Get ready for spring events in Tampa


Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

It is officially springtime, and many Robinson students are probably looking to get outside and enjoy the warm, sunny weather. Luckily, there are plenty of fun, free events taking place around Tampa Bay this spring.

Friday Concerts in the Park at Water Works Park

Water Works Park hosts free concerts by local Tampa musicians in the park every Friday throughout April.

Dates: April 6 – April 27

Hours: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Location: 1710 N. Highland Ave.,
Tampa, Fla. 33602

Free Movies at Water Works Park

Dates: April 7, 2018 – April 28, 2018

Hours: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

1710 N. Highland Ave.,
Tampa, Fla. 33602

Black Box Spring Film Festival at UT

A free, public screening of UT students’ best short films, including the best experimental, narrative, documentary and animated films.

Date: April 27, 2018

Hours: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Vaughn Center, Reeves Theater
200 UT Poe Parkway
Tampa, Fla. 33606
(813) 257-3427

Picker Place Vintage Market in Ybor City 

Picker place is a four-day, Vintage Market located in Ybor City with 10,000 sq feet of unique, eclectic, vintage items for sale. It opens Thursday, April 26 through Sunday on the 2nd and 4th weekend of each month from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until April 28.

Dates: April 26, 2018 – April 28, 2018

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

1402 E 2nd Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

New Worlds: A Exhibit by Tom Parker

A free abstract art gallery on display at the Rialto Theatre in Tampa Heights. There is also an Artist Reception is on April 27, 6-9 p.m. at the Rialto.

Dates: March 13, 2018 – April 30, 2018

Hours: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

1617 N Franklin St.
Tampa, Fla. 33602