Places To Go in Tampa
- Amalie Arena
- Busch Gardens
- David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
- Florida Aquarium
- Museum of Science & Industry
- Sparkman Wharf
- Yacht Starship
- Ybor City Historic District
- ZooTampa at Lowry Park
401 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602
Home to the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL. Join us for Team Night on December 27th against the Carolina Hurricanes at 7:00 PM. Tickets at 800-745-3000.
10165 N. McKinley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33612
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live Broadway-style entertainment and one of North America's largest zoos with over 12,000 animals. Busch Gardens' newest attraction, Cobra's Curse, puts a spin on family thrills with this one-of-a-kind spin coaster, featuring a 70-foot vertical lift that brings you face-to-fang with the 80 ft. snake king, and then takes you on a whirlwind adventure of exciting explorations. Plus, closely observe veterinary care at the state-of-the-art Animal Care Center and experience North America's tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon's Fury or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. SHOW YOUR OUTBACK BOWL TICKET FOR $15 OFF AT THE GATE Dec. 18 - Jan. 7.
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
The Straz Center is located on a nine acre site along the east bank of the Hillsborough River in Downtown Tampa, and provides an environment for a wide variety of performances, concerts, and events including Broadway shows and the opera. This January 15-20th Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISRABLES, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISRABLES tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and the resilience of the human spirit.
701 Channelside Dr
With over 10,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and beyond, The Florida Aquarium features 200,000 square-feet of air-conditioned fun. Discover an expanded shark collection, dive in our shark tank, see ocean predators and spineless wonders from around the world, rare leafy sea dragons from Australia, an invasive species exhibit with games for kids of all ages, plus playful river otters, American alligators, free-flying birds, a giant Pacific octopus, and more!
Celebrate New Year's Eve with a splash at The Florida Aquarium's Aqua-Eve! Enjoy fantastic live music, complementary food, beer and wine along with a champagne toast and the best view in town for an amazing fireworks display at midnight. All Aquarium exhibits will be open. The Florida Aquarium's Aqua-Eve Party is the premiere New Year's Eve party in Tampa to ring in 2014! Dinner and dessert will be served buffet style. Beer and wine included in event admission. Cash bar will be available. Must be 21+.
For more information about the event call 813-273-4000 or go online at www.flaquarium.org.
Museum of Science & Industry
4801 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33617
Tampa's Museum of Science & Industry - we call it MOSI for short - is a scientific playground with more than 100 hands-on activities! At MOSI people of all ages can see and do amazing things every day. Witness what's next in Connectus, see the stars in The Saunders Planetarium, visit a lunar colony in our Mission: Moonbase, and defy gravity on our Sky Trail Ropes Course. Our innovative exhibits urge you to ask questions and expand your mind.
615 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602
Sparkman Wharf is a great entertainment destination for local and out of town guests alike to enjoy Tampa's great urban waterfront. The wharf has a variety of casual food options to satisfy your cravings. It is also home to Splitsville where the Outback Bowl teams will be on Thursday night, December 27th.
615 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
Dine, dance, drink and Bowl... this isn't your typical bowling alley. Splitsville includes a full-scale restaurant and bar in a contemporary setting. Located in the Channelside Bay Plaza entertainment complex on the downtown Tampa waterfront. Also available for group/alumni events.
This itinerary will be updated once the schools determine their practice schedules and media availability.
603 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
Yacht StarShip, America's First 3-diamond rated Dining Yacht by AAA, ranks in the top 28% of all restaurants. Our exquisite dining cruises offer private seating, table-side service, spectacular views, and dancing under the stars. With three yachts to choose from, Yacht StarShip is the ideal venue for spectacular corporate parties, group functions, weddings and special private events. "Create a Sea of Memories" on any occasion for parties of 2 to 600.
Ybor City Historic District
1600 8th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
Tampa's National Historic Landmark District. Ybor City offers a fresh mix of things to do; classic brick streets and historic facades blend into a distinct culture that enlivens your environment. Sidewalk cafs and retail boutiques line the areas walkable avenues and signature iron streetlamps complement authentic electric streetcars. With luxury hotels, live cigar rollers, social clubs, residences and worldly cuisines, Ybor City is truly flavored to suit any taste.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
1101 W. Sligh Ave
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is known for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world that brings together animals and visitors to create unforgettable, natural connections. The Zoo cares for the most diverse collection of Florida wildlife anywhere, and has won numerous awards for its animal preservation. At the Manatee Hospital, the Zoo's veterinary and animal-care staff treat sick, injured and orphaned manatees, and return them to the wild after full recovery. ZooTampa is a place of discovery that inspires generations to cherish and preserve wildlife. Parking is free. Group rates available. The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, a short drive from Raymond James Stadium or take I-275 to exit 48. Visit ZooTampa.org or call (813) 935-8552 for more information. Also find the Zoo on Facebook and Twitter.