Vintage toys galore, esports & Monster Jam all headed to Tampa Bay this weekend

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Even soon after the enjoyment of Gasparilla, the enjoyment goes on in the Tampa Bay spot.

Monster Jam returns to Raymond James stadium for a massive anniversary, runners in their lingerie will acquire to St. Petersburg for a brisk jog and even a “sustainable pet manner show” is on deck for this weekend.

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Area: 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa

Monster Jam is returning to Raymond James Stadium on Saturday and Sunday for its 30th anniversary.

“Tampa fans will witness heated rivalries, large-flying stunts and intense head-to-head battles for the Party Championship.  Engineered to perfection, the 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks drive all limitations in Freestyle, Techniques and Racing competitions,” according to the event’s description.

The Monster Jam Pit Social gathering, will choose spot Saturday and Sunday. Here, lovers can see the trucks up close, fulfill their preferred drivers and crews and just take photographs.

Tickets are nevertheless readily available via TicketMaster.

Site: 5401 Land O’ Lake Blvd

The Pasco Pleasure Competition will take in excess of Heritage Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with entertainment, food items vehicles and additional.

Location: 9000 W. Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island

Runners will brave the weather conditions in St. Pete on Saturday to raise awareness of neurofibromatosis and fundraise for research as a result of the Children’s Tumor Basis.

The “brief” run commences at 2 p.m. and only lasts right until 2:15 p.m., but the social gathering will go on.

The $50 registration stays open for the occasion.

Spot: 250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa

Followers of Mattel’s “Barbie” and “Malibu Barbie” can end by a items truck crammed with nostalgia, this weekend at Westshore Plaza.

The merch truck will attribute an array of new 70s-topic Malibu Barbie seashore clothing and extras, including Barbie-emblem embroidered denim jackets, logo hoodies, tie-dye bucket hats, embroidered patch sets, seaside towels, necklaces, mugs and more. Selling prices array from $12 to $75.

Site: 2750 Park Path Ln, Clearater

This occasion will consider area Saturday at Moccasin Lake Character Park.

Visitors can deliver lawn chairs to look at “Jurassic Park” on the major display screen, as effectively as make crafts and “passports” and examine out a birds of prey exhibit.

Stay entertainment, food stuff trucks and other suppliers will be on hand for the celebration.

Area: Friday: 3131 Govt Dr, Clearwater & Saturday: 3805 W Cypress St, Tampa

“America’s Toy Scout” Joel Magee is web hosting the Tampa Vintage Toy Buying Store across the Tampa Bay space this weekend.

In accordance to 8 On Your Side’s Brianda Villegas, he is on the lookout for people to provide their childhood toys and collectables, from the 1980s or older, for funds on the spot.

“It could be Barbies, it could be G.I. Joes, Star Wars, Transformers, Tonka vans, trains, cowboys, if it is toy-related, deliver it,” Magee mentioned.

Place: 1802 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa

Esports Gamers Club will celebrate its grand opening from Friday as a result of Sunday with a wide variety of distinct, absolutely free occasions.

Friday will be an open house in which tours and free gaming is obtainable all day. Saturday will feature an Apex Legends event with $2,500 in prizes awarded to the best 3 competitors. Sunday is an open up home for influencers and their mothers and fathers to understand a lot more and be a part of in on a dialogue.

The area is the city’s initial-ever esports academy and match location, started by two Tampa natives. It will also present different lessons on unique video games, material creation, movie editing, and much more to establish abilities to become specialist esports gamers or streamers on platforms like Twitch.

Spot: 5663 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park

Neon Desires Productions and Pet Provides In addition will current the trend show on Sunday from 3-8 p.m.

Canine styles will be walked down the runway by human versions donning “coordinating handmade zero waste upcycled types by regional sustainable trend designer, Tailor Sallee,” in accordance to a press release.

There will also be reside audio in supplemental to an aerial hoop, fireplace and silk fans exhibits.

Proceeds will gain Pet Pal Animal Shelter.