Things to do this weekend: May 13-15Comments Off on Things to do this weekend: May 13-15
Looking for fun and adventure this weekend? Here are our major picks of events taking place in the Tampa Bay and Orlando areas:
Tampa Bay area
Slide the City
For 12 hours, a Tampa street will transform into a 1,000-foot-long water slide Saturday, part of a 100-city slide tour. But in flat Tampa, organizers had to get creative. More information: http://www.slidethecity.com/
Disney On Ice
A cast of more than 50 Disney characters dance on ice to more than 30 classic songs. Cost: Tickets starting at $ 18. Where: Amalie Arena. When: 3 shows Saturday, 2 Sunday. More information: http://www.amaliearena.com/events/detail/disney-on-ice-presents-100-years-of-magic
Second Saturday ArtWalk
Several downtown St. Petersburg art districts come together to offer new affordable works of art and cultural entertainment. Free trolleys and parking available. When: 5-9 p.m. Saturday. More information: https://stpeteartsalliance.org/artwalk/
Even more events can be found in our On The Town calendar for the Bay area.
In its 10th year in Orlando, this expo brings reptile and exotic animal vendors, breeders, experts and educators together in a family-friendly event. When: Saturday-Sunday. Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds. Cost: 1-day ticket $ 10 adult, $ 5 ages 5-12, 4-under are free. More information: http://www.repticon.com/orlando
Bacon, Bourbon & Blues
Enjoy the three Bs and celebrate Oviedo’s new amphitheater at this music festival. Proceeds benefit HOPE Helps, which fights homelessness in Central Florida. Cost: $ 25 at the gate. When: 5-11 p.m. Saturday. Where: Center Lake Park in Oviedo. More information: http://www.sublimeeventsandservices.com/
Thunder on Cocoa Beach
Tens of thousands are expected this weekend at Cocoa Beach for the annual super boat races. Boats can travel up to 200 mph. Races start at noon Sunday, but events and concerts will take place during the weekend. Cost: Free from the beach, but tented VIP seating tickets are available. More information: http://thunderoncocoabeach.com/
And here are even more Central Florida events in our On The Town calendar for Central Florida.