Bowl Events in St. Pete/Clearwater

Time to go bowling! Not the kind with oddly shaped pins and tacky velcro shoes... we're talking about the highly competitive, fan-tastical football Bowl Games that take St. Pete/Clearwater by storm each year. Check out this year's line up of events for the St. Pete Bowl, the Outback Bowl, College Football Playoff and the West/Shine Shrine Game!

1 College Football Playoff: Playoff Fan Central

Friday, January 6, 2017 – Sunday, January 8, 2017

A multi-day fan festival giving thousands of fans the opportunity to be a part of the College Football Playoff National Championship experience, with appearances from the participating institutions' bands, cheerleaders, mascots and mini pep rallies for each participating team.

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2 College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist

Friday, January 6, 2017 – Sunday, January 8, 2017

A virtual playlist for every segment of the population that makes up the college football fan base! You won't want to miss this free, outdoor concert series featuring a variety of national recording artists hosted on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Curtis Hixon Park. Acts and times to be announced at a later date.

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3 College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist ft. Eric Paslay

Friday, January 6, 2017

Football fans will flock to Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa for a free concert from some of the nation's top recording artists! Enjoy food, drinks, sports broadcasts, fireworks and a show including headliner Eric Paslay, plus The Shadowboxers and Clare Dunn. The stage will come alive from 5-11 p.m. 

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4 College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist ft. Flo Rida

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Head to Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa for a free, star-studded day in the park filled with food, drinks, sports broadcasts, fireworks and concerts from some of the nation's top recording artists! In celebration of the College Football Playoff, Flo Rida will hit the stage with additional performances by Cold War Kids and Rachel Platten. Join the fun from 12-11 p.m. 

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5 College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist ft. Usher

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Going out with a bang! This third day of music in downtown Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park will offer non-stop fun with food, drinks, sports broadcasts, fireworks and free concerts from world famous recording artists you won't want to miss. Guest hosted by Jay Pharoah, the evening's jam-packed concert will feature headliner Usher along with performances by Gavin DeGraw and Jamie N Commons. Join the fun from 12-11 p.m. 

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6 College Football Playoff: Championship Beach Bash

Sunday, January 8, 2017

College football's best teams are heading to America's #1 Beach for a day of fun in the sun! Alabama and Clemson fans are invited to Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach for a free, family-friendly event with a pep rally-type atmosphere complete with a celebrity flag football competition, a "Kids Zone," games, inflatables, live music and more. Plus, enjoy special appearances by both championship team bands and cheerleaders. 

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7 The Bowden Dynasty World Premiere

Sunday, January 8, 2017

A story of faith, family and football. The story of the Coach Bobby Bowden hits the big screen in a feature-length film to be screened for the first time ever at The Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Pete. On the eve of the College Football Playoff National Championship game hosted in Tampa Bay, fans will enjoy a movie that goes beyond football. The film presentation begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a moderated Q&A session. 

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8 College Football Playoff: Extra Yard 5K

Sunday, January 8, 2017

The official road race of the College Football Playoff, the 2017 Extra Yard 5K is a family-friendly 3.1 mile race hosted in conjunction with the College Football Playoff National Championship held heart of Downtown Tampa's Championship Campus. 

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9 College Football Playoff: Taste of the Championship

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Attendees of the Taste of the Championship sample gourmet food and beverages representing geographic regions from around the country. Proceeds from the event support the College Football Playoff Foundation. Hosted at the Florida Aquarium beginning at 7 p.m.. 

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10 College Football Playoff: Championship Tailgate

Monday, January 9, 2017

The ultimate game day tailgate featuring interactive games, sponsor activities, concessions and ESPN broadcast sets. The fun goes down from noon to 6:30 p.m. Multi-Platinum singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley will headline the Capital One Quicksilver Music Stage, with opening act The Shadowboxers. Free for all national championship game ticket holders!

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11 College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday, January 9, 2017

Alabama Crimson Tide will compete against the Clemson Tigers for the College Football Playoff National Championship hosted at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Kick off is at 8 p.m. ET.

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12 East/West Shrine Game

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The nation's longest running college all-star game (92nd annual) takes over Tropicana Field in St. Pete. In addition to the football action, the game is organized to help support and promote the Shriners Hospitals for Children, which is headquarted in Tampa. For a complete list of participating players and to buy tickets, visit ShrineGame.com. The game is also televised on NFL Network.

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13 St. Pete Bowl: Beach Bash

Saturday, December 24, 2016

This fun-filled day at the beach for the teams, coaches and students from Mississippi State and Miami (OH) will feature interactive games, activities, friendly competition and live music. The excitement goes down on Madeira Beach starting at noon. 

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14 St. Pete Bowl: Battle of the Bands

Sunday, December 25, 2016

The Mississippi State and Miami (OH) marching bands will go head-to-head in a musical battle on the sand at the Sirata Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach from 2:30-5 p.m. 

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15 St. Pete Bowl: Bowl Block Party

Sunday, December 25, 2016

The fun continues with a Bowl Block Party at Ferg's Sports Bar to celebrate both teams: Mississippi State and Miami (OH). Bowl tickets, merchandise, food and drinks will all be available. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. 

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16 St. Pete Bowl: Fan Tailgate Extravaganza

Monday, December 26, 2016

Rise and shine; it's game time! Mississippi State and Miami (OH) fans will rally early to get ready for kick-off. Join the excitement from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Ferg's Sports Bar for a party for all ages featuring a Game Day interactive area. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

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17 St. Pete Bowl

Monday, December 26, 2016

Let's bowl! Head to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL to watch this invitational featuring a match up between the Mississippi State and Miami (OH). Kick-off is at 11:00 a.m. 

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18 Outback Bowl Clearwater Beach Day

Friday, December 30, 2016

Join the Florida Gators and the Iowa Hawkeyes, along with their marching bands and cheerleaders as they enjoy the sunny beaches at the Hilton Clearwater Beach next to Pier 60 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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19 Outback Bowl: Battle of the Bands at Busch Gardens

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Join the Florida Gator and Iowa Hawkeye marching bands at Busch Gardens as they square-off for a special "Battle of the Bands" performance. Admission to park required. Time TBD.

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20 Outback Bowl: Pre-Game Bowl Bash

Monday, January 2, 2017

Bowl fans can warm-up for the big game outside the stadium starting at 10:00 a.m. with live music and a pep rally. The excitement will build as the Gator Nation and the Hawkeyes get ready to take over Raymond James Stadium!

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21 Outback Bowl 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017

The Outback Bowl matches two of college football's best teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference. Don't miss the Florida Gators vs. Iowa Hawkeyes! Kickoff is time is 1:00 p.m. ET. 

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1College Football Playoff: Playoff Fan Central

City: Tampa

Address
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602

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2College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist

City: Tampa

Address
600 N Ashley Dr
Tampa, FL 33602

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5College Football Playoff: Playoff Playlist ft. Usher

City: Tampa

Address
600 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602

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7The Bowden Dynasty World Premiere

City: St. Petersburg

Address
400 1st Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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8College Football Playoff: Extra Yard 5K

City: Tampa

Address
401 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

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9College Football Playoff: Taste of the Championship

City: Tampa

Address
701 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602

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10College Football Playoff: Championship Tailgate

City: Tampa

Address
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33607

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11College Football Playoff National Championship

City: Tampa

Address
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33607

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12East/West Shrine Game

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1 Tropicana Dr.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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14St. Pete Bowl: Battle of the Bands

City: St. Petersburg

Address
5300 Gulf Blvd
St. Petersburg, FL 33706

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15St. Pete Bowl: Bowl Block Party

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1320 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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16St. Pete Bowl: Fan Tailgate Extravaganza

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1320 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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17St. Pete Bowl

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1 Tropicana Field Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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18Outback Bowl Beach Day

City: Clearwater Beach

Address
400 Mandalay Ave.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Phone: 727-461-3222

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19Outback Bowl: Battle of the Bands at Busch Gardens

City: Tampa

Address
10165 N Malcolm McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612

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20Outback Bowl: Pre-Game Bowl Bash

City: Tampa

Address
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33607

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21Outback Bowl

City: Tampa

Address
4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33607

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