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April 24, 2017
Mayor’s Mac and Cheese Throwdown 2017Come celebrate numerous local Tampa restaurants and their version of the classic culinary dish  WHAT: Mayor’s Mac and Cheese Throwndown 2017, brought to you by Tampa Downtown Partnership and the City of Tampa   WHERE: Curtis Hixon Park 600 N Ashley Dr....
April 5, 2017
Yesterday, as part of Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City, the City of Tampa released the first #TampaTogether video as part of a larger effort to engage Tampanians in thinking about what #TampaTogether means to them.That’s why we’re asking residents, visitors, and former residents to submit...
April 5, 2017
This Summer, starting May 26th, select recreation centers around the City of Tampa will hold extended hours. These extended hours will provide teens with free RecCards, which allows access to these recreation centers, different programs to participate in, and a variety of educational events. Since...
April 4, 2017
The 3rd Annual Tampa Riverfest will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and Sunday, May 7, 2017.  Presented by Friends of the Riverwalk in conjunction with the City of Tampa, this free event will run the entire length of the Riverwalk and will feature family-friendly activities and events showcasing...
March 27, 2017
The Ridgewood Park neighborhood hosted a Grand Opening event on Saturday March 25, 2017 at the new Butterfly Garden located at the south end of Glenwood Drive Park.  The neighborhood has been working closely with the City of Tampa Parks & Recreation Department as this project transitioned from...
March 27, 2017
 In an effort to provide resources that meet our growing diverse community, the City of Tampa has implemented Google Translate to the website. This allows the Tampagov.net site to be viewed in...
March 15, 2017
For Immediate release and post on City site:The return of spring means the return of Tampa's longest running and most beloved concert series; Friday Concerts in the Park (formerly Friday Extra Concert Series) presented by The Original Westshore Pizza.  Celebrating 30 years of high-quality musical...
March 15, 2017
The City of Tampa Parks & Recreation and Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. (FOTR) have teamed together and are pleased to announce a series of free, family-fun films at Water Works Park this Spring.     What:              Movies in the ParkWhere:           ...