When: Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1
Where: Tampa Convention Center

Love pop culture from Star Trek to Stranger Things? Make sure you attend MegaCon where you’ll get to meet some of your favorite stars like Alex Kingston, William Shatner, Jay and Silent Bob, and Katie Cassidy (Arrow and The Flash) plus many more.   Learn more.

2017 Port Tampa Anchor Ball

When: Saturday, October 7
Where: Port Tampa Bay Cruise Terminal 6 

Come out for a night of dinner and dancing to support Tampa Port Ministries in their annual fundraiser. Proceeds benefit Tampa Port Ministries Seafarer’s Center and the Tampa Bay Maritime Scholarship Foundation and it’s George Steinbrenner Memorial Maritime Scholarship. Black tie is optional. A live and silent auction will take place during the ball. Learn more

2017 Tampa Boat Show

When: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Where: Tampa Convention Center

Postponed from the original September date due to Hurricane Irma, the 2017 Boat Show is the largest in-water boat show around. Bring the whole family to this family-friendly event. Take advantage of on-water boating and sailing lessons. Learn about boat maintenance and repair. Attend boating and fishing seminars.  Learn more.

Oktoberfest Tampa 2017

When: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Where: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 

Come out to enjoy the city’s largest waterfront beergarden and celebration of all things German for a weekend. Enjoy the event’s signature beer - Oktoberfest Tampa Dunkel, brewed by Coppertail Brewing. Dance all night to the stylings of DJ Jay Kay from Germany. Play free games like Stein Hoisting, Keg Stacking, Tug-o-War, Brat Toss, Carry the Wench, and more! Learn more.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

When: Thursday, October 19 through Sunday, October 22
Where: Coachman Park

What’s better than enjoying the cooler October weather in Clearwater? Listening to great music while you do it. This year’s Jazz Holiday features The Four Tops, The Temptations, Kenny Loggins, and much more! Learn more.

25th Haunted Woods

When: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Where: Hillsborough River State Park

Sponsored by the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society, this year’s Haunted Woods is a great and safe trick-or-treat alternative for the kids. Let them dress up in their costume and enjoy the Haunted Trail, Coloring Contests, and the Family Tram Ride (available Saturday only).  Learn more.

Oldsmar Oktoberfest

When: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Where: Tampa Bay Downs

Celebrate the German culture - especially the beer - for the second time in October at the Oldsmar Oktoberfest. Enjoy authentic German beer and food. Compete in the games: Stein Holding, Log Sawing, Keg Tossing, and Barrel Rolling. Learn more.

John’s Pass Seafood and Music Festival

When: Thursday, October 26 through Sunday, October 29
Where: John’s Pass on Madeira Beach

Good music and good seafood in the October sun - what more could you ask for? Enjoy the food, music, and the fun of this year’s festival. The Halloween Block Party is on Friday. Attend the Battle of Gulf Fishing Tournament on Saturday. Join your closest friends for the World’s Largest Bloody Mary Toast on Sunday! Learn more.

The Great West Chase

When: Saturday, October 28
Where: West Park Village in Westchase

Run a PR, help local schools, and celebrate Halloween a little early with the Great West Chase run. This is a Halloween run so costumes are encouraged. You can register for the 10k, 5k, or Fun Run event. Learn more.

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