Traffic & Parking Advisory for RIVERFRONT ROCK!

07/11/18
This notice is archived content and this information may no longer be accurate.

REVISED

Expect heavy traffic and delays in and around N. Boulevard, Cass Street, Palm Avenue, Laurel Street and Downtown Tampa on Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, due to RIVERFRONT ROCK!  Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Grand Opening Celebration. Additionally, there are other events occurring downtown and in the surrounding area. Allow extra travel time. Travel through the areas with caution. Be mindful of pedestrians and cyclists.

 

RIVERFRONT ROCK! Is two days of family fun - featuring live music, including Third Eye BlindSaturday evening and The Florida Orchestra Sunday evening; There will be fitness activities, the 5th Annual Mayor’s Mac & Cheese Throwdown and art installations – including History in Motion, Lights on Tampa, projection mapping on Fortune Taylor Bridge. Each night will end with Fireworks.

 

TRAVEL CONSIDERATIONS:

·         There will be free bike valet services at Julian B. Lane. It is a convenient and secure way to store your bike.

·         There will be free shuttle services from downtown parking lots to Julian B. Lane running every half hour.

·         There will be free water taxi service from MacDill Park (just a short walk from Fort Brooke Garage) to Julian B. Lane.  Note: Regular Pirate Water Taxi service will also be available from other locations for a fee.

·         The Downtowner will be available. The Downtowner is a free rideshare service operating within Tampa’s Downtown. Visitors can download the app to their smartphones to request a ride. The Downtowner drop off/pickup point is located at the intersection of Doyle Carlton Drive & Laurel Street. Download the app at ridedowntowner.com.

·         Coast Bike Share is a bike rental service with racks located throughout Tampa. Racks are located at the intersection of Doyle Carlton Drive & Laurel Street and on N. Boulevard just south of Laurel Street. For more information and for rates, visit coastbikeshare.com/tampa

·         There will be two convenient Rideshare Pick up / Drop off Locations:

·         N. Boulevard, south of Laurel Street at the Boys and Girls Club

·         Doyle Carlton Drive at W. Laurel Street

·         Laurel Street will be closed to vehicles between N. Boulevard and Doyle Carlton Drivebetween 11:00am and 11:00pm on Saturday and Sunday allowing visitors to easily bike and walk from the Tampa Riverwalk across Fortune Taylor Bridge without crossing traffic.

 

ROAD CLOSURES: 11:00am – 11:00pm  

·         N. Boulevard – W. Main Street to W. Cypress Street

·         N. Boulevard – W. Cypress Street to W. Cass Street, northbound only

·         W. Green Street – N. Boulevard to W. Laurel Street

·         Laurel Street – N. Boulevard to Doyle Carlton Drive

·         W. Arch Street – N. Munro Street to N. Boulevard, Rideshare Staging only

 

RIDESHARE:

·         Rideshare drivers should access the N. Boulevard pick up point via W. Arch Street and stage there for pick up.

 

For additional information, https://www.tampagov.net/special-events-coordination/riverfrontrock

 

EVENTS: Saturday May 12

8:00am – 4:00pm             Airfest

                                                MacDill Air Force Base, S. Tampa

8:00am – 12:00pm           Carry The Load Rally

                                                Ferg’s Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa Riverwalk

12:00pm – 10:00pm        RIVERFRONT ROCK!

                                                Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N. Boulevard

7:00pm – 9:00pm             Darci Lynne and Friends

                                                Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place

7:30pm – 10:30pm           James Taylor

                                                Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive

 

Events: Sunday May 13

8:00am – 4:00pm             Airfest

                                                MacDill Air Force Base, S. Tampa

9:00am – 10:00pm           RIVERFRONT ROCK!

                                                Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N. Boulevard

8:00pm – 10:00pm           Comedian - Mike Birbiglia: The New One

                                                Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place

8:00pm – 10:30pm           Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals

                                                Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive

 

PARKING SATURDAY:  

·         Fort Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin St. Enter off of E. Whiting Street

Open at 6:00am at $1.60 an hour

·         Tampa Convention Center Garage, 333 S. Franklin St.

Open at 5pm at $12 flat rate

·         Whiting St. Garage, 401 E. Whiting St.

Open at 5pm at $12 flat rate

·         Twiggs St. Garage, 901 E. Twiggs St.

Open at 6:00am at $1.20 an hour

·         William F Poe Garage, 800 N. Ashley Drive

Open at 11:00am at $10 flat rate, limited parking available

·         Regional Royal Lot, 1200 N. Tampa Street

Open at 6am at $2 flat rate

·         Centro Ybor Garage, 1500 E. 5th Avenue

Open at 6:00am at $1.00 an hour

·         Fernando Noriega Jr Garage, 2010 N. 13th Street

Open at 6:00am at $1.00 an hour

 

PARKING SUNDAY:  

·         Fort Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin St. Enter off of E. Whiting Street

Open at 6:00am at $1.60 an hour

·         Tampa Convention Center Garage, 333 S. Franklin St.

Open at 5pm at $12 flat rate

·         Whiting St. Garage, 401 E. Whiting St.

Open at 5pm at $12 flat rate

·         Twiggs St. Garage, 901 E. Twiggs St.

Open at 6:00am at $1.20 an hour

·         William F Poe Garage, 800 N. Ashley Drive

Open at 11:00am at $10 flat rate, limited parking available

·         Regional Royal Lot, 1200 N. Tampa Street

Open at 6am at $2 flat rate

·         Centro Ybor Garage, 1500 E. 5th Avenue

Open at 6:00am at $1.00 an hour

·         Fernando Noriega Jr Garage, 2010 N. 13th Street

Open at 6:00am at $1.00 an hour

 

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.

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