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Tampa, Florida-- It's not much longer before the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Celebrations take place in Tampa Bay. The annual, four-day event is often compared to the Oscars, but the Bollywood-based festivities draw a larger crowd, and include the public, too!

PICS: IIFA Celebrations, a look back

Here is a full list of activities to look forward to. Take note of the ones open to the public!:

Day 1 (April 23, 2014):

-Event: IIFA Stomp, Open to the public
-Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
-Time: 7 p.m.- onward

Day 2 (April 24, 2014):

-Event: Global Business Forum Day 1, Can register to attend
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: 8:30 a.m. - onward
-Click: More info

-Event: IIFA Expo, Open to the public
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: Noon - 8:00 p.m.
-Click: Visitor Registration Info

-Event: IIFA Rocks, Invite only
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: Green Carpet: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Event: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Day 3 (April 25, 2014):

-Event: Global Business Forum Day 2, Can register to attend
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: 8:30 a.m - onward
-Click: More info

-Event: IIFA Expo, Open to the public
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-Click: Visitor Registration Info

-Event: IIFA Magic of the Movies and Technical Awards, May enter with purchased ticket
-Location: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
-Time: Green Carpet: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. , Ceremony: 7:00 onward

Day 4 (April 26, 2014):

-Event: IIFA Expo, Open to public
-Location: Tampa Convention Center
-Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-Click: Visitor Registration Info

-Event: IIFA Awards, May enter with purchased ticket
-Location: Raymond James Stadium
-Time: Green Carpet: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

More WTSP 10 News coverage leading up to the IIFA Celebrations:

What to expect

IIFA puts Tampa on an international stage

Bollywood event on track to be biggest awards ever

Housing for visitors: From deals to lavish luxury

Bollywood stars come to Tampa

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