718 Cypress Village Blvd.
Sun City Center, FL 33573
Phone: (813) 633-3318
Fax: (813) 633-2747
Located within 93.3 FLZ Studios, Southern Chevy Dealers Sound Stage gives you a chance to mingle with the best upcoming talents not just from Florida, but also from across the globe. This small and cozy concert venue has been host to artists like Cher Lloyd, Austin Mahone, K'Naan and hundreds of others in the past. With a seating capacity for 50 spectators, you cannot find a more intimate space than this to listen to your favorite artists. For tickets and more information, call ahead or visit the website.
Shiny neon lights and eight screens spewing out your favorite flicks await you at Zota Theatres Britton 8 cinema in South Tampa. Check the website or call for more details on advance bookings, show times and rates. Then, sit back with a tub of corn and a soda, to spend a couple of hours in the movie world!
Vinoy Park is situated against the sea and adjacent to the Renaissance Vinoy Resort. Its greenery is inviting - be it kids who would want to play around or families who wish to picnic there. Fitness freaks also go to the park for reasons they know best - walking, jogging, running, skating etc. The park also hosts celebrations like the Fourth of July party and programmes such as jazz concerts annually.
Tired of the usual dinner and a movie date? Try your hand at something new and take your significant other or group of friends for a night of painting. Painting With a Twist offers patrons a unique atmosphere where they can partake in an art lesson, with paint and canvas provided, while sipping and snacking on food and beverages brought from home. Far from the usual date or girls night activity, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
Located on the waterfront within the Progress Energy Center for the arts, the Mahaffey Theater offers a dramatic backdrop, as well as an unparalleled view of Tampa Bay. It hosts performances from Broadway, the Florida Orchestra, including family shows, ballet, jazz, opera and symphonic and popular music. It's one of the most recognizable landmarks in St. Petersburg and is located within walking distance of fine shops, eateries and museums. The beach isn't too far either.
Situated in the downtown area of St. Petersburg, Muvico Baywalk 20 and IMAX is the hot spot for movie goers in the area. There are 20 screens to choose from and a host of amenities, such as an automated box office system and audio equipment, to make your experience all the more memorable. Check the website for more details; then sit down with popcorn and soda to enjoy the latest hit of the season.
American Stage is St. Petersburg's professional theater company. Besides staging classics and original works throughout the year, the company sponsors a Shakespeare performance on the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg each spring. The intimate theater seats 130 people. Children's theater is also available.
The Florida Orchestra provides exquisite artistry and musical entertainment throughout Tampa Bay, performing at venues around the area including the Mahaffey Theater and Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, or the Performing Arts Center and Al Lopez Park in Tampa. Their calendar of events is always active, and their repertoire ranges from the classical music of Beethoven, Brahms, Ravel, Verdi and Haydn; to sizzling Latin tempos, Broadway show tunes, romance and love songs, and the rock music of Pink Floyd. Whatever the beat, the Florida Orchestra plays it all. - Vickie Ferguson
The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College is a community theater set up to promote local talent and serve the people of the Tampa Bay area. The theater has experimental and creative plays produced by locals writers and directors. It also acts as a venue for rehearsals of the theater department of the college. Call for details on shows and tickets.
Splitsville Lanes is your one-stop location for lots of action. There are 12 lanes available for bowling, each with electronic scoring. If pool is your game, reserve one of the 6 billiard tables. While enjoying the game, order appetizers or a full meal from the dinner lounge. The menu includes a variety of items such as sushi, burgers, salads, steak, chicken and stone hearth pizzas. Stop by on and enjoy your favorite sporting action on one of the plasma TV's located throughout the lounge. All areas of Splitsville can be reserved for private parties.
When the Lightning began playing hockey in Tampa in 1992, quite a few residents were baffled by this fast, exciting sport. Since then, the Bolts have become one of Tampa's most popular past times with a state-of-the-art home at the Ice Palace. Games can get rowdy, as snowbirds try to cheer their home teams louder than the hometown fans. Games are usually in the evenings, but some afternoon games are scheduled on weekends and holidays. Tickets range in price from swank luxury box seats to nosebleeds.
Amalie Arena, a sports and an entertainment center is located along the Garrison Seaport District in Tampa, Florida. This also happens to be the home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 660,000 sq. ft. stadium is characterized by the state-of-the-art technology and innovative design. NHL hockey games, concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and indoor sports events are held at this venue. This arena provides 19,758 seats for NHL games, 20,500 seats for basketball games and up to 21,500 seats for concerts and center stage events.