People come from neighboring towns to shop at the Westfield Brandon Mall, catch the hottest new releases at the AMC Regency 20 movie theater and watch live plays and musical exhibitions at the Florida Academy for the Performing Arts at Music Showcase.
Each year, the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds fills with people from all over the state for the annual State Fair. The annual Pumpkin Festival at Halloween is also extremely popular with residents. Nearby Bloomingdale Golfers’ Club, Buckhorn Springs Golf and Country Club and the River Hills Country Club have fantastic fairways and challenging greens, and there are year-round classes, programs and activities thanks to the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department.
You’ll find dining options for every palate in Brandon. From delicious Mediterranean fare to spicy Thai—and everything in-between—we have it all. World-famous Beef ‘O’ Brady’s got its start in Brandon, and their original restaurant is still here. There’s also a vibrant nightlife scene in Brandon, although many people head to nearby Tampa for even more options.