Gasparilla is still happening and St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! What’s better than a cold beer by the river? A cold beer by a green river. Plus USF is going strong with its athletic seasons and there are plenty of shows rolling into town! Check out all of this and more this month in Tampa.
Both Men and Women’s basketball are rounding out regular season ahead of the AAC Championship and Baseball is loaded down with games 20 days of this month. Check out this month’s sports schedules and see if you can make it out to support the Bulls!
- USF @ UCONN (Mar. 3rd,12:00pm)
- USF @ Tulane (Mar. 6th, 8:00pm)
- USF vs. SMU (Mar. 10th, 4:00pm)
- USF @ Cincinnati (Mar. 2nd, 12:00pm)
- USF vs. UCONN (Mar. 4th, 7:00pm)
- USF vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 1st-3rd)
- USF @ Tampa Bay Rays (Mar. 5th, TBA)
- USF vs. Liberty University (Mar. 8th-10th)
- USF @ Jacksonville University (Mar. 12th, 7:00pm)
- USF @ Bethune Cookman (Mar. 13th, 6:00pm)
- USF vs. Dartmouth (Mar. 15th-17th)
- USF @ UNF (Mar. 19th, 6:05)
- USF vs. Cincinnati (Mar. 22nd-24th)
- USF @ Stetson (Mar. 27th, 6:30pm)
- USF vs. Eastern Carolina (Mar. 29th-30th)
Below we have listed the March home-game schedules for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays have a heavy spring-season leading up to their season series opening with the Houston Astros!
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 2nd, 7:00pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Winnipeg Jets @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 5th, 7:30pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Minnesota Wild @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 7th, 7:30pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Detroit Red Wings @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 9th, 7:00pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 16th, 7:00pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Arizona Coyotes @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 18th, 7:30pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 25th, 7:30pm)
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 30th, 7:00pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Phillies @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 2nd, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. USF Bulls @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 5th, 6:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Orioles @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 6th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Blue Jays @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 7th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Orioles @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 9th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Red Sox @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 10th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Phillies @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar.14th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Tigers @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 15th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Twins @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 16th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Pirates @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 18th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Braves @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 21st, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Pirates @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 22nd, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Tigers @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 26th, 1:05pm)
- Tampa Bay Rays v. Astros @ Charlotte Sports Park (Mar. 28th-31st)
Concerts & Shows
There’s a few big shows coming to town this month, including Blake Shelton & Friends, P!nk’s high-flying tour, and Travis Scott’s highly acclaimed Astroworld tour. Check out those dates and the many more happening around Tampa this March!
- Cole Swindell @ Ed Smith Stadium (Mar. 2nd, 7:00pm) $30.00
- Dub Fest 2019 @ Sarasota Fairgrounds (Mar. 2nd-3rd) $30.00-$90.00
- P!nk @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 3rd, 7:30pm) Check ticket pricing
- Martina McBride @ Florida Strawberry Festival (Mar.4th, 7:30pm) $43.00-$117.00
- Subtronics @ The Ritz Ybor (Mar. 8th, 10:00pm) $15.00-$65.00
- Blake Shelton @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 8th, 7:00pm) $22.00-$145.00
- Lil Jon @ The Ritz Ybor (Mar. 9th, 10:00pm) $20.00
- Malaa @ The Ritz Ybor (Mar. 16th, 10:00pm) $15.00
- Travis Scott @ Amalie Arena (Mar. 17th, 8:00pm) Check ticket pricing
- Switchfoot @ The Ritz Ybor (Mar. 22nd, 6:00pm) $35.00
- Borgore @ The Ritz Theatre (Mar. 22nd, 10:00pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tritonal @ The Ritz Theatre (Mar. 23rd, 10:00pm) $43.00-$75.00
- Moneybagg Yo @ Whiskey North (Mar. 23rd, 10:00pm) $30.00-$100.00
For more shows and dates, check out Songkick.
Plenty of food, beer, and good times happening this month in Tampa! Every occasion is one for a friend, so gather the group and enjoy each other’s company this March!
- 8th Annual Music on the Bay @ Whiskey Joe’s Barefoot Beach (Feb. 27th-Mar. 3rd) $95.00
This 21+ event gives you four days on the beach, drinking and singing with fellow parrot-heads to the best Caribbean music around.
- Florida Strawberry Festival @ Plant City (Feb. 28th-Mar.10th) $4.00-$10.00
An 11-day event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County. There’s amazing headliners like Martina McBride and Willie Nelson, tons of rides, food, and fun to be had for the whole community!
- 49th Annual Gasparilla Festival for the Arts @ Curtis Hixon Park (Mar. 2nd-3rd) Free
Come enjoy one of the highest rated outdoor art festivals in the world as another part of the Gasparilla season!
- 2019 12th Annual Mardi Gras Party & Crawfish, Shrimp Boil, and Blues Fest @ Hula Bay Club (Mar. 3rd, 3:00pm-8:00pm) $50.00
Hang out by the pool and take in the beautiful Florida sun while listening to great New Orleans jazz and blues! Plus all the crawfish and shrimp you can eat!
- SheBelieves Cup @ Raymond James Stadium (Mar. 5th) Check ticket pricing
How amazing it is to play like a girl! Some of the toughest soccer girls we know will battle it out in this cup game. Japan vs. England kicks off at 5:15pm, while USA vs. Brazil begins at 8:15pm.
- Cigar City Brewing Presents: Hunahpu’s Day 2019 @ Raymond James Stadium (Mar. 9th, 11:00am-4:00pm) $200.00-$400.00
Join thousands of beer lovers and visit the booths of over 150 breweries during this epic day of tastings! All tickets come with unlimited beer tastings and rare bottles of some of the most coveted stouts.
- Gasparilla Music Festival 2019 @ Curtis Hixon Park (Mar.9th-10th) $30.00-$200.00If you thought Gasparilla season was over you’re totally wrong. This year’s festival lineup includes big names such as The Avett Brothers as well as other acclaimed musicians and local talent. There will also be amazing food from all over the region, all here to benefit Recycled Tunes, an organization that funds music education programs in schools.
- St. Patrick’s Day at MacDinton’s @ MacDinton’s Irish Pub (Mar.16th-17th) Free
Celebrate St.Patty’s Day all weekend long! With Irish cuisine, bagpipes (a DJ at night) and of course plenty of beer!
- Mayor’s River O’Green Fest @ Curtis Hixon Park (Mar. 16th, 10:00am-5:00pm) Free
The river is going green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! Come marvel at the sight and enjoy plenty of food and beer throughout the day!
- Gasparilla International Food Festival @ Ybor City (Mar. 17th, 3:00pm-8:00pm) Free-$25.00
Exceptional artisan caterers and restaurants from far and wide come to bring you international tastes and cuisines! Give your palette a little something new to taste in the name of Gasparilla!
We know you wanna join the fun, so save a few pennies and get ready to spend them all on a good time. For more shows, events, and festivities, check out some of the calendars below.