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8 THINGS TO DO IN TAMPA, FL (APRIL 04 - APRIL 13)

Swimming with Manatees

Swimming with Manatees

November–April (all year round) • activity

Swim with the gentle giants in the warm waters of Crystal river

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

early March–late September • nature

Our wee friends flock to the Sunshine State as eagerly as tourists do

Sunrise & Sunset

Sunrise & Sunset

all year round • nature

Discover Florida's most stunning spots to watch the sun

Beach Season

Beach Season

April–November (all year round) • activity

Florida enjoys a warm climate most of the year

Citrus Season

Citrus Season

October–June • food

Florida is famous for its beautiful citrus groves and delicious fruits

Dolphin Watching

Dolphin Watching

all year round (best in late May–August) • nature

Observe playful sea mammals all around Florida's coast

Kiteboarding and Windsurfing

Kiteboarding and Windsurfing

November–April • activity

One of top-five wind sports destinations in the United States

Surfing

Surfing

early August–mid-April • activity

Not so popular with pro surfers, Florida could nevertheless be attractive for beginners

12 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Chalk Festival in Venice

Chalk Festival in Venice

out of rangeOctober 29–November 1, 2021 • event

One of the most important pavement art events in the world

Florida Strawberry Festival

Florida Strawberry Festival

out of rangeMarch 4–14, 2021 • event

Celebrate the strawberry harvest, with the local community of Eastern Hillsborough County

Gasparilla Pirate Fest

Gasparilla Pirate Fest

out of rangeJanuary 30, 2021 • event

One of the greatest festivals in Florida for the whole family

Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival

Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival

out of rangeNovember 12–15, 2021 • event

Professional sand sculptors and amateurs compete at one of Florida's best beaches

4th of July

4th of July

out of rangeJuly 1–5, 2021 • event

The forecast is...lots of sunshine and fireworks!

Florida State Fair

Florida State Fair

out of rangeFebruary 11–22, 2021 • event

Don't miss the first State Fair of the year in the USA, that gets all the latest and greatest

Halloween Events

Halloween Events

out of rangemid-September–October • event

Halloween is one of the favorite holidays in Florida

Christmas Lights in Tampa

Christmas Lights in Tampa

out of rangelate November–early January  • event

Holidays in Tampa Bay are all about magical twinkling lights

Tampa Am

Tampa Am

out of rangeNovember 18–21, 2021 • event

The biggest amateur skateboarding contest on the planet

New Year's Eve in Tampa Bay

New Year's Eve in Tampa Bay

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

A big celebration on Florida's Gulf Coast

Mamey Sapote Harvest

Mamey Sapote Harvest

out of rangeMay–July • food

Sweet and smooth. Don't forget to try this exotic fruit!

Chinese New Year in Tampa

Chinese New Year in Tampa

out of rangeFebruary 12, 2021 • event

Lion dances, delicious food, and Chinese art in Tampa Bay

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