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When is the 2018 Snow on 7th Holiday Parade in Tampa FL?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Merry Christmas written against a festive background

2018 Snow on 7th Holiday Parade Date, Time and Location Details

Those who dream of a white Christmas here in Tampa, FL, are often left disappointed – that is, unless those people head to Ybor City for the Snow on 7th Holiday Parade. That’s because the Snow on 7th Holiday Parade uses some good old-fashioned holiday magic to produce snow for one very special day and one very special event. So, if you’re looking to enjoy a snow-covered holiday festival, make sure you get to Ybor City for the Snow on 7th Holiday Parade. But when is the Snow on 7th Holiday Parade? And where exactly in Ybor City is it? Well, we’re going to cover all of that right here as we check out the date, time and location details for the 2018 Snow on 7th Holiday Parade. (more…)

How Can I Get in the Holiday Spirit in Tampa FL?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
lit Christmas tree against a red background

Festive Events in Tampa FL During the Holiday 2018 Season

November will quickly be turning into December, which means it’s time to start getting into the holiday spirit. Now, for some people, getting into the holiday spirit is an easy thing to accomplish since they’ve been waiting for it all year. But others need a little help getting into the holiday spirit, which is why we made this guide covering three of the most festive events in Tampa, FL, during the holiday 2018 season. Whether you go to these events or others – there’s no shortage of them out there – we hope you have a happy and healthy holiday season. (more…)

Where Can I Go Out to Eat on Thanksgiving 2018 in Tampa FL?

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2018 in Tampa FL

Thanksgiving 2018 is almost upon us, and reading that will surely give a lot of people anxiety. While it’s true that there’s nothing better than getting together with family and friends for a big Thanksgiving meal, preparing and cooking that meal can be an undertaking that many just aren’t ready for. If that’s the case, there’s nothing wrong with letting someone else do the work by heading out to a local restaurant for your big Thanksgiving meal. With that in mind, here’s a list of the restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Tampa, FL. (more…)

Put the Giving Back in Thanksgiving by Helping These Tampa-Area Food Pantries

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
hands filling a bag with groceries

2 Tampa FL Food Pantries that Can Use Your Help

With November comes the start of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and all of the December holidays aren’t too far behind. That means many different things for many different people, be we hope one thing it means for everyone is an increase in giving. There are many ways to help the unfortunate during the holiday season – and the rest of the year, too – but one of the easiest ways to help those in need is to donate food to a local food pantry. We have many food pantries throughout Tampa, FL, that need help, but we’re here to highlight two specific Tampa, FL, food pantries that can use your help this year – and every year. So, the next time you’re out grocery shopping, please keep these two food pantries – and the countless hungry people in our community – in mind. (more…)

Where are the Best Places to Have Fun During the Fall in Tampa FL?

Friday, October 26th, 2018
little boy playing in a pile of leaves

Fall 2018 Events and Festivals In and Around Tampa FL

We’ve spent a lot of time here on our Brandon Ford Blog this month talking about the best ways to get ready for and get the most out of Halloween 2018. But fall 2018 in Tampa, FL, is far more than just Halloween festivities and trick or treating events. In fact, fall in Tampa is packed to the brim with fun family activities and weekend adventures. With that in mind, let’s check out three of the best fall 2018 events and festivals in and around Tampa, FL. (more…)

When Can My Kids Go Trick or Treating in Tampa FL for Halloween 2018?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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2018 Trick or Treat Events In and Around Tampa FL

As a parent, there are few things more fun that helping your child pick out the perfect costume, get all dressed up, and head on out trick or treating. But trick or treating isn’t the same as it was when we were kids. Safety is now more important than ever, which is why many parents choose to take their kids to special trick or treating events instead of letting them loose in the neighborhood. If you’re one of those parents, you’re definitely going to want to check out this pair of special 2018 trick or treat events taking place in and around Tampa, FL. (more…)

Where Can I Get Scared Silly in Tampa FL During Halloween 2018?

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
happy Halloween written in white against a background of trick or treaters

Halloween 2018 Events and Festivals in Tampa FL

We are officially in October which means it’s time to begin figuring out what we’re going to do to celebrate Halloween 2018. Of course, there’s trick or treating and pumpkin carving and all that fun stuff, but since we live in Tampa, FL, there’s also a ton of other fun Halloween 2018 events and festivals to choose from. With that in mind, let’s check out three of the best Halloween 2018 events and festivals in Tampa, FL. (more…)

How Can I Get Ready for Fall 2018 and Halloween around Tampa FL?

Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Pumpkins and Other Fall Decorations in Tampa FL

Fall has officially begun here in Tampa, FL, and that means everyone is getting in the fall mood and preparing for all the spooky little guests they’ll be receiving on Halloween. But while most people have fall and Halloween decorations to reuse from previous years, it’s also always fun to go out and get some fresh decorations for the new season. With that in mind, here are some of the best places in Tampa, FL, to get pumpkins and other fall decorations. (more…)

2018 Brews by the Bay Date, Time and Location Details

Friday, September 21st, 2018
the logo of the Florida Aquarium

When is the 2018 Brews by the Bay Festival in Tampa FL?

Summer may be wrapping up here in Tampa, FL, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still a ton of fun activities, events and festivals taking place all around our great city. In fact, one such festival is coming up soon at the Florida Aquarium right here in Tampa. We’re talking, of course, about the 2018 Brews by the Bay Festival. But when is the 2018 Brews by the Bay Festival? Well, we’re going to cover that and more right here as we go over all of the date, time and location details for the 2018 Brews by the Bay Festival. (more…)

When is the 2018 Tampa Oktoberfest?

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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2018 Tampa Oktoberfest Date, Time and Location Details

Fall is right around the corner here in Tampa, FL, which means that Oktoberfest is also right around the corner. That’s an exciting time no matter where you are in our great country, but it’s even more exciting when you live in Tampa, FL, as we have one of the top 5 Oktoberfests in the country (according to sheknows.com). But when is the 2018 Tampa Oktoberfest? And where is it? And what’s all taking place during it? Well, we’re going to cover all of that right here as we take a look at the date, time and location details for the 2018 Tampa Oktoberfest. (more…)