Monday Morning Memo

Monday, January 29, 2024

Head to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for "Rock the Park" this Thursday!

Downtown’s monthly free concert series Rock the Park returns to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park this Thursday from 6:00pm – 9:00pm! Grab a cooler, some friends, and a blanket and enjoy the sounds of several local artists and authentic Jamaican food from our food vendor JAMDISH!

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Our monthly Downtown Debriefing Breakfast Series continues next week!

Next Wednesday, February 7 from 8:00am – 10:00am our Downtown Debriefing Breakfast Series continues! February’s debriefing topic will be “Event Season: Economic Impact & Downtown Security”. Be sure to join us to gain valuable insights for you and/or your organization!

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Sponsorships for Downtown's "Eggsploration" are available!

Downtown’s annual egg hunt “Eggsploration” will be held on Saturday, March 30 from 9:00am – 1:00pm! While we’re so excited to spend a day of egg hunting in Downtown’s Julianne B. Lane Park, this event wouldn’t be as exciting without help from sponsors! Are you interested in being a sponsor for this event? Fill out the form below:

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Join us for back-to-back events next week!

Next week, be sure to head to Lykes Gaslight Square Park for your lunch break and enjoy the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta on February 7 from 11:00am – 2:00pm. If you’re unable to enjoy next Wednesday’s mid-day treat, be sure to join us next Thursday, February 8 from 2:30pm – 5:30pm at Downtown’s Backyard Market where you can purchase delicious produce and beautifully crafted floral arrangements!

Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta

Downtown’s Backyard Market

Urban Excellence Awards tickets are now available! Purchase your tickets today!

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. General Admission prices are increasing on February 1, so be sure to get your tickets today! Also voting for the People’s Choice Awards closes on February 2!

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Sponsorship opportunities for Downtown's "River O' Green" are available now!

The luck of the Irish will make its way to Tampa’s Downtown on Saturday, March 16! Downtown’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, River O’ Green, wouldn’t be possible without support from sponsors. Are you interested in sponsoring this day full of themed festivities for the Downtown community? Fill out the form below:

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New Black History Month events have been added to the Partnership's website

Black History Month will soon be upon us, and the Tampa Downtown Partnership is eager to honor the legacy of Tampa’s past and current Black trailblazers! Check out our website to explore what Black History Month events you can attend next month. Want to promote a Black History Month event that you’re passionate about? Be sure to request to add it to our Events Page below:

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The deadline to apply for our Downtown Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Grant has been extended to February 19!

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. NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 19

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Download DASH, Downtown's hub to hub micro-transit service app

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

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