There are so many reasons to love living in the Tampa Bay area—beautiful weather, open water, friendly people, and of course lots of great events. You’ll find something for everybody in this calendar of 2023 Tampa Bay health and wellness events. I hope to see you out there!
- 2023 Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival
2/18/2023, Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
The Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival is a welcoming, inclusive, and free community event emphasizing education in food consumption, agricultural science, and improved lifestyle choices, including physical fitness. The event adheres to a “health is wealth” initiative, focusing on healthcare disparities within the Black, Brown, and African American populations.
- Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
3/4/ - 3/5/2023, Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is recognized as one of the top-rated outdoor fine art festivals in the country. While it isn’t technically a wellness events, I can’t think of many things better than spending a day or two walking around in the sunshine, meeting friends, and getting inspired by art. Every year, downtown Tampa transforms into one giant outdoor museum when hundreds of artists gather for the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Imagine some of the world’s preeminent artists, hand-selected from over 1,000 submissions, all in one place.
- Qigong for Spring
3/18/2023, Sadana Center
Welcome the spring season with a special qigong workshop led by Master Shifu Orlando Schiaffino at Sadana Center. The intention of a Qigong practice in the Spring is to gently stretch the ligaments, tendons, and muscles in the human body to increase flexibility, range of motion, and the ability to move with ease in all directions. All levels are Welcome. Adults 18+. No prior experience is needed. Well suited for beginners.
- Dunedin Highland Games & Festival
4/1/2023, Dunedin Community Center
Celebrate the Heritage and Culture of Scotland with great music, dancing, athletics, good food, drink, and friends! The flags are flying, the Celts are gathering, and everyone is a Celt for the weekend! Featuring Scottish athletic competitions like the caber toss, hammer throw, stone throw, and more.
- Tampa Bay Women’s Expo
4/15/2023, The Coliseum
The Tampa Bay Times presents the Tampa Bay Women’s Expo, a special one day event designed especially for YOU. This ‘Ladies Day Out’ will feature exhibits, interactive booths and education on a wide range of women’s interests. Whether it’s fashion and travel or beauty and self-care, this Expo has something for everyone. Head out with your girls for a day of pampering, giveaways, and more!
- Girls on the Run 5K
5/5/2023, Albert Whitted Park
Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths, while building a sense of connection in a team setting. Volunteer coaches facilitate lessons that blend physical activity with life skill development to enable girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and sets a confident mindset into motion. Volunteers are needed for coaching, races, and other group events throughout the year.
- Body Mind Spirit Expo 2023
6/10 - 6/11/2023, Florida State Fairgrounds
Emerge into your brilliant future with the holistic community! Explore Body Mind Spirit Expo’s incredible selection of the nation’s finest psychics and mediums, the best in alternative health, wellness tools, products and resources. Then, expand your insights and take in learning sessions and presentations featuring psychics, experts and holistic practitioners at the top of their fields!
- Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo
8/27 -8/28/2023, Tampa Convention Center
The Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo returns to the Tampa Convention Center in beautiful downtown Tampa. This family-friendly event brings the health and fitness community together for an action packed weekend. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast or just looking to “check it out,” this event is for you!
Check back throughout the year as we’ll occasionally add new Tampa Bay health and wellness events.
Contact us if you have an event you’d like to send us for consideration.