time: 5pm-9pm

Cost: Free

Location1710 N. Highland Ave. Tampa, FL 33602

Patel Conservatory Open House

The public is invited to tour the 45,000-square foot Patel Conservatory, which includes dance studios, classrooms, private music lesson studios and the TECO Theater. Attendees are invited to meet faculty and staff and enjoy complimentary refreshments.  Information will be provided about the Patel Conservatory’s 100 plus fall classes in dance, theater and music for all ages and abilities.

Time: 1pm. – 4pm

Cost: Free

Location: Patel Conservatory of the Arts 1010 N Wc Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602


Dunedin Blue Jays

Back to School Night
  • Enjoy the last days of summer while getting ready for school to re-start with school supply and backpack giveaways
Junior Jays Saturday
  • Facepainting and balloons, caricatures, interactive games, and kids can run the bases after the game!
Saturday Night is Movie Night
  • When the Blue Jays win on Saturdays, your ticket becomes a free ticket to any movie at Cobb Theatres!


Time: 6:30pm

Cost: $7

Location: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium,  373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, FL 34698


Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest


Time: 12-3pm

Location: Morean Arts Center


Florida Railroad Museum

The train excursions operate only on the weekends, and often have a theme attached (think Halloween ghost train).

 Time: 10am-4pm

Cost: Kids 3-11 are Free

Locaton: 12210 83rd St E, Parrish, FL 34219


On Going Saturday Fun

Tampa Art Museum Art Spot

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Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602 [Map]

Time: 11 am –2 pm

Cost: Free

Details: Every Saturday the Museum offers a drop-in art program from 11a – 2p. Come and let your children explore their creativity by creating an art project in our Golding-Scher classroom. The art projects are self-guided, and the gallery-related monthly themes offer a different art activity each week. No registration required.

Summer Fireworks Series

Fireworks Show

Location: 615 Channelside Dr #117, Tampa, FL 33602 [Map]

Time: 5-11pm , Fireworks at 9pm

Cost: Free

Details: Every Saturday, Channelside offers a “Light Up Channelside” Fireworks show. Other activities include local artists, food, and entertainment.


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