Summer of Rum Festival featuring Shaggy & Baha Men This Saturday!

Summer of Rum Festival featuring Shaggy & Baha Men This Saturday!

The 2017 Summer of Rum Festival will be held at Curtis Hixon Park on Saturday, September 2nd Labor Day Weekend, with over a dozen Rum Shacks serving over 40 varieties of rum drinks
 
Tampa, Fla. (May 10th, 2017) – The 5th annual Summer of Rum Festival is scheduled for Downtown Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park on September 2nd, 2017, Labor Day Weekend, from 12pm to 11pm with multi Grammy winning artist Shaggy as headliner and Baha Men as support.
 
The Summer of Rum Festival is an island-inspired celebration of everything rum!   Over a dozen Rum Shacks will be serving over 40 rum drinks (complete list below), representing some of the major rum brands. Brands represented include Cruzan Rum, Blackheart Rum, Kraken Black Spiced Rum, Carmelita’s Rum, Appleton Estate Rum, Blue Chair Bay, Captain Morgan, and more.
 
Additionally, the Island Rum Tasting Party within the festival will have over 50 rums from around the world!
 
Shaggy (“It Wasn’t Me”, “Angel”) will headline the festival, The Baha Men (“Who Let The Dogs Out”) supports, along with Tef London, FayRoy, Freecoasters, Impulse, Unmotivated, & the Brass Roots Band. A huge fireworks show will end the night!
 
The Summer of Rum Festival is Tampa’s only large scale event during the long Labor Day Weekend, attracting tourists and residents to Downtown Tampa.  
 
Past Festivals has drawn a crowd of over 5,000 attendees and over 7,500 are expected this year.
GA Tickets to the festival are $20 in Advance Online or $25 at the gate. VIP Passes are sold out.
 
For more information, visit www.SummerofRumFest.com
  
Contact:
Ferdian Jap | 727-452-6984 | ferdianj@gmail.com
Monica Varner | 813-786-7480 |Monica@BigCityEventsFL.com
 
Summer of Rum Festival is a production of Big City Events, LLC, a Special Event Planning company based in Tampa, Florida specializing in unique cutting edge events. Big City Events also produces the popular Tampa Bay Margarita Festival, Spring Beer Fling, and the Bourbon & Brew Festival. www.BigCityEventsFL.com
 
Summer of Rum Fest Fun Facts
  • Over 2,400 Bottles of Rum (200+ Cases)
  • 120lbs of Mint Leaves
  • 1000+ Bottles of Juices (Pineapple, Orange, Cranberry)
  • 10,000 lbs of Ice
  • 55 Variety of Rums at the Rum Tasting Party
  • 2000+ Cans of Soda (Coke, Sprite, Soda)
  • Exotic ingredients include Cayenne Powder, Nutmeg, Bitters
  • 3000+ Items of SWAG to be given away, including 1,500 Tiki mugs from Carmelita’s Rum
  • 5000 Drink Umbrellas
  • 40,000 Cups
Entertainment Lineup & Schedule
  • 12:00pm: DJ Cardinal
  • 12:30pm: Fay Roy
  • 1:20pm: Freecoasters
  • 2:00pm: Salsa Bachata Festival DJ
  • 3:15pm: Impulse
  • 4:30pm: Unmotivated
  • 5:30pm: Tef London
  • 6:45pm: Brass Roots Band
  • 8:00pm: Baha Men
  • 9:30pm: Shaggy
  • 11:00pm Fireworks 

Summer of Rum Festival Drink Menu
  • Appleton Rum
    • Appleton Mai Tai
    • Appleton Hurricane
    • Appleton Mombay Sunset
  • Corona
    • Corona Extra
    • Corona Light
    • Modelo
    • Corona Rum-Rita
  • Blackheart Spiced Rum
    • Heartbreak Splash
    • Love at First Lust
    • Sea Cruiser
    • Tropical Splash
  • Blue Chair Bay
    • Island Paloma
    • Island Girl
    • Beach Chair
  • Captain Morgan
    • Captain & Cola
    • Morgan Mule
    • Captain & Loco
  • Carmelita’s Rum
    • Classic Mojito
    • Spiced & Stormy
    • The Grilled Pineapple Spritzer
    • A Taste of Barbados
  • Cruzan Rum Shack
    • Cruzan Confusion
    • Bay Breeze
    • Calico Jack Blue Hawaii
    • Bahama Mama
  • Cruzan Bucket Bar
    • The Cruzan Bucket
  • Cruzan Frozen Drinks
    • Pina Colada
    • Strawberry Daiquiri
    • Rum Runner
  • Doc Brown’s Really Bad Rum
    • Doc’s Painkiller
    • Doc’s Grog
    • Tropical Depression
  • Kraken Black Spiced Rum
    • The Kraken Perfect Storm
    • The Kraken Tropical Storm
    • Kraken up
    • Black Mojito
  • Cruzan Mojito Bar
    • Bahama Breeze’s Mango Jalapeno Mojito
    • Bahama Breeze’s Coconut Mojito
    • Classic Mojito
    • Pineapple Mojito
    • Peach Mojito 


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