The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will host the 2019 Department of Defense (DOD) Warrior Games June 21-30th in Tampa.
Approximately 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will compete. The athletes will represent the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command. Athletes from the U.K. Armed Forces, Australian Defense Force and Canadian Armed Forces will also compete.
They will go head-to-head in 11 sports including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball, plus for the first time in Warrior Games indoor rowing, powerlifting and time trail cycling.
More info visit: dodwarriorgames.com
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The World’s LARGEST truck show is back by popular demand in Daytona Beach June 7-9th at Daytona International Speedway.
Join over 25,000 spectators, 100s of vendors, burn out pit, live entertainment and 1,000s of custom pick up trucks from around the country for a weekend of fun. Get up close and personal with the BIGGEST truck builds around and meet the people behind them.
More info or want to participate in the show visit: daytonatruckmeet.com
The Mascot Games return to the Amway Center in Orlando June 21-22nd.
Mascot Games will feature approximately 30 mascots from sports teams across the country competing in a variety of games.
More than 18,000 fans enjoy thrilling and pulse-pounding competition, as the watch their favorite mascots from MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA and the Arena Football League battle through gladiator themed games, to see who are the true champions of the mascot world.
All proceeds to benefit New Hope for Kids, providing support to children and families grieving the death of a loved one and to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in Central Florida.
More info visit: mascotgames.org
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It’s baaack… Jeep Beach 2019, is a Jeep only charity event held each April in Daytona Beach to raise much needed funds for worthwhile local and national charities and organizations. This year’s event is from April 22-28th.
Jeep Beach has become one of the premier Jeep events in the United States. Attracting Jeepers and Jeep industry vendors from all over the USA, Canada and even overseas. Jeep Beach brings you a week of fun in the sun with thousands of your closest Jeep friends and enthusiasts.
Celebrate the love for off-road vehicles with a 7-day event from kick off at Daytona Stadium, Jeep Beach Night at ONEDAYTONA, Jeep Beach Luau Show and Shine at the Daytona Beach Bandshell to a block party and the popular off-road course at Daytona International Speedway.
More info visit: www.jeepbeach.com
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The 5th Annual Tampa Riverfest is a FREE community event celebrating the Tampa waterfront and riverwalk on May 3-4th.
Featuring a full concert line-up, wiener dog derby, gasparill stand-uppaddle board invasion, Tampa Bay pride band, TacoFest, beer, margaritas, a blessing of the fleet, Taste of Riverwalk, Hillsborough County School kid performances, and much more.
Plus many of the venues, museums, bars and restaurants along the Riverwalk will be rockin’ day with special activities.
More info visit thetampariverwalk.com
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Get your Mardi Gras on at Florida’s BIGGEST Mardi Gras party at Universal Orlando February 9th to April 4th.
Enjoy nightly parades with awesome street performers, colorful costumes and thousands of beads flying through the air. Catch some of the best names in music LIVE (to be announced soon) on selected nights.
Also spice things up with some of the best Cajun food that’ll make your mouth water.
More info visit: www.universalorlando.com
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