Events & Performances

At the Carrollwood Cultural Center, magic is around every corner. Music fills the air, colors dress the walls, dancers float on stage and drama evokes emotion. The Center has been honored to host an array of local talents from visual artists, instrumentalists, singers, dancers and theatre groups. We also host several outdoor music festivals and events throughout the year. We look forward to introducing more area talent through future performances and concerts. Who knows? Perhaps our next headliner will be you!

Upcoming Events & Performances

The Lecture Series welcomes Judy Raab @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Community Room)
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Lecture Series welcomes Judy Raab @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Community Room)
6:00 pm
Judy Raab “The Arts’ Influence on Healthcare” Judy Raab is a Certified Music Practitioner, hospital musician in residence, and harpist.  She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Florida in the Arts in Medicine. Contracted[...]
JAZZ WITH JIM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm
JAZZ WITH JIM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
7:30 pm
Jazz with Jim is a monthly concert hosted by Jim Burge and The Jazz Directions. The concert is best known for fusing personal stories by the musicians with popular jazz tunes suited for that month’s[...]
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
8:00 pm
Hot Mikado Book and Lyrics adapted by David Bell Music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman Based on “The Mikado” by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by  Aaron Washington Musical Director Josh Cessna Live Orchestra Conducted by Jim Burge Cultures[...]
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
8:00 pm
Hot Mikado Book and Lyrics adapted by David Bell Music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman Based on “The Mikado” by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by  Aaron Washington Musical Director Josh Cessna Live Orchestra Conducted by Jim Burge Cultures[...]
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
8:00 pm
Hot Mikado Book and Lyrics adapted by David Bell Music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman Based on “The Mikado” by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by  Aaron Washington Musical Director Josh Cessna Live Orchestra Conducted by Jim Burge Cultures[...]
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
HOT MIKADO @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
2:00 pm
Hot Mikado Book and Lyrics adapted by David Bell Music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman Based on “The Mikado” by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by  Aaron Washington Musical Director Josh Cessna Live Orchestra Conducted by Jim Burge Cultures[...]
A BIG BAND HOLIDAY @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
A BIG BAND HOLIDAY @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
8:00 pm
The Carrollwood Jukebox presents A Big Band Holiday! Dance the night away with Carrollwood Jukebox – a live big band playing some of the most popular hip swivelin’, jump jivin’, swing dancin’, Latin lovin’, waltz and cha-cha[...]
CARROLLWOOD WINDS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
CARROLLWOOD WINDS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
4:00 pm
Photo Credit: Chaz D Photography Sleigh Ride in the Sand The Carrollwood Winds, under the direction of Reed Stricsek, will perform in their annual holiday concert. ADVANCED TICKETS: $10 members / $14 general admission DAY-OF-SHOW:[...]
JAZZ WITH JIM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm
JAZZ WITH JIM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
7:30 pm
A Special Holiday Jazz with Jim Jazz with Jim is a monthly concert hosted by Jim Burge and The Jazz Directions. The concert is best known for fusing personal stories by the musicians with popular[...]
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:00 am
A monthly outdoor market located in the park behind the Center. This event is hosted by Tampa Bay Markets with fresh food, hand crafts and live music. The North Tampa Market is held the second[...]
CARROLLWOOD COMMUNITY CHORUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm
CARROLLWOOD COMMUNITY CHORUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
8:00 pm
Carrollwood Community Chorus – photo credit Chaz D Photography The Carrollwood Community Chorus, under the direction of Mary Jo Hahn, will perform in their annual holiday concert. ADVANCED TICKETS: $12 member / $16 general admission[...]
MOTOWN CHRISTMAS (sold out) @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm
MOTOWN CHRISTMAS (sold out) @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
8:00 pm
Get ready to relive the hits of Motown and beyond with some holiday classics sure to get you in the mood. Back by popular demand after several sold-out performances, The Sounds of Soul present an[...]
MR. TOMMY’S Holiday Party @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
MR. TOMMY'S Holiday Party @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
2:00 pm
What happens when Santa’s reindeer all come down with a case of the Silly Flying Flu? Join Mr. Tommy for a rockin’ holiday concert celebration filled with classic children’s songs and a few surprises, too![...]
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Join Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown for an action-packed science show.  Circus props, juggling, magic and more will turn this three-ring show into a science lesson. Presented by The Franzini Family. Areas of study include:[...]
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Join Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown for an action-packed science show.  Circus props, juggling, magic and more will turn this three-ring show into a science lesson. Presented by The Franzini Family. Areas of study include:[...]
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am
FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Join Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown for an action-packed science show.  Circus props, juggling, magic and more will turn this three-ring show into a science lesson. Presented by The Franzini Family. Areas of study include:[...]
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:00 am
A monthly outdoor market located in the park behind the Center. This event is hosted by Tampa Bay Markets with fresh food, hand crafts and live music. The North Tampa Market is held the second[...]
FRANZ MANTINI, piano @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
FRANZ MANTINI, piano @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
7:00 pm
Franz Mantini, piano Pianist Franz Mantini will present a program that includes Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and selections by Bach, Liszt and more. Tickets will go on sale in Fall 2019.
CARROLLWOOD VILLAGE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CARROLLWOOD VILLAGE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
9:00 am
Join neighbors and friends for a community-wide garage sale at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. Share (and sell) your trinkets and, perhaps, find a hidden treasure or two! Spend the morning with us, shopping, selling, listening to music[...]
THE ULTIMATE TIJUANA BRASS TRIBUTE @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
THE ULTIMATE TIJUANA BRASS TRIBUTE @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
8:00 pm
Basil Rodriguez and South of the Border perform the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. About Basil Rodriguez & South of the Border In 1964 at the age of nine,  Basil Rodriguez began[...]
BANANIMAGINATION! @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am
BANANIMAGINATION! @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
What makes a great story? How can you put a LOT into the PLOT? “Bananimagination” is the term Shana Banana uses to describe the wonderful world of delving into your own creative mind and making[...]
FAIRY TALES GONE BANANAS! @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am
FAIRY TALES GONE BANANAS! @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
A Fairy Godmother who has a fit of sneezes? A not-so-evil dragon prince who wants to plant flowers? A vain and bullish beetle? An alligator and a dog who want to trade noses? A boy[...]
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
8:00 pm
INDOOR / OUTDOOR Written by Kenny Finkle Directed by Pete Zalizniak Part of The Studio Project  A cat named Samantha has just found a forever home with a man named Shuman who she believes is her[...]
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
8:00 pm
INDOOR / OUTDOOR Written by Kenny Finkle Directed by Pete Zalizniak Part of The Studio Project  A cat named Samantha has just found a forever home with a man named Shuman who she believes is her[...]
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
8:00 pm
INDOOR / OUTDOOR Written by Kenny Finkle Directed by Pete Zalizniak Part of The Studio Project  A cat named Samantha has just found a forever home with a man named Shuman who she believes is her[...]
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
INDOOR/OUTDOOR @ The Studio at Carrollwood Cultural Center
2:00 pm
INDOOR / OUTDOOR Written by Kenny Finkle Directed by Pete Zalizniak Part of The Studio Project  A cat named Samantha has just found a forever home with a man named Shuman who she believes is her[...]
“Casablanca” @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
"Casablanca" @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
1:00 pm
Join us for a free showing of Casablanca presented by Carrollwood Village HOAs.  Healthy snacks and beverages will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own as well as a blanket to sit on.[...]
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
NORTH TAMPA MARKET @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:00 am
A monthly outdoor market located in the park behind the Center. This event is hosted by Tampa Bay Markets with fresh food, hand crafts and live music. The North Tampa Market is held the second[...]
THE FAIRY TALES OF GRIMM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am
THE FAIRY TALES OF GRIMM @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Tales such as The Bremen Town Musicians, Rapunzel, Hansel & Gretel, and Snow White come to the stage in a classical 19th-century theatrical melodrama. A heroine is captured by an evil villain and a hero[...]
THE RELUCTANT DRAGON @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am
THE RELUCTANT DRAGON @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
In this charming adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s tale, Sir George is hired to slay a dragon just because she is different. However, when Sir George meets the dragon, he realizes that the dragon is more[...]
TAMPA BAY CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL @ Carrollwood Cultural Center
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TAMPA BAY CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL @ Carrollwood Cultural Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
12:00 pm
The Tampa Bay Chocolate Festival is back for its fifth year. Food trucks of all kinds will be out incorporating yummy chocolate into their menu in both sweet and savory selections.  Local gourmet food trucks[...]
LET FREEDOM RING: Music & Poetry of Black History @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am
LET FREEDOM RING: Music & Poetry of Black History @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Perhaps never has language been used more thoughtfully or effectively than those who fought for freedom and the equal rights of all people.  Experience these uniquely powerful and beautiful words and melodies in this moving[...]
LET FREEDOM RING: Music & Poetry of Black History @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 18 @ 11:45 am
LET FREEDOM RING: Music & Poetry of Black History @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
11:45 am
Perhaps never has language been used more thoughtfully or effectively than those who fought for freedom and the equal rights of all people.  Experience these uniquely powerful and beautiful words and melodies in this moving[...]
MEET DR. KING @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am
MEET DR. KING @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
10:30 am
Meet Dr. King is a wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men. This show is perfect for younger audiences. Serving to introduce students to major concepts of Black[...]
MEET DR. KING @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre)
Feb 19 @ 11:45 am
MEET DR. KING @ Carrollwood Cultural Center (Main Theatre) | Tampa | Florida | United States
11:45 am
Meet Dr. King is a wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men. This show is perfect for younger audiences. Serving to introduce students to major concepts of Black[...]