Fourth Friday Returns to Downtown Tampa

The arts and cultural crawl resumes this Friday


Tampa, Fla. – Fourth Friday along the Tampa Riverwalk is back!  The arts and cultural crawl, which features live music at multiple locations, resumes this Friday, August 27th.


“Fourth Fridays are a perfect outdoor family event, showcasing some of the area’s best musicians and artists at some of our most popular cultural attractions,” said Tampa Downtown Partnership President and CEO Lynda Remund. “Residents and Downtown businesses have been asking when Fourth Friday would be returning, and we are excited to say the wait is now over.”


Occurring on the fourth Friday of every month, Fourth Friday runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., except at the Henry B. Plant Museum, where activities run from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Organized by the Tampa Downtown Partnership and sponsored by TECO, Fourth Friday offers free musical performances and other activities at six different arts and cultural venues along the Tampa Riverwalk. Locations include Sparkman Wharf, the Sail Plaza, Henry B. Plant Museum, The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, and the Straz Center. During the event, visitors can learn more about the program and the Tampa Downtown Partnership at the organization’s “Hub” at Curtis Hixon Park.


Fourth Friday also includes food and drink specials from participating Downtown venues. As a “Sip & Stroll” event, alcoholic consumption is allowed along the Riverwalk in specially approved vendor cups. Sip & Stroll cups can be purchased at one of eight authorized Tampa Riverwalk venues. Please drink responsibly.


For more information, visit You can also follow Fourth Friday on social media at @FourthFridayTPA or @TampasDowntown for continuous updates.