Monday Morning Memo

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

New Fitness Class Alert: Join us for Tai Chi in the Park tomorrow!

Join us for Tai Chi in the Park with Bonnie Birdsall, every Wednesday, starting September 8th from 6 – 7pm!


Bonnie is a certified Tai Chi and Qi Gong instructor. The class will take place in Curtis Hixon Park near the fountains.


Check it out by clicking here.

2021 NFL Kickoff Experience set for September 9th in Tampa's Downtown with a special performance by Ed Sheeran!

The event will begin at noon at Julian B. Lane Park and admission is free, though NFL One Pass is required to reserve a free ticket. The event runs until 11 p.m. but there’s plenty for fans to do before the Buccaneers kick off against the Cowboys at 8:20 p.m.


To learn more, click here.

Blind Tiger Coffee to open new Downtown Tampa location

The café is opening at One Tampa City Center on 201 North Franklin Street in December, according to owner Roberto Torres. The space will be designed to make more room for people to social distance, Torres said, even at full capacity.


Blind Tiger will also make use of more natural lighting and have a bar with non-alcoholic beer and biodynamic wine, a natural form of winemaking that excludes added sugars and preservatives.


To read more, click here.

Register today for our Digital Downtown Debriefing!

Join us September 16th for a Digital Downtown Debriefing focusing on our arts & culture institutions as they discuss their future developments and program goals.


Click here to register now!

Help local non-profits by dining at any Columbia Restaurant in September

The Annual Community Harvest is BACK and throughout September The Columbia Restaurant Group will help you give back to your favorite charity by donating 5% of your check to local non-profits!


To learn more, click here.

The Shops of Winter Village vendor applications are now open!

Apply today to be a vendor at Winter Village 2021! The Shops of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park offer holiday shoppers an affordable and unique retail experience with local sellers of garments, personal products, artisan goods, gourmet packaged foods, and holiday décor.


To apply now, click here.

Volunteers needed for International Downtown Association's Annual Conference in Tampa's Downtown

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is happy to host the 67th International Downtown Association’s Annual Conference and Marketplace October 20-22, 2021!


We are looking for volunteers to serve as ambassadors and help showcase Tampa’s Downtown to hundreds of visitors from Downtowns throughout the world.


If you are interested in learning more and volunteering, please complete the form below or email Lindsey Parks at


This year’s theme, “Modern Momentum,” will focus on the ways in which urban districts have creatively embraced new challenges to better support economic development, placemaking and communications in their community.


Click here to sign up to volunteer now!

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