Grand Opening Friday of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

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The Tampa Downtown Partnership, along with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and Councilman Orlando Gudes, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to officially open the 2019 Winter Village and ice skating rink at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. This year’s holiday celebration is expected to be the largest yet, as more people continue to enjoy Tampa’s booming Downtown.


Winter Village, presented by the Tampa Bay Lightning, will run from November 22 until January 5. The family-friendly village includes Tampa’s only outdoor ice-skating rink, local shops, food, holiday light displays choreographed to music, Winter Village Express on the TECO Line Streetcar, along with special events all season long. For more information on events visit


Attracting tens of thousands of people, Winter Village is put on by the Tampa Downtown Partnership. It’s part of the organization’s mission to host events that support local businesses and create a vibrant Downtown.


WHAT: Winter Village Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

WHEN: Friday, November 22 at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa

WHO: Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa City Councilman Orlando Gudes, Tampa Downtown Partnership President and CEO Lynda Remund, and Tampa Downtown Partnership Board Chair Kevin Plummer


About the Tampa Downtown Partnership
Tampa Downtown Partnership 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, Tampa Downtown Partnership administers the Special Services District. In addition to Tampa's Downtown Guides and Clean Team, Tampa Downtown Partnership serves downtown through marketing, business development, transportation, advocacy, public space activation, planning and beautification. 

For Immediate Release:

Contact: Ashly Anderson, Director of Marketing and Design

O: 813.221.3686 / C: 239.823.1645