Things to do in Tampa Bay March 2022

Beautiful March weather means lots of outdoor fun around Tampa Bay from the Florida Strawberry Festival to the SEC men's basketball tournament to the MacDill Air Fest featuring the Blue Angels. Check out some of our favorite events coming to the Bay area this month.

Florida Strawberry Festival

March 3-13, 10a-10p
Plant City
Ticket prices vary

11-day festival celebrate the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough county. Entertainment, livestock shows, rides, exhibits. Tickets are $10. Truthfully the festival has become well-known for its headliner entertainers. This year (additional ticket required): Lady A, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Beach Boys, Boyz II Men and Lee Greenwood.

Beach Bash at the Pier

March 5, Noon-7p
St. Pete Pier
Pre-sale tickets are $9

A seafood and music festival at the pier’s Spa Beach Park. The one-day-only event will feature more than 20 local food trucks, restaurants and vendors of seafood, alongside craft beer, cocktails, beach games and live local music all day long.

SEC Men’s basketball tournament

March 9-13, times vary
Amalie Arena
Ticket prices vary

March Madness! The single-elimination tournament will crown the SEC men’s winner. The winner, and possibly other SEC, will earn a spot to play in the Field of 68 for the NCAA men’s tournament.

Tampa Bay Taco and Margarita Festival

March 12, Noon-7p
Raymond James Stadium
Tickets $20

Celebrate everything taco & margarita with live music from Ryan Cabera, William Michael Morgan, Hayden Coffman. There is also a Meet & Greet with Adam Scherr aka Braun Strowman. Tickets are $20 the day of the event, $12 presale. Kids under 12 are free.

Tampa Home Show 2022

March 19-20, 11a-6p
Tampa Convention Center
Free admission all weekend

Preparing for a home improvement project? Stop by to see wall-to-wall displays and exhibits of kitchens & baths, garden displays, pools & spas, garage doors, driveways, windows and more. Also meet award-winning cookbook author and celebrity chef Warren Caterson, who will have cooking demonstrations. 

Frozen the Musical

March 23-27, times vary
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Ticket prices vary

The Tony-nominated Best Musical touring show features the songs you love from the original Oscar-winning film plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers.

Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate

March 24-27, times vary
Amalie Arena
Tickets start at $20

Calling all Disney lovers. Grab your Mickey ears and princess gowns and watch 50 of your favorite Disney friends come to life through world-class ice skating. Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of more than 50 beloved characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana. Also see characters from Frozen, Finding Nemo, Aladdin, Toy Story 4 and more

Tampa Bay Airfest

March 26-27
MacDill Air Force Base
Free admission and parking

A weekend of heart-pounding aerial performances and family-friendly activities showcasing all five branches of the US military including the Blue Angels.  A chance to get up-close and personal with military/civilian aircraft and personnel. New: Express Bus. HART will off Route 360 Limited Express air-conditioned bus transportation from Britton Plaza or Marion Transit Center. The buses will run every 15 minutes. $4pp for the bus. Parking in nearby garages also has a fee.

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