Monday Morning Memo

Monday, December 11, 2023

Join us this Wednesday, December 13 for our Downtown Debriefing!

This Wednesday, December 13 our Downtown Debriefing Series continues from 8:30am – 10:00am! This month’s debriefing focuses on all things Tampa Downtown Partnership! This event is free for Partnership members. Join us to learn more about the Partnership and our impact on Tampa’s Downtown!

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Join us for the 2024 Urban Excellence Awards

The Urban Excellence Awards celebrates businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant and diverse Downtown environment—and have made a lasting, positive impact on Tampa’s Downtown. Take advantage of early-bird prices from now until the December 31!

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Downtown's Amalie Arena will hold the 2023 Division I NCAA Volleyball Championship

Calling all fans of collegiate athletics! Head out to Amalie Arena this Thursday and Sunday, December 14 and 17 to join hundreds of volleyball fans from across the country to watch the nation’s top teams compete for the 2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship.

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Double decker Neighborhood Programming this week

Join us for back-to-back neighborhood programming this week! This Thursday from 2:30pm – 5:30pm we’ll be holding our monthly Downtown Core Backyard Market in Poe Plaza. The very next day, we’re eager to host Keys in the Park: A Melodic Duel, servicing the Downtown River Arts neighborhood from 5:30pm – 7:30pm!

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Check out "Sal Rosa" in the Downtown River Arts neighborhood

Tampa’s Downtown is an oasis for foodies with dozens of new eateries to discover. The Downtown River Arts neighborhood boasts “Sal Rosa”, a hidden gem in Tampa that embraces a unique and elevated Caribbean-Latin atmosphere and menu in which every detail has been carefully crafted.

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Thank you for your donations towards our Clean & Safe "Thank You" bags

Last Thursday, we held our annual Clean & Safe Holiday Luncheon where we show our appreciation for our Clean & Safe team and give them “Thank You” bags filled with various goodies. Thank you to all of our partners and stakeholders who helped us show our gratitude through donating gifts for the bags.

Thank you to:

American Victory Ship & Museum

Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk

Bright Ice

City Bike

Downtown / Central City YMCA

Embarc Collective

Hidden Springs Ale Works

Kahwa Coffee

Moxies Café

Oxford Exchange

Ryan Companies

Sacred Heart Church


Straz Center

Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Theatre


Come out to Winter Village this weekend for a screening of "Elf"

Every year, Downtown’s holiday epicenter hosts a FREE screening of a festive film. This Saturday at 7:00pm, we’re excited to bring the iconic movie “Elf” back to the big screen with the help of the Tampa Theatre. Grab a buddy or just yourself and come to Curtis Hixon Park this weekend for hours of laughs!

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Vinik Family Foundation donates $1.5M to support the Florida Aquarium's major expansion

The Florida Aquarium, in Tampa’s Downtown, received a $1.5 million donation from the Vinik Family Foundation. This donation goes toward a two-story puffin exhibit that is a part of the aquarium’s $45 million expansion. This impactful investment will aid the aquarium’s conservation efforts as puffins, a species of Atlantic seabird, are listed as threatened.

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Download DASH, Downtown's rideshare service app

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

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