Monday Morning Memo

Monday, December 4, 2023

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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Ahoy! Hop aboard the Pirate Water Taxi for "River of Lights"

Go for a boat ride on Downtown’s Pirate Water Taxi this month to witness the dazzling “River of Lights” festival. This glowing cruise gives passengers an opportunity to enjoy holiday lights, decorations, and festive storytelling along the Hillsborough River. Don’t forget to bring your little ones so they can drop off a letter to Santa in Tampa’s only floating mail buoy!

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Get the most out of your lunch break at the Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta tomorrow Get the most out of your lunch break at the Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta tomorrow

Join us this Wednesday, December 6 in Lykes Gaslight Park for Downtown’s monthly Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta any time from 11:00am – 2:00pm!

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Enjoy an evening of holiday enchantment with "The Nutcracker" at the Straz Center

The beloved holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” will arrive to Downtown’s Straz Theatre on Thursday, December 21 until Saturday, December 23. The Nutcracker presented by Next Generation Ballet®, will transport audiences into a wonderland full of dancing sweets, sword-fighting rodents, and timeless ballet music. Purchase your tickets today!

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

Next week on 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, so be sure to join us to learn more about the Partnership and our impact on Tampa’s Downtown!

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Visit the Henry B. Plant Museum for the 42nd annual "Victorian Christmas Stroll"

Visit the Plant Museum for the “Victorian Christmas Stroll” to get a glimpse at the beauty of holiday’s past from 10:00am – 5:00pm (until 8:00pm on weekends). From now through December 23, you’ll be able to enjoy this annual time capsule exhibit along with cider and cookies that will be served on the veranda each day, while holiday music graces the space.

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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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