Mayor’s River O‘Green Fest Returns to Curtis Hixon

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6th Annual River Dyeing Takes Place March 18 with Extended Games and Attractions

Join Mayor Bob Buckhorn on March 18 for the dyeing of the Hillsborough River to a shade of Kelly green during the sixth annual Mayor’s River O’Green Fest, presented by Grow Financial and brought to you by Tampa Downtown Partnership.

The Hillsborough River will go green at 11am and festivities will continue with live music, Irish dancing, food trucks, Irish beer, and games and activities for the whole family.

New this year, the festivities will kick off at 9:30am in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park with a River O' Green Gallop, a fun run/walk along the Riverwalk to Cotanchobee Ft. Brooke Park, and continue with a family scavenger hunt, a Leprechaun costume contest, as well as a Shamrock Scavenger Crawl for adults.

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About 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    

For additional information, please contact:

Ashley Bauman, Public Affairs Director

(813) 274-8262