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Tampa’s Largest Back to School Fair Returns August 3, 2019!

The 12th Annual Back to School Fair presented by Coast Dental & Orthodontics will gather the best Tampa Bay has to offer to make the upcoming school year the best one yet! … and yes, it’s FREE!

Back to School Fair is on Sales Tax Holiday Saturday! This means you won’t have to pay sales tax on your school related purchases! (Click here for more info on Sales Tax Holiday) What a great time to get your school shopping done!

Back to School Fair presented by Coast Dental & Orthodontics is taking over WestShore Plaza mall in Tampa, a giant air conditioned indoor mall from 10am to 3pm on Saturday August 3rd, and you won’t want to miss it!


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Last year we had some awesome entertainment (below) and this year’s line up is in the works, stay tuned!
  • Meet and take pictures with ThunderBug from the Tampa Bay Lightning!
  • Pose for pictures, listen to a story, and sing with Princesses!
  • Watch out for Gasparilla Pirates at the event!
  • Over 60 different vendors, non-profits including the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County
  • FREE Backpacks to the FIRST 500 Kids in line
  • FOUR prizes ($500 each) awarded to help with school purchases
  • Drawings and contests throughout the day!

Back to School Fair Saturday will start off bright and early at 10 a.m. with the first 500 kids who arrive receiving a FREE back to school book bag! From there, the 12th Annual Back to School Fair presented by Coast Dental & Orthodontics will continue to rev up with live entertainment, hands on activities, workshops, speaker sessions, and so much more. In addition, local exhibitors will be providing all sort of back to school related information including health & wellness, safety, private and public schools, resources, childcare, after school programs, school supplies, tutors, children’s retailers, finances and much more! And with 60+ retailers, the 12th Annual Back to School Fair presented by Coast Dental & Orthodontics at WestShore Plaza will give families the chance to get all of your back to school shopping done at the same time.

Presenters, Sponsors, Partners and Exhibitors

Coast Dental & Orthodontics – Principal Sponsor

Class Sponsors


Aetna Better Health of Florida
B2 Communications (Prevent Needless Deaths)
Corbett Preparatory
McIlwain Dentistry
Tampa Bay Date Night Guide
Tower Radiology Centers

For information on Exhibits and Sponsorships, please contact Tampa Bay Parenting at 813.949.4400 or email [email protected] today!


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