Monday Morning Memo

Monday, March 20, 2023

Eggsploration returns April 8th with new title sponsor!

Downtown Tampa’s largest egg hunt returns for its second year on Saturday, April 8th. Ashley’s Eggsploration, brought to you by the Tampa Downtown Partnership, will have people of all ages searching for thousands of eggs scattered throughout Julian B. Lane Park. New this year, Ashley – this year’s title sponsor – will be hiding a select number of golden eggs, which will lead to grand prizes.


To learn more, click here.

River O' Green Festival brings thousands to Downtown Tampa on St. Patrick's Day

Thousands of people felt the luck of the Irish last Friday in Downtown Tampa.


The 12th annual River O’ Green St. Patrick’s Day festival kicked off Friday afternoon. This was the first time since 2018 that the event was on St. Patrick’s Day.


Thank you to all of our sponsors for helping make this wonderful event possible: Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, City of Tampa, Freedom Boat Club, Kuducom and Barrymore Hotel.


To learn more, click here.

TIME Magazine has named Tampa as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2023!

“Florida’s city du jour is eager to earn permanent status on travelers’ lists of sunny, accessible escapes worthy of a weekend stay, as a cutting-edge, multi-billion-dollar landmark development project redefines its Downtown.”


To read more, click here.

We're Hiring!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is always looking for champions of Tampa’s Downtown. Interested in joining our team? We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:


– Director of Marketing & Communications

– Programming Coordinator


To learn more, click here.

Small, furnished apartments break ground near Water Street in Downtown Tampa

Developers Craig Bazarsky of Tampa and Chris Bicho of Newport, Rhode Island-based Landings Real Estate Group said last week that they are moving forward with a seven-story, 104-unit apartment complex at 701 E. Whiting St.


To learn more, click here.

Celebrate Franklin Street's history by checking out this new window display

The Tampa Downtown Partnership received a grant from Hillsborough County to celebrate Franklin Street’s history. We collaborated with the Tampa Bay History Center, CVS and 220 Madison owners to install historic photographs on both the Madison and Franklin windows. Stop by and check them out!

SAVE THE DATE: 2023 Downtown Development Forum

The 27th Annual Downtown Development Forum returns on Friday, May 19th at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. Breakfast and networking are from 8:00-8:30am, with the program running from 8:30am to noon.


Join us for a morning of learning from leading experts on topics including transportation, leadership, planning, real estate trends, development projects updates, and much more!


To register now, click here.

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