Plenty of great events are coming to the Tampa area very soon. With the spring nearly here residents and visitors can enjoy baseball games (spring training) and many other great events. Here's a quick look at what's in store for March, April and May.

Gasparilla International Film Festival - March 2 - 9

One of the best film festivals of the year, the Gasparilla International Film Festival will feature plenty of great films, along with events. The films will be shown at multiple locations including the Tampa Theatre and the Centro Ybor Movie Theatre. Tickets range in price depending on the film.

Gasparilla International Food Festival - March 26 from 5pm to 9pm

Held at Ybor Centennial Park, this excellent even combines the history of Ybor City with the great restaurants found throughout the area. Just about every type of cuisine will be found at the festival. Enjoy the Taste Competition, plenty of food vendors and free admission for this event.

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta - April 5 from 11am to 2pm

Lykes Gaslight Park will host the Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta. This is the place to get lunch on April 5th with some of the best area food trucks coming out.

4th Annual Walk for Wishes - April 19 from 8am to 12:30pm

The Make-a-Wish foundation will hold its' annual fundraiser with the Walk for Wishes. This event will help to raise money and grant more wishes for the children.

Streetcar Live - Multiple Dates

Streetcar Live is actually a concert series held once a month through May. It's held aboard the Streetcar and dates include:

  •          March 4th - The Getbye
  •          April 1 - Young Partisans
  •          May 6 - TBD

Along with all of these upcoming events, the Tampa area will host a number of spring training games throughout March and other fun events.


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