City of Tampa Traffic Advisory - July 11-13, 2014

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Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this weekend in and around downtown Tampa due to multiple events taking place. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and to travel through the area with caution.

On July 11-13, the Tampa Convention Center is hosting Metro Con, Florida's largest Anime convention, with an anticipated attendance of 10,000 per day. Additionally, Marvel Universe Live is at the Tampa Bay Times Forum with three shows on Saturday, July 12 and two shows on Sunday, July 13. Anticipated attendance is approximately 7,000 per show.

City of Tampa Parking Lot & Garage Information
  • Tampa Convention Center Garage (333 S Franklin St.) - Standard hourly rate for the day
  • South Regional Garage (301 Channelside Dr.) opens at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, $10 flat rate
  • Selmon Expressway Lots - Standard hourly rate for the day
  • All meters on Kennedy Blvd. and south of Kennedy Blvd will be enforced from 8 a.m. until midnight
Those driving to the area will experience increased traffic, and parking facilities are expected to reach capacity. Please plan ahead, consider transit options, come early and stay late.