Monday Morning Memo

Monday, April 8, 2024

Our monthly Downtown Core Backyard Market returns on Thursday

Head to Downtown Core’s Poe Plaza on Thursday from 2:30pm – 5:30pm for the return of Downtown’s Backyard Market! Join us for an afternoon of floral delight that includes fresh flowers, fresh produce, and other special treats. If you can’t make it this month, this event graces Downtown Core on the second Thursday of every month!


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Explore Downtown’s Water Street neighborhood with a walking tour!

Water Street is one of the most visually stunning and aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods in Tampa’s Downtown! To experience its luxurious atmosphere, head to the outdoor seating at The EDITION on Friday, April 12 for a Water Street Walking Tour! This is a special edition of the tour series “Do the Local Motion, the Architecture of Water Street, led by Keith Greminger, AIA”! This event is offered in partnership with Where Love Grows, and is FREE to the public!


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Our Downtown Debriefing Breakfast Series continues next week at the Tampa Bay History Center

Join us next Wednesday, April 17 from 8:00am – 10:00am at the Tampa Bay History Center for the continuation of our Downtown Debriefing Breakfast Series. This month, we’re diving into the world of historic preservation with a panel of qualified and insightful speakers!


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Celebrate Physical Wellness Month by Getting Active & Winning Prizes

April is Physical Wellness Month, and Tampa’s Downtown is the perfect place to get up and get active! This month, get outside for our FREE Community Fitness in the Park classes offered five days a week in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park at 6:00pm!


For every class you attend, you’ll receive a stamp on your punch card. The more stamps you have, the higher your chances are to win in a drawing for prizes . These classes welcome all skill levels, so be sure to head out to the park this month and sample our classes for a chance to win a fun prize!


Class Schedule:

Sundays at 6:00pm – Yoga in the Park

Mondays at 6:00pm – Rumble Boxing in the Park

Tuesdays at 6:00pm – Zumba in the Park

Wednesdays at 6:00pm – Barre in the Park

Thursdays at 6:00pm – Pilates in the Park

Celebrate Caribbean culture in Central Park on April 20

Tampa Caribbean Festival Inc. will be bringing the 19th Annual Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival to Downtown’s Perry Harvey Sr. Park on Saturday, April 20 starting at 12:00pm! This exciting annual celebration puts Caribbean culture at the forefront with a street parade, a concert, food vendors, kids activities, and so much more.


Live performers include:

-Skinny Fabulous

-Mical Teja

-Alison Hinds




-I-Land Rebel Band


NOTE: Children five years and younger attend for FREE


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Head to Channel District’s Stageworks Theatre for “Our Town”!

From April 26 – May 12, Stageworks Theatre will be showing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Our Town” written by Thorton Wilder. This iconic production is reimagined for the 21st century with incorporations of contemporary language and culture. This gripping play explores the relationship between two young Grover’s Corners neighbors, whose childhood friendship evolves into romance.


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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.


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Fill out the DASH Service Feedback Form today!

We invite you to take our DASH Service Feedback Survey! Even if you haven’t used DASH as a service, we still want to hear from you as all feedback is important to us. By completing this survey and providing an email address, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to receive a $20 gift card from a Downtown merchant!


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