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

03/15/18
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Tampa celebrates St. Patrick’s Day! Traffic will be impacted by St. Patrick’s Day events in downtown Tampa, Ybor City and Hyde Park. Hockey and Spring Training games continue. Also, Tampa is hosting the Florida Thespian Festival, expect extremely high pedestrian traffic this week through Saturday evening around the Tampa Convention Center, downtown Tampa and the Straz Center for the Performing Arts due to the festival.

 

 

EVENTS:

 

Thursday, March 15th

1:00pm – 4:00pm    Baseball – Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees

Steinbrenner Field

6:00pm – 10:00pm  3rd Thursday

Madison Street at The Grand Central at Kennedy

 

Friday, March 16th

4:00pm – 11:59pm  Paddyfest at Irish 31

Hyde Park, 1611 W. Swann Avenue

1:00pm – 4:00pm    Baseball – Houston Astros vs New York Yankees

Steinbrenner Field

 

Saturday, March 17th

11:00am – 5:00pm  Mayor’s River O’ Green Fest

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

1:00pm – 4:00pm    Baseball – Houston Astros vs New York Yankees

Steinbrenner Field

4:00pm - 3:00am    Franklin Manor Block Party

912 N. Franklin Street

4:00pm – 11:59pm  Paddyfest at Irish 31

Hyde Park, 1611 W. Swann Avenue

7:00pm – 9:30pm    Hockey – Lightning vs Boston Bruins

Amalie Arena

8:00pm – 10:30pm  St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Ybor City, 7th Avenue

 

Sunday, March 18th

 

1:00pm – 4:00pm    Baseball – Miami Marlins vs New York Yankees

Steinbrenner Field

5:00pm – 8:00pm    Miss Teenage Tampa

Straz Center

5:00pm – 7:30pm    Hockey – Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers

Amalie Arena

 

 

ROAD & LANE CLOSURES:

 

Thursday, March 15th 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Madison Street – between N. Meridian Avenue & Channelside Drive

 

Friday, March 16th 4:00pm – 11:59pm, Hyde Park

S. Rome Avenue – between W. Swann Avenue to W. DeLeon Street

W. DeLeon Street – between S. Rome Avenue to S. Dakota Avenue

 

Saturday, March 17th 2:30pm – 5:30pm 

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Twiggs Street

 

Saturday, March 17th Noon – Midnight, Hyde Park

S. Rome Avenue – between W. Swann Avenue to W. DeLeon Street

W. DeLeon Street – between S. Rome Avenue to S. Dakota Avenue

 

Saturday, March 17th 4:00pm – 3:00am Sunday

N. Franklin Street – between E. Cass Street & E. Polk Street

 

Saturday, March 17th 3:30pm – Midnight, Ybor City

7th Avenue – between N. Nebraska Avenue & N. 21st Street

Nuccio Parkway – between N. Nebraska Avenue & E. Palm Avenue

 

 

GARAGE 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.
  • William F Poe Garage, 800 N. Ashley Drive (traffic near the garage will be heavy on Saturday)
  • Centro Ybor Garage, 1500 E. 5th Avenue
  • Fernando Noriega Jr Garage, 2010 N. 13th Street

 

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.

For additional information, please contact:

Brian Gentry, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Management Center Operations Manager

813.274.8009

brian.gentry@tampagov.net