Partnership Events

Food Truck Fiesta

Featuring tasty treats from a variety of local vendors, the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta occurs the first Wednesday of every month in Downtown’s Lykes Gaslight Square Park from 11am to 2pm.

Annual Meeting

Once a year the Tampa Downtown Partnership has the opportunity to share with members and the community a celebration of the organization’s accomplishments and induct new leadership at the Annual Meeting and Luncheon.

Downtown Development Forum

This half-day event focuses on the exploration of innovative ideas in urban development and serves as a catalyst for discussion and problem solving for major urban issues. Each year, hundreds of downtown stakeholders, urban planners, developers, real estate professionals, property owners, public officials, non-profit organizations, arts and entertainment professionals, and those interested in improving downtown attend this informative and exciting event.

Downtown Debriefing Series

The Downtown Debriefing Series features four breakfast events annually focusing on important business and development issues that impact Downtown.

Previous Debriefing Speakers/Topics:

  • Roger Germann | The Florida Aquarium | Re-opening during COVID-19

  • David Dixon | Stantec | The Value of Downtowns

  • Clyde Higgs | Atlanta BeltLine Inc. |  Housing & Development

  • Judy Lisi | Straz Center for the Performing Arts | Back to Center Stage

  • Jim Lang | Greenberg Traurig LLP | Opportunity Zones

Urban Excellence Awards

The Urban Excellence Awards event gives the downtown community a fun and social occasion to recognize the pioneers, trailblazers and Downtown champions that have contributed to the success, transformation and revitalization of Tampa’s Downtown.

Local Leaders Luncheon

This engaging luncheon features local leaders who have made a significant impact on Tampa’s Downtown.

Mayor's River O'Green

In partnership with the City of Tampa, this signature event of the Tampa Downtown Partnership takes place in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. The Irish-themed party is centered around the Hillsborough River, which will be transformed into a bright shade of green for the occasion. The river provides a perfect backdrop to the celebration which includes live entertainment, games, kids activities, food trucks, and of course, beer!

Summer Series

The Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Summer Series is back at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park with free activities, including a giant 10,000-square-foot tent. It’s the perfect place to go to get out of the house and burn off some energy – all while protected from the hot Florida sun.

Downtown Security Series

The Downtown Security Series prepares business owners and Downtown stakeholders with the crucial information they need to prepare for and address top safety concerns.

Fitness In The Park

The Tampa Downtown Partnership hosts free evening classes Sunday through Thursday in the picturesque setting of Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

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