Traffic & Parking Advisory for TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING vs WASHINGTON CAPITALS NHL CONFERENCE FINALS, GAMES 1 & 2

05/09/18
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Traffic & Parking Advisory for TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING vs WASHINGTON CAPITALS NHL CONFERENCE FINALS, GAMES 1 & 2 

 

Tampa, FL (May 9, 2018)

 

Traffic will be extremely heavy in downtown Tampa on Friday and Sunday evening, May 11 and 13, due to the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals hockey playoff games.  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.

 

EVENTS:

 

Friday May 11

9:00am – 11:00am           Mayor’s State of the City

                                                Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N. Boulevard

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

                                                Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive

Sunday May 13

9:00am – 10:00pm          Riverfront Rock

                                                Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N. Boulevard

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

                                                Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive

 

PARKING SPOTLIGHT:  FORT BROOKE GARAGE

  • Availability - Fort Brooke Garage has thousands of parking spaces available.
  • Location - Fort Brooke Garage is centrally located. It is ideal parking for any of the downtown events.
  • Accessibility - Fort Brooke Garage is easily accessible via N. Tampa Street (southbound) and N. Florida Avenue (northbound) at E. Whiting Street entrance.
  • Affordability - Fort Brooke has reasonable rates.

 

PARKING FRIDAY:  

·         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.

For additional information, please contact:

Joyce Rumfola, Transportation Technician III, Special Events

Traffic Management Center

813.274.8702

joyce.rumfola@tampagov.net