Curtis Hixon Transforms into Winter Village Presented by USAmeriBank

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Winter Village

Curtis Hixon Transforms into Winter Village Presented by USAmeriBank Ice rink, holiday shops, and waterfront cafe kicks-off the holidays in Downtown Tampa


Ribbon Cutting for 2016 Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park Presented by USAmeriBank


Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (near Riverwalk)
600 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602

Parking is available at Poe Garage. Media trucks are advised to park off West Twiggs Street at the South entrance to the park.


Friday, November 18

Official Ribbon Cutting: 4:30pm

Ice skating photo opportunities: 5:10pm

Winter Village opens to the public: 6:00pm


View the Winter Village website.


Mayor Bob Buckhorn will be joined by presenting sponsor, Joe Taggart of USAmeriBank, and structure donor, Darcia Glazer Kassewitz of the Bucs Care Foundation, Inc., in the Ribbon Cutting of 2016 Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park. Following the Ribbon Cutting, stay and watch the Lightning Girls and the Mayor take the first skate!

Joining in the celebration are the mascots of Tampa Bay's sports teams; Lightning Bug, Cap'n Fear, and Raymond. Cheerleaders from the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will also be spreading holiday joy during the event.

This project is made possible by the gracious support of USAmeriBank, the Bucs Care Foundation as structure donors, TECO, Tampa General Hospital, SPP and the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, PODS, Sykes, Tesla, Tampa Pizza Company, Atlantic American Advisors, the City of Tampa, Power Design, and Moss Construction.

About the Tampa Downtown Partnership

The Tampa Downtown Partnership (TDP) is a private, membership based not-for-profit 501(c)6 comprised of companies, organizations and individuals with a common goal of advancing Tampa's Downtown. Through an annual contract with the City of Tampa, the TDP administers the Special Services District. In addition to Tampa's Downtown Guides and Clean Team, the TDP serves downtown through marketing, business development, transportation, advocacy, public space activation, planning and beautification.