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City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department
Office of Special Events
3402 W. Columbus Dr.
Tampa, Florida 33607

Phone: (813) 274-8854
Fax: (813) 274-7744

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Meet the Office of Special Events Team


Tony Mulkey
(813) 274-7723
Gabriela Taylor
Special Event Assistant
(813) 274-8854

Special Events Coordinators

Dana TincherEvent Coordinator
Areas: MLK Parades, Water Works Park, Perry Harvey Sr. Park, Sea Plane Basin and Davis Island. 
(813) 274-5751
April CormierSenior Event Coordinator
Areas: Ybor City, Parades, Hyde Park, Lykes Gaslight Square Park Franklin Street, and Washington Street Park
(813) 274-8248
Donna McCallisterSenior Event Coordinator
Areas: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Kiley Gardens, MacDill Park, Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park and Tampa Riverwalk.   
(813) 274-3307
Dena OldhamEvent Coordinator
Areas: Al Lopez Park, MacFarlane Park,  Borrell Park, Gadsden Park, Lowry Park, Picnic Island and Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail.
(813) 274-8518

Picnic Shelters

Lorraine Eden

Customer Service Specialist

(813) 274-5740

Cesar DeLaRosa

Customer Service Specialist

(813) 274-8519

Special Event Operations

Danny Harrison

Areas: Julian B. Lane Riverfront  Park, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Cotanchobee Park, Kiley Gardens, MacDill Park and Tampa Riverwalk  

(813) 274-8677

Frank Hilton


Areas: Julian B. Lane Riverfront

(813) 274-3335

Joseph Valdes


Areas: Water Works Park & Al Lopez Park

(813) 690-8200


To inquire about the River Center at Julian B. Lane Park, call (813) 274-7452 or email

To inquire about Ragan Center Rentals, contact the Center at (813) 242-5316.

Seminole Garden Center Inquiries or call (813) 274-8615.