Entertainment takes center stage at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa. True to our Hard Rock name and history, our property offers entertainment venues, lounge, and lively options for an authentic Hard Rock good time. Whether you want to kick back and enjoy a cocktail in a low key atmosphere, amp up your stay listening to live music from our local talents, or take advantage of the Tampa nightlife, Hard Rock offers rockin' entertainment.

Take a front-row look at our Events Calendar to see who’s been here, who’s coming, and when your very own VIP party is going to start!


Hard Rock Rising Tampa

Battle of the Bands

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa and 97x are looking for the next big thing in the Tampa Bay area.

Featuring Hard Rock Rising Tampa - Battle of the Bands, where local bands take the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe for the chance to play at this year's 97x Next Big Thing! Musical acts will have to - quite literally - battle it out for their shot to hit the big stage.


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  • Contact

    Will Call

    • Location: Hard Rock Event Center Pre-Function on Level 1
    • Event Day Hours: Noon through 1/2 Hour after event start time.
    • Note: Customers must have actual credit card, Ticketmaster account number, and a matching photo ID to the name on their order in order to pick up tickets at Will Call.
  • The following are not allowed in the facility:

    • Weapons (firearm, pocket knives, toy weapons, pepper spray, fireworks)
    • Drugs or drug paraphernalia, illegal substance or E-Cigs
    • Backpacks, camelbacks, bota bags, large purses/bags (anything over 10"x10"), stuffed animals or dolls (including plush backpacks)
    • Massagers, laser pointers, LED gloves, LED microlights, glow sticks, pacifiers 
    • Masks, large chains or spiked jewelry 
    • Glass, cans, cups, coolers or flasks
    • Pets
    • Stickers or fliers
    • Balloons, balls, inflatable balls or frisbees
    • Tents, large umbrellas, chairs, blankets
    • Professional recording equipment (photo, video or audio)
    • Video cameras, gopros or selfie sticks
    • Drones
    • Open packs of cigarettes, unsealed tampons, eye drops, open lip gloss or chapsticks, candy bracelets
    • Please refrain from taunting, booing, heckling and the use of profanity in any manner. 


    Note: Grills and/or fireworks may NOT be brought into the parking lots.

    For the safety of all guests, concert-goers may be subject to search.

    Acceptable Items

    • Small bags & purses (maximum 10"x10")
    • Non-professional flash/still cameras
    • Cell Phones
    • Hats
    • Lighters
    • Sealed/wrapped tampons
    • Earplugs
    • Sealed chapstick and lip gloss
    • Sunglasses

    Smoking Policy

    Smoking is NOT permitted in the Hard Rock Event Center.

      A designated smoking area is provided outside the venue.


        Age limit varies per event.

          Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter.

        • Tickets to all events are non-refundable. In the event that a show is postponed, tickets will be honored for the new published performance date or a refund may be requested within 30 days. After 30 days the sale will be considered final. In the event that a show is canceled, tickets are refundable at the point of purchase only. If tickets were purchased from another online marketplace other than Ticketmaster, you will need to reach out to the original point of purchase for a refund and/or credit options.
          For tickets that were purchased on property, you may receive your refund by visiting the Box Office or Rock Shop during normal business hours. You must have your ticket and original credit card used when requesting a refund.

        Upcoming Events