Happy birthday! It’s your special day, which means it’s time to celebrate! One of the reasons that makes Tampa so great is we have so many fun recreation options to spend your day. Not to mention all of the amazing restaurants you can treat yourself to. No matter how you plan to celebrate, make the day all about you! Here are some of our recommendations on how you can celebrate your birthday in Tampa.

There are multiple ways you can spend your birthday in Tampa. If you like the outdoors maybe you want to hit up a beach or a theme park. If you like to treat yourself, there’s plenty of relaxation and shopping options for you. And foodies have endless options for a delicious birthday meal. Looking for some freebies on your birthday? Check out what you can get for free in the Tampa Bay area here. But you may need to sign up for some royalty programs!

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Whether you’re looking for adult-only celebrations or something with the whole family, there are so many ways to celebrate in Tampa. What does our perfect day look like? We would go treat ourselves to a nice breakfast, then head to the beach for the afternoon, catch the sunset at a rooftop bar during happy hour, and make sure we end the evening with some delicious dessert.

Honorary Mentions

There are so many ways to celebrate your birthday in Tampa Bay, we wanted to make sure we didn’t leave anything out. If you’re a sports fan, it’s always a good time to catch a Rays, Lightning, or Bucs game. Just keep in mind there is the possibility your team could lose on your birthday. Or maybe you’re feeling lucky and want to head over to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino for some live roulette or craps!

Here are 5 ways you can celebrate your birthday in Tampa

  • Have A Beach Day!

    This may seem kinda obvious, but spending the day at one of our gorgeous beaches is the perfect way to spend a birthday. Whether you go all out and spend the whole day there, or just catch the sunset, you can’t go wrong with spending part of your day by the water.

    Big crowd of people having fun at sunset beach

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  • Relax At A Spa

    Treat yourself to a relaxing spa day at multiple locations in Tampa. Feel bougie at the newest hotel: The Edition. Spa Evangeline at the Epicurean Hotel is also a great option.

    Spa complementary package, on top of the bad.

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  • Feel Like A Kid Again

    There are so many ways to celebrate your youth in Tampa! Head to Busch Gardens for the thrill of one of America’s best roller coasters, Iron Gwazi. Or head to one of Tampa’s many arcade bars, like Reboot in Dunedin. You can also practice your golf game at TopGolf in Brandon or at the TopGolf Suite at Yeoman’s in Downtown Tampa. Your options are endless!

    Busch Gardens Offers Fun Card Flash Sale

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  • Check Out A Trendy Bar

    We mentioned earlier that our perfect day would include watching the sunset at one of Tampa’s rooftop bars. Check out our list here. There’s also other alternatives like axe throwing, arcade and karaoke bars.

    Luna Lounge Tampa Rooftop Bar


  • Make Yourself Something Nice

    There are so many DIY activities in Tampa. Head to Hyde Park to make your own scented candle at The Candle Pour or go across the bridge for a glass-blowing workshop at Zen Glass Studio. You can also head to one of the multiple Tampa Bay Painting With A Twist locations!


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