Tampa Local Customs

  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Some folks hate Tampa

    According to www.stripclublist.com, Tampa boasts about 32 strip clubs/gentleman's clubs within the city limits. With a population of 303,447 in Tampa, that is about one strip club for every 9,500...

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  • 2. Ybor City

    Ybor City was once the main cigar producer of the Western Hemisphere. Times have changed since then, but cigar production is still kickin' in this historical part of the city of Tampa. I've visited...

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  • 3. Tampa Museum of Art

    The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center www.tampacenter.com is home to 12 performing arts groups and hosts operas, ballets, Broadway musicals, the Spanish Lyric theatre, and more. 1010 N. MacInnes Place.

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  • 5. Gandy Bridge Causeway Beach

    Floridians have a thing with water, sand and sun. Anywhere you can find all three together, you will find locals enjoying it. Most tourists go to the wide,...

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  • 6. Fourth of July at Channelside

    Every year, Channelside has a day full of music, food, entertainment, and fireworks. We didn't want to fight the crowds and pay for parking at Channelside, so...

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  • 7. Gasparilla

    Every year pirates take over the waters of the Tampa Bay, after a huge battle along Bayshore Boulevard. No, not the pirates you see in Somalia, real pirates!Ye...

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  • 8. Haul your junk to Tampa

    The scrap metal yards are the coolest thing to see and do in Tampa. Load up your truck with all of your steel pipes, old appliances, wire, fencing, and aluminum...

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  • 9. Enjoy the bright, silvery moon

    Enjoy the bright, silvery moon as it hovers over the Tamp Bay occasionally. The moon here, unlike other places, is actually made of cheese, and there is a man...

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  • 10. Diversity

    When I lived in Tampa, it struck me that almost no one I met was actually from Florida. Ok, I had a few friends that were born and raised in the Tampa Bay area,...

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  • 11. Spanglish

    A lot of people don't know this about the United States, but it is a country with no official language. This is really true in some parts of Tampa (read: West...

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  • 12. Strawberry Festival

    Okay so it isnt in Tampa but its still in Hillsborough County and there really isnt much to see or do in Plant City other than the Strawberry Festival so here...

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  • 13. Guavaween

    Tampa is known as "The Big Guava" and thus Guavaween is the big Halloween celebratiion in Ybor City. This event draws more than 100,00 people every year and is...

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  • 14. Gasparilla Parade

    The last Saturday in January the city honors Jose Gaspar, a pirate who terrorized the Florida coast in the late 17-early 1800 's. The event starts out with the...

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  • 15. where evil lurks

    The devil comes in all shapes and forms. Who ever thought that he'd come in a little round bundle of fried crab meat and dough. I can't resist temptations,...

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  • 16. cuban sandwiches

    When it comes to deli sandwiches, the local favorite has always been cuban sandwiches. No matter where you go in Tampa Bay, you'll be sure to run into a place...

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  • 17. cuban influence

    Ybor City was once the leading producer of cigars in this country. With the growth of production came immigrant workers mainly from Cuba, Italy, Germany and...

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  • 18. Gasparilla Day Parade

    If you are in Tampa the first weekend of February make sure you take a little time to experience a real pirate invasion! The Gasparilla Day parade is a 3 mile...

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  • 19. This is not really a cultural...

    This is not really a cultural tip, but you have to try Kash 'n Karry muffins! I fell in love with them despite I don't really like sweet. There is a cinnamon...

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  • 20. This isn't really a cultural...

    This isn't really a cultural tip...just a tip in general. If you want to visit the theme parks in the Orlando area and want to avoid the crowds January is a...

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