Tampa Set to Host "Catch the Rays on the Riverwalk"
Community invited to watch the Rays game at free, family-friendly event
The City of Tampa’s official “Tampa Bay Rays Day” just got a new, designated event that is sure to be a homerun with the fans – Catch the Rays on the Riverwalk.
This free, family-friendly community event has been scheduled for Friday evening, September 26, 2008, in Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park. The event will provide an opportunity for residents to gather as a community to watch the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Detroit Tigers. The game will be shown on a giant screen in Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, located at 601 St. Pete Times Forum Drive which is adjacent to the Tampa Marriott Waterside hotel.
The Rays’ team mascot Raymond and the Street Team are expected to join the festivities at 6:30 p.m. with a game start of 7:05 p.m. Sponsored by Tampa Electric, the St. Petersburg Times, and Colonial Bank with support from the Tampa Bay Rays, the event is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring picnic baskets, blankets, low-back folding chairs and coolers. Vendors will sell food and soft drinks. Parking is available in the South Regional Garage for a fee.