Monday Morning Memo

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Happy New Year from the Tampa Downtown Partnership!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership wishes you a Happy New Year as we say goodbye to 2022 and welcome in 2023. The Partnership offices will be closed January 2 in observance of the holiday.

Enjoy extended holiday hours at Winter Village before it closes January 4th!

Winter Village is open during the school winter break with extended hours of fun activities for the whole family. Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park is also open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.


Reserve ice skating tickets online in advance, and learn more about the hours of operation at!

Nashville Downtown leaders inspired by Tampa’s riverfront development

“When they had their Stanley Cup parade and their Super Bowl parade, they were on the river, it basically converted their river into their main street,” said Nashville Downtown Partnership President and CEO Tom Turner.


“So, seeing the possibilities there and the amount of development that took place, even with the obstacles of having so many individual property owners, it’s really, totally put Tampa in a different direction. And so they seemed like a great example for us.”


To learn more, click here.

Looking for somewhere to ring in the New Year? Tampa's Downtown has all the options!

Tampa Bay Date Night Guide has compiled a list of fun New Year’s Eve happenings in the Tampa Bay area. From parties to family-oriented events, there is something for everyone!


To read more, click here.

Is Downtown Tampa closer to opening up a cruise port to extend the Riverwalk?

At a meeting of the Port Tampa Bay’s governing board last Tuesday, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor took up a subject that’s the talk of Downtown boosters:


Opening the space behind cruise ship Terminal 2 as an extension of the city’s popular Riverwalk.


“I think the more we make that (waterfront) available to the community, the better we are as a city as we grow,” said the mayor.


To learn more, click here.

Closing Soon: Take our survey and help us shape Downtown

Do you work or live in the greater Downtown Tampa area? We would love to gather your feedback via our brief online survey below. This survey is instrumental in shaping the future of our Downtown. The survey takes less than ten minutes to complete.


Take the survey now by clicking here!

Submit your Urban Excellence Awards nominations!

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 Downtown Tampa.


Help us recognize what makes Tampa’s Downtown great by submitting a nomination today!


Submit your nomination by clicking here.

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