: ' event'

Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Takes Over Ybor City

  Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Takes To The Streets of Historic Ybor City     Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Saturday, February 11, 2017 Join the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago for Tampa’s annual Knight parade [...]

Love Is In The Air

Celebrate love with a few special happenings in Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day 2017. METRO’s found some great happenings (vow renewal anyone?) and restaurants that will create a romantic experience to celebrate in the most romantic [...]

Tampa Bay Rings In The New Year With Style

  The Rooftop Eve 2017   Billed as the “Highest” New Year’s Eve Party in the Southeast USA, Tampa’s premiere, all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party went off with a bang. Literally. Set atop of a 10-story roof [...]

METRO PIX: Pavilion XXXI

  When: Saturday, November 5, 2016  Where: Tampa Museum of Art The theme for Pavilion XXXI was Tampa/Havana and coordinated nicely with the Tampa Museum of Art’s current exhibition, Complicated Beauty: Contemporary Cuban Art. Presented by PNC [...]

Ring in 2017 Rooftop Style

  Celebrate at Rooftop Eve   Make plans now to attend Tampa’s premiere, all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party on top of a 10-story roof top in downtown Tampa, with stunning views of the city skyline and [...]

Tis the Season to Shop

  The 13th Annual Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market   click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The holiday shopping season is upon us! One Tampa Bay volunteer organization is [...]

METRO PIX: Martinis For Moffitt

  11th Annual Martinis for Moffitt   When: August 6, 2016 Where: Straz Center – Morsani Hall For 11 years, Bay Area Advisors has hosted the party of the summer with all proceeds to benefit Moffitt [...]

METRO PIX: Mixer held at The SoHo Backyard

  METROmixer Held At The SoHo Backyard   Guests joined in the fun and celebrated summer at Tampa Bay METRO magazine’s METROMixer, hosted by Compass Land & Title, held at the SoHo Backyard in south Tampa. [...]

METRO Sponsored Event: The FARA Energy Ball

Scene from the 2015 FARA Energy Ball   Tampa Community Unites For 8th Annual FARA Energy Ball   Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) is a debilitating multi-system disease and the most common cause of inherited ataxia; 1 in [...]

EVENT: The Beach Tampa

  The Vinik Family Foundation invites Tampa Bay to share in an interactive architectural installation that will bring a beach to downtown Tampa. Created by Snarkitecture, The Beach Tampa is a 15,000 square foot immersive environment [...]

Fashion and Surrealism at The Dali Museum

Roy Stevens, Horst directing fashion shoot with Lisa Fonssagrives, 1949.  © Condé Nast / Horst Estate     Fashion and Art Meld in the Current Exhibition on Display at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg   [...]

What To Do: Got To WaZoo

The 21st Annual WaZoo BeerFest This all-inclusive tasting event at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo features samples of 250 beers from 70 breweries, a variety of savory pub fare, live entertainment and free daytime admission to come [...]

Exploring the Evolution of Portraiture Art

Vanni Rossi (Italian, 1894-1973) Self-Portrait Smoking (1920) Oil on canvas Collection of Robert Flynn Johnson     Contemplating Character Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud There is still time to visit the [...]

METRO PIX: Bern’s Birthday Bubble Brunch and Mural Unveiling

Muralist – Tristan Eaton, Bern’s owners – David and Christina Laxer, Epicurean Hotel General Manager – Tom Haines, PR/Event Director – Brooke Palmer Kuhl, Cass Contemporary Art owners– Cassie and Jake Greatens     On Sunday, [...]

New Cirque du Soleil Show Comes To Tampa

    New Cirque du Soleil show TORUK – The First Flight is coming to the Bay area.   Inspired by James Cameron’s movie AVATAR, the new Cirque du Soleil touring show TORUK – The First [...]

Rooftop Eve 2016

  The sold-out Rooftop Eve New Year’s Eve party was the hottest and chicest place to be seen ringing in 2016. The ladies were glitzy and sparkled, while the men dressed to impress. The top floor [...]

Naughty or Nice?

Pavilion XXX  Tampa Museum of Art  Pavilion XXX Chairs, Penny and Jeff Vinik       One of Tampa’s oldest traditions and most glamorous galas returns on November 7th to celebrate a 30 year milestone anniversary. [...]

Anna Lucia Richardson

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business ANNA LUCIA RICHARDSON Owner, Executive Planner and Designer Anna Lucia Events   Anna began her journey as an event designer and planner in the corporate [...]

12 German Phrases To ‘Drop’ At Oktoberfest Tampa

  The festival of “gemütlichkeit” returns for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa event. For 3 full days, Tampa’s downtown Curtis Hixon Park will be transformed into the city’s largest, waterfront beer garden.   Here are 12 [...]

Celebrate Sinatra

  It’s the party of the summer as Ken Walters hosted the 18th Annual Celebrate Sinatra at the Historic Ritz Ybor The black-tie optional drew a well-dressed crowd that celebrated the music of a by-gone era. [...]

Social Scene: Martinis for Moffitt

10th Annual Martinis for Moffitt     When: July 25, 2015 Where: Straz Center – Morsani Hall   The Bay Area Advisors hosted their 10th Annual Martinis for Moffitt to benefit the Advanced Prostate Collaboration at [...]

Curacao Hosts Three Day North Sea Jazz Festival

The crowd enjoying themselves at the North Sea Jazz Festival held in Curacao   Music lovers from all over the world are enticed to Curacao for the sixth annual North Sea Jazz Festival happening September 3 [...]

Pride & Passion 2015

  MetroLife Sponsored Event   Pride & Passion 2015 When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   It was a sold-out crowd of 700 people at the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual Pride [...]

Fourth of July Celebrations

Where To View Fireworks In Tampa Bay   METRO has assembled a quick guide to the best aerial Independence Day celebrations. Sunset on Saturday, July 4 is 8:30 p.m., and most fireworks shows begin around 9:00 [...]

Rays On The Runway A Huge Success

 Rays On The Runway event – Dream Children Singing The event may be called Rays on the Runway, but the dream children were the true stars of the show. The Rays On The Runway event was [...]

Spice Up Your Next Summer Event

Create A Signature Summer Drink – The Cardamom Moscow Mule Lemonade and sweet tea have their rightful place in the summer entertaining drink rotation, but if you really want to make an impression, create a signature [...]

Heart Gallery Gala 2015

Be Mine: “There’s No Place Like Home” Gala When: Thursday, February 12, 2015 Where: Palma Ceia Country Club   The theme this year was “There’s No Place Like Home,” and was fitting as guests supported the [...]

Bollywood Nights

Bollywood Nights 2015 at the Tampa Museum of Art The evening was filled with splendor at Bollywood Nights 2015 hosted by Vick and Sharmila Seth, Co-Founders of Children Across Borders (CAB) held at the Tampa Museum [...]

Time for the Movies

Time for the Movies at the 2015 Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival   The 9th annual Gasparilla International Film Festival offers 140 films and attracts enthusiasts, filmmakers and talent from across the globe in [...]

Start Your Engines

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Returns With A Roar     The downtown waterfront provides the perfect backdrop for the The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg that kicks off today in downtown St. [...]

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Presents Karamu XXVII

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Presents Karamu XXVII, An Exotic Evening of Light, Inspired by a Chinese Lantern Celebration       This spring, visitors to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo will be immersed into a radiant sea of [...]

Tampa Theatre Salutes the Movies

    As a fan of the movies, there is no better place to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night, the Oscar Awards, than at the Tampa Theatre’s 16th Annual Hollywood Awards Night. Guests are encouraged to wear [...]

CITY: Fashion Show

CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture     When: Friday, September 19, 2014 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   The fashionistas were on full display at the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual runway fashion show presented [...]

CITY

CITY Fashion + Art + Culture     When: Friday, September 19, 2014 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   The fashionistas were on full display at the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual runway fashion show presented [...]

Rays On The Runway

    When: June 25, 2014 Where: Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg               The event was packed with Rays baseball fans, as the 9th Annual Rays On [...]

Cirque du Bebe

    Vintage Parisian Circus Themed Baby Shower  |  By Ronda M. Parag             A non-traditional theme and co-ed shower was important to expectant Tampa Bay parents Alan Bridges and Megan [...]