With the start of a new school year, Tampa welcomes its seasonal college crowd with an abundance of music, sporting events, and general fun to be had around town. Put down the syllabus and check out some of the many activities happening around the city this September!
University of South Florida
Name a student who doesn’t love college game day (or at least tailgating?) Time to go #HornsUp and support your Bulls this fall season!
- Football:-USF vs. Elon (Sep. 1st, 6:00pm)
-USF vs. Georgia Tech (Sep. 8th, 12:00pm)
-USF @ Illinos (Sep. 16th, 3:30pm)
-USF vs. ECU (Sep. 22nd, TBA)
For a full schedule of all USF sporting events, check out their composite calendar.
Going to school in a larger city comes with its perks, including an array of amazing artists constantly rolling through town. Here’s a few of what September has to offer:
- Rock the Park @ Curtis Hixon Park (Sep. 6th, 6:30pm) Free
- G-Eazy with Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, and YBN Nahmir @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre (Sep. 7th, 6:30pm) Check ticketing prices
- Paul Simon @ Amalie Arena (Sep. 7th, 8:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Pauly D @ The Ritz Ybor (Sep. 8th, 10:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Nick Cannon @ Amalie Arena (Sep. 16th, 7:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Rainbow Kitten Surprise @ The Ritz Ybor (Sep. 17th, 6:30pm) Check ticketing prices
- Niall Horan and Maren Morris @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre (Sep. 22nd, 7:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Ski Mask the Slump God @ The Ritz Ybor (Sep. 22nd, 7:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Fourth Friday Downtown Tampa @ Downtown Tampa (Sep. 28th, 4pm-10pm) Free
- Andy Grammer @ The Ritz Ybor (Sep. 28th, 7:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Lady Antebellum with Darius Rucker and Russell Dickerson (Sep. 28th, 7:00pm) Check ticketing prices
- Florida Extreme Metal Fest 2018 @ The Brass Mug (Sep. 28th-30th, TBA) Check ticketing prices
For a full calendar of upcoming concerts in Tampa, see Songkick.
Preseason, post-season, or currently in season? We’ve got you. Check out some of the games in town this month:
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles @ Tropicana Field (Sep. 7th, 7:10pm, Sep. 8th, 6:10pm, Sep. 9th, 1:10pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes @ Amalie Arena (Sep. 18th, 7:30pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators @ Amalie Arena (Sep. 22nd, 7:00pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers @ Raymond James Stadium (Sep. 24th, 8:15pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees @ Tropicana Field (Sep. 24-25th, 7:10pm, Sep. 28th, 1:10pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers @ Amalie Arena (Sep. 25th, 7:30pm) Check ticket pricing
- Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays @ Tropical Field (Sep. 28th, 7:10pm, Sep. 29th 6:10pm, Sep. 30th. 3:10pm) Check ticket pricing
Not into the huge crowds of concerts and games? No problem. Explore more around the city and take in everything Tampa has to offer.
- Wednesday College Night @ Topgolf (Every Wednesday through December) $15 all you can golf, discounted food and drinks.
- Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta @ Lyke’s Gaslight Square Park (Sep. 5th, 11:00am-2:00pm) Food for purchase
- Tampa Boat Show @ Tampa Bay Convention Center & Harbor (Sep. 7th-9th, 10am-6pm) $10
- Be Dope do Yoga @ Joe Chillura Square (Sep. 9th, 11:00am-12:00pm) Free
- Megacon @ Tampa Bay Convention Center (Sep. 21st-23rd, 4:00pm-8:30pm) $25-$60
- Roboticon Tampa Bay @ USF Sun Dome (Sep. 29th-20th, 9:00am-5:00pm) Free
No matter how you want to spend your free time, Tampa has something to offer this month. Check out these full calendars of events below and enjoy your transition into fall!