I thought they said RUM...

They DID say Rum!

On August 24th The Summer of Rum Festival will be held in Downtown Tampa. It's a celebration of everything rum and what could be more fun than that?! It runs from 4pm - 11pm and will feature a variety of different "rum zones" inside and outside of the historical Tampa Armature Works Building, also known as the "Trolley Barn". 

The Five Drink Zones: 

1. The Cruzan Rum Shack 
Cruzan Cuba Libre, Cruzan Mango Hurricane, Cruzan Bay Breeze, Cruzan 9 Spice Tea, Cruzan Summer Breeze, and Cruzan Mai Tai.

2. Cruzan Mojito Lounge
Cruzan Black Cherry Mojito, Cruzan Mango Mojito, Cruzan Classic Mojito, Cruzan Key Lime Mojito, Cruzan Passion Fruit Mojito

3. Cruzan Frozen Daiquiri Deck
Cruzan Pina Colada, Cruzan Rum Runner, Cruzan Strawberry Daiquiri

4. Naked Turtle Rum Shack
Naked Cola, Naked Punch, Naked Sex on the Beach, Naked Colada

5. Appleton Rum Shack
Appleton on the Rocks, Appleton Miami Heat, Appleton Jamaican Star, Appleton Kingston Breeze, Appleton Mobay Sunset

RedStripe will also be served. 

I will be attending this awesome event and you should come too! There are 2 ways to join in on the fun. General admission tickets are available for $15 and gives you access to the Summer of Rum with all day re-entry privileges.  Enjoy live entertainment on our main-stage, each our unique rum zones, rum shacks, and more while you sip on your rum drinks. 

Once inside, your rum drinks are ALL ONLY $5 and are full 12 oz. drinks. There are only a limited amount of these tickets and they are set to sell out, so grab your tickets now!

The other option, which I will be doing, is a great way to experience all the festival has to offer. It's the endless rum cup and is $55 per person. With this admission you get the general admission with all day reentry but unlimited rum drinks in all of the rum zones. You also will receive a 16-oz commemorative Summer of Rum hurricane glass - a perfect way to enjoy your amazing drinks, and a pair of Naked Turtle sunglasses. There are only 500 of these tickets available, so purchases now.

For more information about the Summer of Rum festival:

You can visit their event website here

Check out their Facebook page here

See the Event Page of Facebook here.

Want to win 2 General Admission Tickets to this awesome event? I'm giving away two tickets! Just enter the giveaway at the bottom of the page!

And just to make sure that everyone drinks responsibly the Summer of Rum Festival has partnered with the Courtyard Inn Downtown Tampa for a $99/night room rate with shuttle to and from the event & with Hilton Garden Inn for a $101/night room rate with shuttles to and from the event, parking at the hotel, and 2 adult breakfasts included. 

You can also See the Summer of Rum Festival Concierge Desk located at main entrance for other responsible options.  They will get you to your location safely.  Please do not drink and drive!

Sales from the Summer of Rum fest will benefit My Hope Chest - a Tampa based national nonprofit that fund breast reconstruction surgery to uninsured breast cancer survivors. 

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