SATURDAY: City of Tampa To Dye River Green for Mayor’s River O’ Green Fest
City of Tampa will dye the river Kelly green this Saturday, March 19th, at 11:00 a.m.. Mayor Buckhorn will join thousands of our closest friends across the region for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Children of all ages can also enjoy live Irish tunes, games and treats in beautiful Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Admission is free and the entire family is welcome, including four-legged members.
WHO: Mayor Buckhorn, Tampa residents and guests
WHAT: Mayor’s River O’ Green Fest
WHERE: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park; 600 N Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
WHEN: Saturday, March 19th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
PARKING FOR PRESS: Dead end of Twiggs St. in the loading zone.
** Outlets interested in filming from Rivergate Tower (Sykes Building) should meet at North entry of Rivergate Tower (adjacent to Kiley Gardens) at 10:30 a.m. to get in place.
Irish 31 Pub & Eatery
Maloney's Local Irish Pub
Holy Hog Barbecue
James Joyce Irish Pub & Eatery
PJ Dolans Irish Pub
Renny’s Oki Doki
KREWE OF SHAMROCK STAGE featuring:
Scariff Hardiman School of Irish Dance
With Pati O’Furniture as the emcee
KIDS ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED BY:
City of Tampa’s Park & Recreation
Tampa Fire Rescue
Beer is provided by JJ Taylor and Pepin Distribution and proceeds will go to benefit the Tampa Downtown Partnership public space programs.
*In the spirit of St. Patrick, any attendee who brings three non-perishable food items will receive a green "Saint Patrick's Army" shirt provided by the Salvation Army while supplies last. All donations will benefit the Salvation Army and provide support for those in need.
More information available at: tampagov.net/RiverOGreen
REMINDER: Return of “The Plank” Tampa’s Waterfront Pop-Up bar designed to encourage waterfront destinations along the Riverwalk: https://www.facebook.com/events/1740568396229311/
For additional information, please contact:
Ashley Bauman, Public Affairs Director
(813) 274-8262 (o)
(813) 390-7455 (c)