City of Tampa Traffic & Parking Advisory for Tampa Events this Weekend

03/06/18
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Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this weekend in and around Downtown Tampa and at Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field due to multiple events taking place. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and to travel through the areas with caution.
 
EVENTS:
 
Saturday, March 10th
11:00am – 4:00pm   Hunahpu’s Day
Raymond James Stadium, Lots 5 & 7
11:30am – 11:00pm Gasparilla Music Festival
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
1:00pm – 3:30pm     Hockey - Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens
Amalie Arena
1:00pm – 4:00pm     Baseball – Mets vs Yankees
Steinbrenner Field
2:00pm – 4:30pm     Broadway Musical – The Color Purple
Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place
8:00pm – 10:30pm   Broadway Musical – The Color Purple
Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place
 
Sunday, March 11th
11:30am – 11:00pm Gasparilla Music Festival
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
2:00pm – 4:30pm     Broadway Musical – The Color Purple
Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place
7:30pm – 10:00pm   Broadway Musical – The Color Purple
Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place
 
 
LANE CLOSURES:
 
Thursday, March 8th 7:00am – 7:00pm
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Twiggs Street
 
Friday, March 9th 9:00am – 4:00pm
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street
 
Saturday, March 10th 6:00am – 1:00pm 
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street
 
Saturday, March 10th 10:30pm – 1:30am Sunday
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street
 
Saturday, March 10th 7:00am – Midnight
W. Gasparilla Plaza – eastbound, southerly lane closure - southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Cass Street to N. Ashley Drive
 
Sunday, March 11th 6:00am – Noon 
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street
 
Sunday, March 11th 7:30pm – Midnight
N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street
 
Sunday, March 11th 7:00am – Midnight
W. Gasparilla Plaza – eastbound, southerly lane closure - southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Cass Street to N. Ashley Drive
 
 
PARKING:
 
  • Fort Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin St.
  • Tampa Convention Center Garage, 333 S. Franklin St.
  • South Regional Garage, 301 Channelside Dr.
  • Whiting St. Garage, 400 E. Whiting St.
  • Twiggs St. Garage, 901 E. Twiggs St.
 
Note:
The parking at William F. Poe Garage will be extremely limited. Additionally, the traffic in and around the garage will be heavy.
Ft. Brooke parking garage is recommended for Gasparilla Music Festival attendees on both Saturday and Sunday.
 
 
The Tampa Police Department would like to remind you to report suspicious activity. If you see something, say something. No tip is too small. Report anything suspicious to the nearest police officer or submit an anonymous tip using the TPD mobile app available on iPhones and Androids.

Road Closure

For additional information, please contact:
Brian Gentry, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Management Center Operations Manager
813.274.8009