Labor Day events? 21 don't-miss Tampa Bay holiday weekend parties

Summer send-off? Um, hi, this is Tampa Bay — have you met me? Summer's not going anywhere for a few more months, but hell, I'm always up for fun shit to do on holiday weekends, so this Labor Day, take advantage of that.

Tampa Bay isn't lying, ya'll — and there's no shortage of ways to send off summer this weekend (even if we all know that steamy bitch isn't going anywhere anytime soon). Here's the what to do, from Tampa to St. Petersburg.

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Back to the 80s party at St. Petersburg's Subcentral at Iberian Rooster
475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Photo via MsSaraKelly via Wikimedia Commons/CC2.0

Back to the 80s party at St. Petersburg's Subcentral at Iberian Rooster

475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Photo via MsSaraKelly via Wikimedia Commons/CC2.0
Kim Dicce benefit at The Emerald in St. Petersburg
550 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Photo via the Sara Rose Band

Kim Dicce benefit at The Emerald in St. Petersburg

550 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Photo via the Sara Rose Band
Geckofest in Gulfport
Beach and Shore Blvd., Gulfport
Photo via Cathy Salustri

Geckofest in Gulfport

Beach and Shore Blvd., Gulfport
Photo via Cathy Salustri
Labor Day with Peroni Nastro Azzurro!
The Canopy, 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg.
Photo by Shanna Gillette

Labor Day with Peroni Nastro Azzurro!

The Canopy, 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg.
Photo by Shanna Gillette
Slip -n- Slide Kickball at Gulfport’s Hoyt Field
2306 56th St. S., Gulfport
Photo via Karen AbeyasekereReleased