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Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay 2021

Yacht StarShip Downtown Tampa – Celebrate the countdown to 2021 with a VIP New Year’s experience aboard Yacht StarShip! Dine on gourmet food, sip on tasty cocktails and dance the night away on the water under the stars. The VIP experience includes an open premium bar with souvenir champagne flute, 4-course seated dinner, 3-hour cruise...

Best Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2020

Amici’s Catered Cuisine Oldsmar caterer Amici’s Catered Cuisine has a Thanksgiving Feast To-Go! The done-for-you meal includes Roasted Turkey, Cranberry-Orange Relish, Turkey Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Wild Sage Pork Sausage Stuffing, String Bean Casserole, Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, dinner rolls, and a choice of homemade pies: baked apple pie, traditional pumpkin pie, or pecan...

8 Local Tampa Bay Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Ideas

The Artistic Whisk The Artistic Whisk bakery is offering a Mother’s Day menu which includes: Chocolate chocolate cake with a watercolor design and topped with Buttercream flowers: $45 Mom-osa cake with an orange fault-line design, filled with Champagne and fresh, in-house made Orange Marmalade: $45 Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit w/ 8 assorted cookies, icings, and...

Tampa Bay Restaurants Open on Christmas Day 2019

Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Enjoy an abundant and appetizing Christmas Day brunch buffet from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or a celebratory Christmas Day dinner b from 5-10 p.m. featuring a bounty of holiday favorites. The decor will be glittering and the cuisine spectacular when you come to the table at...

10 Places to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Tampa Bay 2019

Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Offering both brunch and dinner menus, the Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach brunch menu will feature traditional breakfast options, a seafood display, charcuterie station, and carving stations. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Thanksgiving Dinner...

6 Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay for Mother’s Day Brunch 2019

View our 2020 Tampa Bay Mother’s Day Brunch and Gift Ideas Best Tampa Bay Restaurants for Mother’s Day Weekend Brunch 2019 Mothers have a year-round, 24-hour a day job so make sure to really show that special mom your life how much you appreciate her by treating her a Mother’s Day brunch Reservations are highly...

5 Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay for Easter Sunday Brunch

Easter is a time to celebrate with family over a good meal! Here are five of the best restaurants in Tampa Bay offering Easter Brunch buffets and dinner menus. The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa Celebrate Easter with stunning water views at WTR Grill from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa,...

5 Upscale New Year’s Eve Parties for 2018

Yacht StarShip Tampa and Clearwater – Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise! This festive cruise is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also...

Best Restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch 2018

  Looking for the perfect way to treat mom this Mother’s Day? We’ve rounded up the best brunch offerings in Tampa Bay for Mother’s Day 2018! SHOR American Seafood Grill Mother’s Day Brunch Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet with unlimited mimosas and Bloody Mary bar while taking in the breathtaking views overlooking America’s #1 beach, Sunday,...

Fitness Friday: Best Places to Workout in Tampa Bay

The Bar Method Tampa If you’re looking for an effective workout with individual attention in a motivated group setting, then you’ll love The Bar Method Tampa. According to the studio, The Bar Method’s signature technique is the fastest and most efficient way to reshape the entire body. Their workout uses precise isometric exercises keep students...

5 Reasons to Have a Staycation at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando

  There’s nothing I love more than doing a stay-cation, except for doing a spa stay-cation! Sometimes a quick two-night getaway is exactly what you need to relax and recharge so you can tackle planning your wedding. I’m a huge fan of the Marriott brand (I’ve been a “Platinum” member for years), so I booked...

Pineapple and Pink Flamingo Inspired Flirty 30th Birthday Party

Tropical Birthday Party Inspired Styled Shoot As a Tampa Bay bride, you look forward to that special day where you can wear “the dress” and feel like a princess. However, when that day has come and gone, and you still want to feel fabulous, then what do you do? Host a “flirty 30” photo shoot of...


Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

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