Hop to these 24 spring events in the Tampa Bay area

From Earth Day celebrations to Riverfest, we’ve got you covered.

A woman carved out of sand wearing a headress.

Prepare to be wowed by works of art crafted entirely from sand at the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival.

Some would say it’s the most beautiful time of the year — at least here in TBAY. And a busy few months too, with multiple film and music festivals and tons of foodie fun to be had.

We rounded up a slice of the spring’s best events for your planning:



People hold lit lanterns along the river.

Gaze at the floating lanterns lighting the Hillsborough River at Riverfest.