Monday Morning Memo

Monday, April 29, 2024

The countdown has begun for the State of Tampa's Downtown Forum!

Our State of Tampa’s Downtown Forum (formerly our Downtown Development Forum) will be held one week from tomorrow from 7:30am – 12:00pm at the Tampa Marriott Water Street!


You won’t want to miss this opportunity to receive an all-encompassing, macro-level look at what’s happening in Tampa’s Downtown.


NOTE: Registration closes on Friday, May 3 at 5:00pm


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Join us next week for our quarterly event Channel District Date Nights!

On Wednesday, May 8 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, our quarterly event Channel District Date Nights returns to Washington Street Park! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to bond and connect with that special someone or a special friend for a crafty evening hosted by IKEA, where you can decorate your own pennant light shade!


NOTE: This event is free to attend but you must register to attend!


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Head to Stageworks Theatre for the 2024-2025 Season Launch Party!

On Tuesday, May 7, be sure to head to Channel District’s Stageworks Theatre at 7:30pm for the unveiling of the theatre’s productions for the 2024-2025 season!


At this special soiree, attendees can expect to enjoy live entertainment, small bites, and beverages while the 2024-2025 production lineup is revealed!


NOTE: This event is FREE to attend, but a ticket is required for entry.


Get Tickets Today!

The Environmental Protection Commission's 23rd Annual Clean Air Fair will be held in Poe Plaza

On Thursday, May 2 from 11:30am – 1:30pm, the Environmental Protection Commission will be holding its 23rd Annual Clean Air Fair in Downtown’s Poe Plaza! This event will feature a free lunch, free plant giveaways, local vendors and environmental exhibitors, health information, prize drawings, live music, and more!


NOTE: There is no fee to attend or exhibit, but prior registration is required for any environmentally conscious companies wishing to exhibit.


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The Tampa Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Festival returns!

Take part in celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and head to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday, May 11 from 12:00pm – 9:00pm for the Tampa Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Festival!


Enjoy a day full of enlightening cultural performances, delicious food, authentic API merchandise, informational exhibits, and more!


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We had a great time last week at "Coffee with a Councilwoman"

Last Tuesday at the St. James at ENCORE! in Downtown’s Central Park neighborhood, the Tampa Downtown Partnership held our first “Coffee with a…” event! We kicked off this event series with “Coffee with a Councilwoman”, where the Downtown community could sit and chat with the esteemed pillar of #TampasDowntown, Councilwoman Gwen Henderson!


This event was a smashing success, and we’d like to extend a huge thank you to Councilwoman Henderson for her time as well as the Tampa Bay History Center & Tampa Housing Authority

Do you know any incoming or recently graduated high school seniors seeking an internship?

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is calling all incoming or recently graduated high school seniors to consider applying for our Summer Internship Program! This program presents a great opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in urban planning and public service through projects that aid in the cleanliness and efficiency of Tampa’s Downtown!


NOTE: Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 10


  • Must be an incoming high school senior or recently graduated high school senior, not enrolled in a four-year educational institution
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Comfortable working outside in an urban environment


Apply Now

We're spreading holiday cheer early for small businesses who wish to be a part of Winter Village 2024!

Could your business be one of the shops available at Winter Village this year? The Shops of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park offer holiday shoppers an affordable and unique retail experience with local sellers of garments, personal products, artisan goods, gourmet packaged foods, and holiday decor. Shops are leased on a full season, partial season, or extended week/weekend basis, as space permits. Vendors accepted to participate will be notified by mid July 2024.


Apply Today!

Download DASH, Downtown's hub to hub micro-transit service app

Our DASH app is live! Be sure to utilize this new Downtown transit option and download DASH today.


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