Get ready for Back-to-School by exploring the family-friendly events around the Tampa Bay area. Many locations are offering free school supplies, back packs and lots of great resources for parents.
Check out our top list of Back-to-School events for 2015:
Cost: $6 for all day bounce house admission and free activities/school supplies
Dates: Friday, July 31st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Description: Discounted admission to Gator Fred’s party center offers free school supplies for the first 75 kids, free parent workshops, family portrait, chair massages and… read more.
Gator FredÛªs Fun & Party Center
5360 Ehrlich Rd
Tampa, FL 33624
Dates: Saturday, August 1 from Noon-3 p.m.
Description: If you’re a fan of the Hunger Games, then you’ll love the opportunity to meet Willow Shields “Primrose Everdeen” from The Hunger Games movie. The first 1,500 fans will get a chance to meet Willow Shields for an autograph. The first 500 fans in line will win a Macy’s Back-to-School Style Guide. There will also be a mini fashion show of all the back-to-school…read more.
The Shops at Wiregrass
28211 Paseo Drive
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
Dates: Saturday, August 1 from 8 a.m.- Noon.
Description: Come to the annual Back-to-school fair in St. Petersburg at the Enoch Davis Recreation Center. This event provides free back packs and school supplies to the first 2,000 school aged children and free…read more.
Enoch Davis Recreation Center
1111 18th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL
Dates: Saturday, August 1 from 9 a.m.- Noon.
Description: Camp Bayou is hosting their 8th Annual Back-to-School Back-to-Nature event. Families canåÊ enjoy the outdoors while learning about nature at educational stations. Before leaving each station, children will be given a free school supply item. For a possible extra bonus, children will be given a free raffle ticket after…read more.
4202 24th St Se
Dates: Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Description: 8th Annual Back to School Fair event at WestShore Plaza mall.åÊ Free back packs and school supplies while they supplies last. Informational workshops and booths for parents. Enjoy live entertainment and visit with MOSI, the Glazer Children’s Museum and…read more.
250 WestShore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
Dates: Wednesday, August 26åÊ from 10 a.m. ÛÒ 4 p.m.
Description: Enjoy a FREE day of fun and exploration in MOSI exhibits and Kids in Charge! Meet the MOSI Home school Educators and discuss 2015-2016 program options. Families can view an educational IMAX film at $5 discounted rate per person. Home school children canåÊ participate in special S.T.E.A.M. activities in Idea Zone on that day.
4801 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33617
Dates: Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
Description: Get ready for back-to-school in Largo.The open house at the Highland Recreation Complex will include back to school goodies, wellness exams and back-to-school resources. There will also be…read more.
Highland Recreation Complex