(August 28, 2018 – Tampa, Fla.) – For the 28th consecutive year, Creative Loafing will celebrate the Tampa Bay area’s best local businesses, people, and places during the Best of the Bay with their annual Best of the Bay party, print issue, and web listings.
Voting is open now through Wednesday, August 29th, in a variety of categories featuring local businesses, people, places, and more. Categories are broken up into: People, Places & Politics; Food & Drink; Arts & Entertainment; and Goods & Services. To vote, visit cltampa.com/botb2018
Winners will be announced at Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay Awards Party at The Mahaffey Theater on Wednesday, September 26th, and in the annual Best of the Bay issue in print and online on Thursday, September 27th. Winners will be notified in advance with an invitation to the party.
This year’s Best of the Bay Awards Party will allow this year’s winners to pick up their awards, as well as give attendees a unique opportunity to sample food and drink by the Tampa Bay area’s best while mixing and mingling with some of the area’s key players. This event is open to the general public.
Chef Inspired Popcorn
Flames Indian Cuisine
Iron Oak New American BBQ
Mini Doughnut Factory
Rollin’ Oats Market
The Living Room on Main
& more to be announced
About Creative Loafing
Creative Loafing is an award-winning alternative, weekly newspaper and website committed to providing Tampa Bay with an independent perspective, up-to-the-minute local news, and a comprehensive listing of local happenings. Creative Loafing offers readers’ unique monthly events and CL Deals, a locally focused platform featuring dining and event experiences at half-off their regular price. For more information about Creative Loafing, visit cltampa.com and cldeals.com.