Monday Morning Memo

Monday, December 18, 2023

Join us tomorrow for "Central Park Eats: A Food Truck Rally"

Come out to St. James at ENCORE! tomorrow night from 5:00pm – 8:00pm for more neighborhood programming! This program services the Central Park neighborhood in Tampa’s Downtown by providing an evening of community fun while giving attendees a chance to support local four-wheel businesses.

Huge thank you to our partners: The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA and the Tampa Housing Authority

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Cast your vote for the 2023 Holiday Storefront Decoration Competition

The Downtown River Arts Neighborhood Association (DRANA) has partnered with the Tampa Downtown Partnership and other local retailers to present the 2023 Holiday Storefront Decoration Competition! Show your support for local retailers and cast your vote for which storefront you think is the best!

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Take advantage of early-bird ticket prices 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 December 31!

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Don't forget to purchase tickets for Pirate Water Taxi's "River of Lights"

The holiday season is coming to a close in just two weeks, so don’t forget to purchase tickets for Pirate Water Taxi’s “River of Lights” cruise. Every Friday-Sunday this month with time slots ranging from 6:15pm – 9:15pm, you can enjoy a 45-minute tour of holiday lights along the Hillsborough River!

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Apply for our Downtown Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Grant!

The Downtown Neighborhood Enhancement Grant is an initiative centered around the growth and betterment of the neighborhoods in Tampa’s Downtown. This program offers annual grants of up to $5,000 to each of Downtown’s seven neighborhoods, and is intended to fund free and accessible community-driven projects.

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Get ritzy this New Year's Eve at "NYElectric 2024"

Channel your inner Gatsby this New Year’s Eve at “NYElectric 2024” at the JW Marriott Tampa. Located in the Water Street neighborhood in Tampa’s Downtown, this extravagant hotel has a grand ballroom that will have Florida’s top DJs, an open bar, festive party favors, a VIP area, a dance floor, and so much more! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to toast to 2024 while having the time of your life!

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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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