What to Do in Tampa this Weekend – September 22-24, 2023

Looking for things to do in Tampa this weekend? Check out Tampa Bay Observer’s list of activities, events, and programs happening this weekend, September 22 to 24, 2023: 

1. Wisdom For Life Retreat 2023

Date and Time: Starts on Friday, September 22, · 3 p.m. EDT

Location: Crossover Church, 1235 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612

Tickets: $175 – $875

Tampa events this weekend include this enlightening 3-day retreat that transcends traditional conferences. Aptly dubbed an “Encounter” and “Experience,” Wisdom for Life Retreat 2023 is an evolution from a Clubhouse community of individuals united by their passion for God, healthy relationships, fun, and making wise life choices. The retreat is designed to enrich the soul with activities ranging from a rejuvenating day cruise to an entertaining comedy show. Registration packages offer an all-inclusive experience, though it’s worth noting that hotel and lodging costs are separate.

2. Rare Of Breed Recovery Tour

Date and Time: Friday, September 22 · 5 – 10 p.m. EDT

Location: England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Avenue, North Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Tickets: $0 – $200

A shining star among Tampa events this weekend. The Nation Of Truth invites everyone for a mesmerizing evening of soulful music, enlightening ministry, and captivating entertainment. Be a part of this spectacular event as Rare of Breed, along with Dj Winn and Adam Thompson, crafts an unforgettable musical experience. The event, set against the scenic England Brothers Band Shell backdrop, promises a sound quality and ambiance that will touch every soul. Dive deep into the musical genius of Rare of Breed as he presents a blend of original tracks and popular hits. Every cent of the proceeds will be directed to support the Nation Of Truth community initiatives.

3. Screen on The Green

Date and Time: Friday, September 22 · 7 – 10 p.m. EDT

Location: The Green at UTC, 125 N Cattlemen Rd Sarasota, FL 34243 

Tickets: Free

One of the family-friendly Tampa events this weekend is the Screen on The Green. Level up your evening with the nostalgia of the Super Mario Bros. as “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” takes center stage at the Screen on The Green. Starting early, kids can meet and greet their favorite Mario characters, enjoy face painting, and indulge in other activities. As the sun dips below the horizon, the movie magic begins. Located at The Green at UTC, this monthly event offers entertainment, food, and camaraderie.

4. Philly Vs Tampa Weekend + MNF Tailgate Party

Date and Time: September 23 · 5 p.m. – September 25 · 11 p.m. EDT

Location: Tampa, 725 South Harbour Island Tampa, FL 33602

Tickets: $0 – $75

Among the sportier Tampa events this weekend is this adrenaline-pumping face-off. Gear up for an adrenaline-pumping weekend as the Philadelphia Eagles face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Amid the electrifying anticipation of the big match, immerse yourself in a three-day extravaganza boasting four unique events tailor-made for the fans of both teams. As Tampa’s rich nightlife merges with the excitement, fans can mingle, party, and build anticipation for the grand game. One ticket offers VIP access to all the events, including a not-to-be-missed Tailgate Party on Monday.

5. Uncorked: Tampa Wine Fest

Date and Time: Saturday, September 23 · 7 – 11 p.m. EDT

Location: ZooTampa at Lowry Park, 1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604 

Tickets: $65 – $100

Tampa events this weekend for wine lovers are a treat, and Uncorked is leading the way. Set in the enchanting ambiance of ZooTampa, this fest allows attendees to sip and savor over 150 exquisite wines and bubblies from across the globe. With the zoo’s enclosures as a backdrop, this unique venue guarantees an evening of sophistication and fun. Various ticket options are available, from VIP experiences with exclusive winery access to early admissions, ensuring every wine enthusiast finds their perfect fit.

6. Veterans Art Center Tampa Bay 10th Year Anniversary Reception

Date and Time: Saturday, September 23 · 7 – 10 p.m. EDT

Location: Hillsborough County Bar Association, 1610 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602 

Tickets: $40.00

Tampa events this weekend are not complete without paying homage to our veterans. Join the Veterans Art Center Tampa Bay (VACTB) as they mark a decade of “Healing and Unifying” with a grand reception. This event promises to be an evening of reflection, recognition, and looking forward to the center’s future endeavors. Notable attendees and speakers will grace the occasion, including Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Brian Ford, COO of Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The event will feature appetizers, beverages, and live music, along with commemorations, awards, and announcements. The evening highlights VACTB’s ten years of using art as a therapeutic tool.

7. Fall Family Fest 2023

Date and Time: Saturday, September 23 · 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. EDT

Location: Water Works Park Tampa, 1710 N Highland Ave Tampa, FL 33602 United States

Tickets: Giveaway Entry

Tampa events this weekend have a family touch with the Fall Family Fest 2023. Kick off with the Tampa Bay Moms Group at the Fall Family Fest 2023! This family-oriented event is about free fun, community, and celebrating the season. The fest has interactive exhibits, swag bags, entertainment, delightful food, and more. The venue is perfect for family fun with its shady spots, splash pad, and dog park. Its location near the beautiful River Walk, Ulele, and Armature Works also ensures there’s always something more to explore. Don’t forget to grab your free giveaway ticket for some fantastic prizes!

8. Hatebreed Concert

Date and Time: Sunday, September 24 · 6 – 11 p.m. EDT

Location: The Orpheum, 14802 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613

Tickets: $30 – $35

For rock lovers, Tampa events this weekend feature the Hatebreed Concert. Dive into a headbanging evening as the “Hatebreed: Rise of Brutality 20th Anniversary Tour” takes over Tampa. Presented by the renowned “For Your Friends,” get ready for a power-packed performance headlined by Hatebreed and supported by thrilling acts like Terror, Vein, and Inhuman Condition. The historic Orpheum provides the perfect setting for this musical adventure.

Note: The event is inclusive, welcoming all ages, but a guardian must join those under 18.

9. Vintage Tee Gallery

Date and Time: Sunday, September 24 · 6:30 – 10 p.m. EDT

Location: Michael Murphy Gallery, 2701 South MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629 

Tickets: Free Admission

Fashion and art intertwine in Tampa events this weekend with the Vintage Tee Gallery. This event is a unique opportunity for art and fashion enthusiasts. Hosted by our company, this free t-shirt exhibition and auction party offers a curated collection in collaboration with Ralli roots from whatnot. Set in the esteemed Michael Murphy Gallery, this event is more than just an exhibition; it’s a gathering of like-minded souls, appreciators of art, and those with a flair for fashion.

10. Day & Night Tampa Experience

Date and Time: Sunday, September 24 · 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT

Location: 108 North 11th Street, Tampa, FL 33602, USA

Tickets: Free Admission

End your Tampa events this weekend with the Day & Night Tampa Experience. Spanning 12 hours, this event is a whirlwind of activities, from shopping at a Sunday Tampa Market to an exhilarating food challenge. The atmosphere buzzes with live music, entertainment, challenges, and networking opportunities as the sun sets. With a mix of professionals, artists, influencers, and more, it’s a unique blend of celebration and connection. Wine and spirits will be available throughout, with special events like the Exotic Cereal Challenge and Shake & Paint adding to the allure.

What’s On This Weekend?

Tampa events this weekend never disappoint. Each event adds a unique stitch to Tampa’s vibrant cultural tapestry, from fashion-forward galleries to family fests. Whether you’re a local or just stopping by, there’s an experience waiting to enrich your stay! Happy weekend!

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