Spring Into Fun in Tampa, FL

Spring is one of the best times to be a resident of Hillsborough County. The weather isn’t overly hot and many of Tampa’s hottest attractions are most enjoyable this time of year. Here are some of our top picks for things to do in the Tampa area in March & April.

MLB Spring Training

View of Bright House Networks Field in Clearwater, FL

Where: Tampa, Clearwater, Dunedin

When: Check Team Schedules for Home Games

Cost: $21 to $37 Dollars for Yankees Single Game Tickets

See some of Major League Baseball’s hottest players right here in Tampa! The New York Yankees train at George H. Steinbrenner Field, located at the intersection of Dale Mabry Boul and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Tampa. Over in Pinellas County, you can catch The Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater and the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin.

Fifth Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival

One of many Cuban sandwiches found at the International Cuban Sandwich Festival

Source: instagram.com/cubansandwichfestival

Where: Ybor City, Tampa

When: March 20-22

Cost: No Entry Fee, Vendor Fees Vary

Some of the most popular Cuban sandwich places from around the world will flock to Ybor City for the Fifth Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival. Last year, Tampa’s own The Floridian and La Septima in Brandon won awards for best traditional and non-traditional Cuban sandwiches. Who will be this year’s winner? You’ll need to attend to find out.

Tampa Bay Fossil Fest

Tampa Bay Fossil Festival

Where: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa

When: Sat, March 12: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun, March 13: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $7 for adults, Free for kids under 12!

Have someone in your family that is obsessed with archeology and fossils? This event is ran by the Tampa Bay Fossil Club and features a variety of activities for the whole family. Explore a variety of exhibits and workshops, including “Discovering Florida’s Fossil Treasures” and “The Perfect Plaster Jacket & Other Preservation Techniques.”

National Robotics Week at MOSI

Exterior of the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa

Source: Yelp

Where: 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33617

When: April 2 to 8

Cost: $26.95 for adults, $25.95 for seniors, $20.95 for children 12 and under.

Celebrate National Robotics Week at The Museum of Science and Industry with special programs inside of their IDEA Zone. For those of you who have a child in the Boy Scouts, there is a special workshop taking place on April 2 where your child will be able to create a robot for competition and a merit badge.

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