march 2021

sun07mar11:00 am4:00 pmPicnic in the Park11:00 am - 4:00 pm Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606


Event Details

Roll back the clock a century and join us for an old-fashioned picnic on Sunday, March 7th, starting at 11 am, in Plant Park. Bring your blanket, pack a picnic basket and come experience the pleasures of a simpler time in a safe environment. Relax in the shade as you enjoy entertainment on Center Stage. Find inspiration in nature’s beauty with Tampa Regional Artists’ plein air painting activity. Meet a new furry friend with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Visitor safety is a top priority at this outdoor event, and all guests will be asked to social distance as they picnic. Seating will be spaced 6 ft. apart and hand sanitizer will be available in the park.

Live Entertainment
The Wandering Hours, Neo-traditional mountain folk music
Tampa Community Band – Conductor, Jahn Van De Putte
Student Ambassadors, Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra
The Matt Weihmuller Jazz Trio
John Barr, Classical Guitarist
UT University Chorus
Troy Cusson, Singer/Songwriter
Upstairs/Downstairs Live Theater, Tampa Bay Hotel Hunting and Fishing Guide Arthur Schleman
Professor Gusto will be exploring the park, full of advice on the best ways to have proper Victorian fun.

Picnic in the Park is a perfect opportunity to lull in a haven of rest and contentment on the banks of the Hillsborough River. Bring your own picnic basket, chairs, blankets and coolers and enjoy the day. A limited number of family picnic tables are available for $20. To reserve your table, contact Todd Edwards 813.258.7301 or

Step back in time and encounter what life was like at the former Tampa Bay Hotel by exploring the Henry B. Plant Museum from noon-5 pm. Admission is limited to 25 people per hour; masks and temperature checks required prior to entry.

Underwritten by Publix Super Markets Charities and Bush Ross, P.A. Upstairs/Downstairs is underwritten by Mosaic and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.


(Sunday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Henry B. Plant Museum

401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606


Henry B. Plant MuseumLindsay Huban, 813.258.7302, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33606