On Friday nights, nation's fourth-largest casino will host "Bring in the Weekend" parties on its new pool deck. The pool parties are free and will feature live music, cigar rollers, craft beer samples and live music. Guests don't have to stay at the Hard Rock hotel to attend. The "Bring in the Weekend" parties will run from May 3 through June 28.
Jubao Palace, Hard Rock Tampa's new Asian restaurant, hopes to appeal to the casino's Chinese and Vietnamese guests. The menu includes pho, roast duck, fried dumplings, char siu pork and a noodle bar. Jubao Palace is open until 4 a.m. Friday through Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday.