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Celebrate America’s 243rd Birthday at the 2019 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival

Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Gearing Up for the 2019 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival

America is turning 243 years old next month, and that means there’s going to be a huge party in downtown Tampa to celebrate. Granted, there’s a big party to celebrate America’s birthday every year, but this year is going to be bigger and better than ever as we celebrate another year in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. We’re talking, of course, about the 2019 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival. So, if you’re wondering when and where the 2019 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival is this year, just keep on reading because we have all you need to know to gear up for the biggest Fourth of July party around. (more…)

Are the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games Coming to Tampa FL?

Monday, June 17th, 2019
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All You Need to Know About the 2019 DoD Warrior Games in Tampa FL

There are a ton of fun and exciting things to do around Tampa, FL, no matter what time of year it is. And what’s even better is that most of those festivals and events are used to help those in need. But perhaps no event is more important or more inspirational than the 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games, which just so happen to be coming to Tampa this year. That’s right, our country’s bravest heroes will be showing off their skills in Paralympic style sports and games right here in Tampa. But when are this year’s Warrior Games? And where exactly are they? You can find all of that out right here as we give you all you need to know about the 2019 DoD Warrior Games in Tampa, FL. (more…)

Let’s Help Find a Cure for Children’s Cancer with the 7th Annual Gelatin Plunge in Tampa FL

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Children’s Cancer Gelatin Plunge in Tampa Fundraiser Details

It’s a difficult topic to talk about, but it’s also one that has to be talked about as much as possible so awareness is always high. We’re talking, unfortunately, about childhood cancer. No one wants to hear the news that their child has cancer, but there are plenty of things to do to help make that discovery less painful – and it all starts with finding a cure. And the only way to find a cure is to pay for the research that will eventually lead to that cure, which is the goal of the Children’s Cancer Center’s 7th annual Gelatin Plunge fundraiser in Tampa, FL. So, without further ado, here are all the details you need to know about this important – and fun – fundraiser. (more…)

When and Where are the 2019 Rock the Park Concerts in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Rock the Park 2019 Dates and Location Information

Summer is upon us here in Tampa, FL, and we know all of you are ready to get out there and enjoy everything summer in Tampa has to offer. Now, we know there are a ton of different events, festivals, and activities to enjoy in and around Tampa during the summer, but while you’re out and about you’re definitely going to want to stop by Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa the first Thursday of every month for the Rock the Park 2019 concerts. To make sure you don’t miss a single one, here is the date and location information for Rock the Park 2019. (more…)

How Often is the Fresh Market Open at Wiregrass near Tampa FL?

Monday, May 27th, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fresh Market at Wiregrass

Everyone has their own summer and weekend traditions they like to enjoy, and one of our favorites here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – other than helping you find the perfect new Ford car, truck or SUV, of course – is heading out to local farmers’ markets. There are quite a few to choose from in the Tampa area, and you can’t go wrong no matter which one you choose, but one of our favorites is the Fresh Market at Wiregrass up in Wesley Chapel, FL. It’s a quick drive – a drive you can enjoy in your Ford – and it’s well worth the trip thanks to its wide variety of fresh food and products to enjoy. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about the Fresh Market at Wiregrass. (more…)

Set Out on the Culinary Adventure of a Lifetime with One of These Tampa Food Tours

Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Tampa Riverwalk Dine and Wine Tour Information

Our beautiful and dynamic home city of Tampa, FL, is known for a long list of many wonderful things, a list that includes some of the best culinary experiences you’ll find throughout the entire country – or the world, for that matter. From authentic Cubano sandwiches to delicious seafood – and everything in between – Tampa has it all, no matter what you’re craving. But because we have so many wonderful food options around Tampa, it can be hard to know just where to try next. Thankfully for those who can’t decide which restaurant to try next, the Tampa Riverwalk Dine and Wine Tour exists. And we’re here to give you all the information you need to enjoy it. (more…)

All Military Get Two Free Tickets to the Florida Aquarium on Memorial Day 2019 Weekend

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Celebrate Memorial Day 2019 with a Trip to the Florida Aquarium

Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. There are many ways to do this, from attending special Memorial Day ceremonies honoring the fallen to volunteering at veteran and active military events to celebrate those who are still fighting for our country. But for some military members, both active and retired, Memorial Day is best spent enjoying time with family and friends. And that’s exactly why the Florida Aquarium is giving all military personnel two free tickets on Memorial Day weekend. So, if celebrating Memorial Day 2019 weekend with a free trip to the Florida Aquarium sounds like the perfect way to spend your long weekend, read on to find out more. (more…)

All the Information You Need to Make Sure You Don’t Miss Out on the Fun at Tampa Riverfest 2019

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Celebrate the Tampa Waterfront at Tampa Riverfest 2019

There’s a lot to love about our great city of Tampa, FL. In fact, if you start asking people what their favorite part about Tampa is, you’re going to get a wide array of answers. But toward the top of everyone’s list has to be our breathtakingly beautiful waterfront. And that’s exactly why we love the annual Tampa Riverfest event so very much. But when is Tampa Riverfest 2019? Well, we’re going to tell you that and everything else you need to know in order to properly celebrate the Tampa waterfront at Tampa Riverfest 2019. (more…)

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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2019 Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival Date and Location Details

It’s always a great time to attend one of our spectacular Tampa area festivals no matter what time of the year it is, but there’s no doubting that our best events and festivals take place during the spring and summer. And one of those festivals is the 2019 Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival. Combining two of our great local loves – seafood and music – the 2019 Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival is a definite can’t-miss event for the whole family. But when is it? And where is it? We’ve got all of that covered right here as we take a look at the date and location details for the 2019 Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival. (more…)

When and Where is the 14th Annual 2019 Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival?

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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2019 Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival Details and Information

Spring is in full swing here in Tampa, FL, and that means it’s time to start the best season of festivals in the country. Now, sure, Tampa is home to insanely fun events and festivals all year round, but nothing can quite match the spring and summer festival season here in Tampa. And one of our favorite festivals is coming up soon – one that celebrates the Caribbean heritage of Tampa unlike any other. We’re talking about the 2019 Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival, of course, and we’ve got all the details and information you need to know so you don’t miss a thing right here. (more…)