Arts, Music & Entertainment in Tampa

Arts, Music & Entertainment in TampaTampa offers some of the best arts, music and entertainment venues in the Sunshine State, from the orchestra to opera to modern performing arts centers and historic theater venues. We've searched everywhere to make sure our hand-selected list gets you out in this beautiful Latin-esque city for the hottest entertainment tickets in town.

Tampa Bay Symphony
The stage is set. The audience settles in. The conductor raises his arms in magnificent rhythmic unison and a night of symphonic harmony unfolds at the Tampa Bay Symphony. Watch the 90+ community volunteer musicians play classical music at an affordable ticket price.

Address: 1751 Faulds Road North, Clearwater, FL 33756 - Map
Phone: (727) 442-3696
Web: www.tampabaysymphony.com

OperaTampa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's, Don Giovanni, was spotted onstage at the OperaTampa! Come see more fatal love triangles performed by the resident opera company of the Straz Center. You'll enjoy the highest caliber of grand opera entertainment with full scale productions delivering heart-pounding excitement. Where's your ticket?

Address: 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602 - Map
Phone: (813) 229-7827
Web: www.operatampa.org

The Straz Center
Mamma Mia! The Straz Center is Tampa's largest performing arts and entertainment venue. Situated on the east bank of the scenic Hillsborough River, the nine acre complex is home to the Patel Conservatory and OperaTampa. You'll see top plays, musicals and concerts, and enjoy browsing through the retail shops and discovering many new restaurants.

Address: 1010 North W.C. Macinnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602 - Map
Phone: (813) 229-7827

St. Pete Times Forum
Catch the next big thing at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa's top venue for sports and live entertainment. The hottest tour in 2009 "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" hit the arena, and in 2012 the NCAA Hockey Frozen Four championship finals will hit the ice. The event will mark the first time the finals have been held outside of the northern United States since 1999.

Address: 401 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602 - Map
Phone: (813) 301-6600
Web: www.sptimesforum.com

The Gorilla Theater
The Gorilla Theatre, billed as live theatre for thinking minds, is an intimate, warm and inviting 17-year-old local theatre. You'll see outstanding original plays written by young writers, performed by talented teen actors, and produced by the best directors and set designers who understand today youth and their life experiences.

Address: 4419 N Hubert Ave., Tampa, FL 33614 - Map
Phone: (813) 879-2914
Web: www.gorilla-theatre.com

The Baisden Gallery
For the artist or art collector, The Baisden Gallery inspires the artist to think and the collector to acquire. Browse through the influential works of modern painters and world-renowned glass molder Dale Chihuly. The must-see gallery is located in the historic Grand Central Place, just outside the heart of downtown Tampa and next to the highly acclaimed Mise en Place Restaurant.

Address: 442 Grand Central Ave., #100, Tampa, FL 33606 - Map
Phone: (813) 250-1511
Web: www.baisdengallery.com