Next month, grounds at the Tampa Heights food hall will play host to the "XOXO Carnival," set for May 4-8 and featuring headlining entertainment from Canadian EDM superstar deadMau5, rapper and DJ Lil Jon, French producer DJ Snake, plus "It Wasn't Me" singer Shaggy and Tampa Bay rock and soul band the Black Honkeys.
Tickets to XOXO Carnival at Tampa Armature Works range from $5-$85 and include two-day VIP pass options.
The event, put on by Pied Piper Productions which staged a Halloween carnival last fall, features family-friendly daytime activities including classic carnival rides, vendors, plus modern art installations.
Deux Twins, Wax Motif, DJ Ekin, DJ Casper, Doozie, Vintage Culture and Soul Circus Cowboys are among the support acts.
More information is at piedpiperproductions.com, and a daily schedule is available below. XOXO Carnival at Tampa Armature Works (Wednesday-Sunday, May 4-8)
- May 4 Opening day
- May 5 Lil Jon (DJ Set) w/Deux Twins
- May 6 DJ Snake w/Wax Motif
- May 7 Shaggy w/DJ Ekin (daytime)
- May 7 Deadmau5 w/Vintage Culture/Doozie (evening)
- May 8 The Black Honkeys w/Soul Circus Cowboys