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16 Memorial Day Events in Tampa Bay

Can you believe summer is finally here?! That means hella rooftop bar parties, bbq’s plus wearing less and going out more. Memorial Day kicks off the fun times and there’s plenty going on this weekend.

The Memorial Day events in Tampa Bay to know about:

American Social Start off the first weekend before the start of summer can find AmSo’s popular brunch items along with $3 bottomless bubbly drinks. 5/30 11:30 a.m-3 p.m. 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, 813-605-3333. 

Astro Skate of Brandon Enjoy the cold AC plus free hot dogs between 1 p.m.-2 p.m. $7+ skate rental. 5/30 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 750 W Robertson St., Brandon, 813-681-3635.

Bayboro Brewing The veteran-owned brewery partners with Crossfit 9 Gym to sponsor a donation drive and workout at the gym. The band Gypsy Wind will be the live entertainment that afternoon. The veterans tab is open all day. Starts 5/30 with 9 a.m. workout. 2390 5th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, 727-767-9666. @bayborobrewing on Facebook. 

Bogota Kitchen + Bar Lots of food, cold drinks, and a whole lot of music and dancing. $5 for general admission, $25 for table-for-4 reservations. 5/29 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 917 11th St., Palm Harbor, 727-754-5047. @bogotakitchen on Facebook. 

Caddy’s Remember and honor those the entire Memorial Day weekend with a few events and live music. Limited edition camo shirts on sale; profits benefit Bay Pine VA Healthcare System. 5/27-5/29. Various locations. @caddysgulfport on Facebook.

Duffy’s Sports Grill National Burger Day is this Saturday so stop by for their Original Duffy’s Cheeseburgers and their new all-star lineup of burgers, including the Greek Burger, Bacon Cheeseburger Salad, and sliders that available until the end of the month. Offer available only on 5/28 11 a.m-4 p.m. Various locations.

Eggs Up Grill In honor of the holiday, the restaurant is giving all military 10% off their entree as a way to say thanks for their service. 5/30 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 3920 US 301, Riverview, 813-800-3447. @eugriverview on Instagram

Meat Market Enjoy their Champagne Brunch with Louis Roederer champagne for the entirety of your visit. Reservations recommended. $75 per person. 1606 W Snow Ave., Tampa, 813-280-1113.

Moonlight Markets Tampa Bay Wind down after the long weekend by shopping local and sipping mimosas at Hooch & Hive. Flights of 3 are $10. 5/30 5 p.m-11 p.m. 1001 W Cass St., Tampa, 813-251-1234. @MoonlightMarketTB on Facebook

OCC Road House & Museum A four-day celebration beginning 5/27 and lasting all weekend will showcase multiple live performances from Banjoe Steve & NoBS Band, Fastball, North 2 South, Shovelhed, LILIAC, Den of Thieves, and Scream Machine, games, prizes, cash giveaways, and a bike show. Tickets $10-300. 10575 49th St. N., Clearwater, 727-231-1510. 

Postcard Inn on the Beach Join the besties at the beach as DJ’s spin all weekend long. 5/27-5/30. 6300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727-367-2711. postcard

River’s Edge The hotel rolls out a variety of drink specials while DJ Gavin gets the crowd moving. Specialty cocktails for the day have names like “Dirty Shirley”, “Red, White, and Banger”, and the “Memorial Day Weekend Margarita”. Guests can also enjoy cans of Jai Lai, Yuengling, and Heineken for $5. 5/30 2 p.m.-7 p.m. 200 N Ashley Dr., Tampa, 813-226-4400. 

Steelbach A special Memorial Day brunch with classic items and weekend cocktails like “Flight of the Mimosa” and the “OG Bloody Mary.” Reservations recommended. 5/30 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 1902 N Ola Ave., Tampa, 813-693-5478. @steelbachtampa on Facebook. 

Talking Pint Bar & Bistro Join The Freakin Hooligans for the biggest Memorial Day party. Enjoy a whole roast pig with sides and drink specials of the night. 5/30 2 p.m.-8 p.m. 13418 Boyette Rd., Riverview, 813-315-9889. @TheTalkingPint on Facebook. 

The Castle A 90s party with VJ Jason Barco in the Dungeon. $5 cover. 5/29 10 p.m.-3 a.m. 2004 N 16th St., Tampa, 813-247-7547.

YUPPI An anniversary celebration and the grand opening of their new lot “The Garden on MLK”. Reservations recommended. $50-200 for table or patio seating. 5/29 2 p.m.-6 p.m. 2602 E MLK Ave., Tampa, 813-530-5363. 

How many Memorial Day events in Tampa Bay are you going to this weekend?

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