Monday Morning Memo

Monday, June 24, 2024

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Summer Series: Putt & Party

Last week’s Summer Series: Putt & Party was a smashing success! Attendees enjoyed mini-golf, food trucks, live entertainment, and more at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park!


We wouldn’t be able to kick off the start of the summer without our community partners:

Glazer Children’s Museum

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Lightning

Purple Box Mobile Kid’s Spa


If you weren’t able to make it to Summer Series: Putt & Party, join us on Thursday, July 4 at 4:00pm at Julian B. Lane Park, for Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay! Come out and celebrate America’s birthday at the best Fourth of July celebration in Tampa’s Downtown!


Learn more about Boom by the Bay

Do you think you'll bring home the gold at our annual Pickleball Tournament?

The countdown has officially begun for Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay! Join us as we celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, at 4:00pm in Julian B. Lane Park!


We’re also thrilled to bring back the annual Pickleball Tournament to this event! Feeling competitive? Be sure to register for the tournament today!


Register for the Tournament

LAST CHANCE: Register for Wednesday's Downtown Debriefing Breakfast!

Be sure to register for our June Downtown Debriefing Breakfast at Port Tampa Bay from 8:00am – 10:00am.


As Hurricane Season is upon us, we’re eager to hear from first responders and environmental and weather experts who will provide a unique perspective on hurricane preparedness in the Tampa Bay area. Our qualified speakers will also be sharing services that are available for residents and businesses during the approach of a storm!


Thank you to our Gold Sponsor, BELFOR Property Restoration and our Location Sponsor, Port Tampa Bay for making this month’s debriefing possible!


Register Today!

Summer in Tampa's Downtown is about to get much cooler thanks to the Publix Ice Cream Truck

On Sunday, June 30 head to Downtown’s Sparkman Wharf in the Water Street neighborhood from 10:00am – 3:00pm for the arrival of the Publix Ice Cream Truck!


Visitors will be able to enjoy a delicious assortment of ice cream flavors that are sure to satisfy a variety of pallets!


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Two University of Tampa Swimmers swam at last week's 2024 Olympic Trials

Congratulations to University of Tampa swimmers Parker Knollman and Jacob Hamlin for earning their spots at the 2024 Olympic Trials!


Swimming amongst the world’s top swimmers is an extraordinary feat, and we are proud of these students for representing Tampa’s Downtown in such aremarkable way!


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Calling all artists! Our RFP for the Public Mural Identity Project closes July 10!

We’re seeking creative proposals for murals in each of Downtown’s seven unique neighborhoods.


This initiative aims to boost cultural vibrancy and aesthetic appeal, celebrating the distinctive character of each area. Contribute to community identity and engage residents and visitors alike! Artists can submit proposals for multiple neighborhoods but will only be selected for one. Let’s make Tampa’s Downtown even more beautiful together!


More Info & Proposal Submission

Red Bull Flugtag returns to Tampa's Downtown this fall

For the first time in 13 years, Red Bull Flugtag will return to Tampa’s Downtown.

The high-flying event will take place in front of the Tampa Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 9.


Flugtag, which means “flying day” in German, is a competition where crews get to pilot homemade flying machines off the end of a 27-foot-tall flight deck in front of thousands of spectators.


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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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