Skip The Tailgate: Rent A Party Bus For These Upcoming Tampa Games

Tampa Bay is big on sports and there are some must-attend Tampa games coming up this month that you won’t want to miss. The area is home to four major sports teams, as well as several college teams.


Don’t Miss These Tampa Games During Your Visit

Join in on the team spirit and feed that hunger for sports like a local while visiting Tampa. For this listing, we’ve highlighted some of the home games for each team. Visit Ticketmaster for tickets and more Tampa events.


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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Raymond James Stadium

3302 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33607

If you’re craving professional football, come and raise the flag with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team is a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) South Division and currently compete in the National Football League (NFL).

Visiting Raymond James Stadium is a real treat. This site is well known for the 103-foot pirate ship perched above the North end zone. Every time the Bucs cross the 20-yard line or score, the ship’s cannons fire their blasts to celebrate.


Fast Facts:

Since opening in 1998, Raymond James Stadium has hosted two Super Bowls.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were also the 2002 Super Bowl Champions. 


Upcoming Schedule:

Group rates and promotions are available. For groups of 10 or more, contact the Buccaneer’s Group Sales Office at 866-586-BUCS (2827).


Sunday, December 2 – Bucs vs. Carolina Panthers

Game time is 1 PM. Ticket prices are based on seating location and start at $48. Parking rates for this event range from $12 to $56, depending on your choice of parking lot. RV parking and VIP parking rates are between $60 and $89.


Sunday, December 9 – Bucs vs. New Orleans Saints

This game has a 1 PM kickoff with ticket prices starting at $56. Parking rates for this game are $13 to $36 for vehicles and $60 for RV parking.


Sunday, December 30 – Bucs vs. Atlanta Falcons

Game time is 1 PM and ticket prices start at $55. Parking rates for this game are between $15 and $25, with RV parking rates at $60.


Getting To The Event

Parking permits are purchased per game. On game day, the lots open 3.5 hours prior to kick off. A valid ticket must be presented and scanned in order to enter the parking area. Parking tickets are only available for purchase on the day of the event and not available for advance purchase.


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Tampa Bay Lightning

Amalie Arena

401 Channelside Dr.

Tampa, FL 33602

Are you ready to rumble? Tampa’s professional ice hockey team, the one-and-only Tampa Bay Lightning, is a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The Lightning, often referred to as the Bolts, won the Stanley Cup Championship in the 2003–04 season. They will keep you on the edge of your seat with their “lightning bolt” action on the ice. 


Upcoming Schedule:

The Lexus Lounge and Chase Club ticket prices are all-inclusive with food and drinks. Call (813) 301-2505 for information on reserving private suites, lofts, or group party areas for Lightning events.


Thursday, December 6 – Lightning vs. Boston Bruins

Game time is 7:30 PM and ticket prices start at $39.


Monday, December 10 – Lightning vs. New York Rangers

The game will start at 7:30 PM. Prices for this match start around $26.


Saturday, December 29 – Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens

Start time for this match is slightly earlier, at 7 PM. Ticket prices start at $56.


Getting To The Event

What better way to Get Charged Up than to pregame on the way to the Arena in a Tampa Party Bus? Then, chill out and watch the Tampa Bay Lightning play the best game on ice. If you want to keep the energy going after the match, your chauffeur can take you to some of the best party spots in town.


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University of South Florida Bulls Basketball

Yuengling Center

4202 E. Fowler Avenue

SUN 130

Tampa, FL 33620


Women’s Basketball

These Bulls mean business. The University of South Florida (USF) women’s basketball team competes in the American Athletic Conference (AAC), Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). This women’s basketball team is very impressive. As of the 2017-18 season, the Bulls have a 639-679 record.


Fast Facts:

The USF Bulls have played in NCAA Tournaments five times.

They also played eight games in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, earning a title in 2009. 


Upcoming Schedule:

Tickets start at $7 all games. Doors open 1 hour before tip-off. For groups of 10 or more, call (800) GO-BULLS for arrangements.

  • Sunday, December 9 – Bulls vs. George Washington Colonials, 2 PM

  • Saturday, December 15 – Bulls vs. Grambling State Tigers, 3:30 PM

  • Monday, December 17 – Bulls vs. Vermont Catamounts, 7 PM



Men’s Basketball

Also representing USF is the Bulls men’s basketball team. The team competes in the NCAA Division I basketball competition and is a member of the AAC. They opened the season with an 80-63 win and they are pumped up to go all the way. 


Upcoming Schedule:

Tickets start at $7 all games. Doors open 1 hour before tip-off. For groups of 10 or more, call (800) GO-BULLS for arrangements.

  • Saturday, December 15 – Bulls vs. Appalachian State University Mountaineers, 1 PM

  • Friday, December 21 – Bulls vs. Alcorn State Braves, 7 PM

  • Saturday, December 29 – Bulls vs. Fairleigh Dickinsons, 1 PM


Getting To The Event

Don’t let parking issues block your shot at a great night. Book a reliable ride with a local limo service to get you to the game. Without wasting your energy fighting traffic, you’ll be able to cheer louder and root harder for your team.


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Leave Your Transportation To The Experts For These Tampa Games

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We offer airport shuttle services, business event transportation, and corporate travel services. In addition, we also provide limo service or other luxury ground transportation for private parties and special occasions. We have much more to offer than the classic stretch limousine. Our fleet features luxury sedans, party vans, and even luxury buses.

Flying into TPA Airport? After a long flight, your professional chauffeur will assist you with your luggage. Then you can sit back and enjoy the comfort and safety of our elegant ground transportation to your destination. Our chauffeurs are well trained and knowledgeable of the area, including high-traffic zones. There is no need to worry about finding your way around a new area when you can put a local expert behind the wheel.


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Written By: Ryan Lubin