PHOTOS: Tampa Bay celebrates the 2022 WAVE Awards

ST. PETERSBURG | Tampa Bay celebrated the 2022 Watermark Awards for Variety and Excellence March 4 at Metro Inclusive Health, voted Tampa Bay’s most effective local nonprofit and more, while enjoying entertainment and dining from additional WAVE winners.

The evening was catered by The Stuffed Mushroom and hosted by Jay Miah, Tampa Bay’s 1st place favorite local musician. Additional entertainment was provided by DJ Ace Vedo, who won 1st place for favorite local DJ; Georgia Moore, the hostess of Drag Queen Bingo at Punky’s, the area’s 1st place favorite local fundraising event; Divine AF, who won 2nd place favorite local musician and Veronica Vixen, readers’ 1st place favorite local drag performer.

Congratulations to all the winners! For a full list and more, read our new issue by finding a print edition here and reading it online here. View our photos from the evening below.

Photos by Dylan Todd.

Additional photos by Jeffrey Holmes, Ryan Williams-Jent:

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