Parking Advisory for Joseph Volleyball

03/1/2019

Photograph shows the yellow Tampa Streetcar stopped at the Whiting St Station. Skyscrapers are in the background. The sky is blue with white clouds.

Joseph Volleyball will bring 8,500 attendees to the Tampa Convention Center either to compete for the Florida Pre-Qualifier or to cheer from the sidelines.

Please be advised that there will be heavy traffic in Tampa’s Downtown this weekend (March 2-3) and our Tampa Convention Center Garage will fill quickly. See the City of Tampa traffic advisory: http://bit.ly/2VpOgbd

If the Tampa Convention Center garage reaches capacity, we recommend the following alternatives.

-          Port Tampa Bay Garage: 810 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

-          Centro Ybor Garage: 1500 E. 5TH Ave

-          Fernando Noriega Jr. Garage: 2010 North 13th St

-          Ybor Lot 3: 1701 North 19 St

-          Ybor Lot 5: 1812 North 19th St

-          Ybor Lot 6: 1813 North 19th St

See the Ybor City parking map: http://bit.ly/2EHnndr

Tampa Streetcar

We highly encourage event-goers to take advantage of the free Tampa Streetcar service. The Tampa Streetcar offers free rides in Tampa’s Downtown, the Channel District, and Ybor City, with service every 15 minutes.

Dick Greco Plaza Station (10) is located just outside the Tampa Convention Center along Franklin Street.

For more information about the Tampa Streetcar, visit: http://tecolinestreetcar.org

Downtown Events (March 2-3)

-          Gasparilla Volleyball: The Tampa Convention Center is proud to host the Gasparilla Volleyball Florida Pre-Qualifier March 2-3, with an estimated 8,500 attendees. For more information about the event, visit http://bit.ly/2EEl2j9

-          Gasparilla Festival of the Arts: The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is a free art show in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park which will be open to the public March 2-3. This event will draw a large crowd to Tampa’s Downtown, minimizing some of the parking at the Poe Garage and the Ft Brooke Garage. For more information about the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, visit: http://gasparillaarts.com/

-          Gasparilla Outbound Voyage: The Gasparilla Ship will make its final voyage of the season from Sparkman Wharf on Saturday, March 2nd. Gasparilla pirates will arrive at Sparkman Wharf at 4pm and the ship sets sail at 6:30pm. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2S7JPjr

-          Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Game: The Tampa Bay Lightning will go head to head with the Ottawa Senators, 7:00pm Saturday, March 2nd at Amalie Arena. This event will cause increased traffic around the Tampa Convention center and minimize parking availability at the South Regional garage. See the Tampa Bay Lightning schedule at: https://atnhl.com/2EGaUqe.

-          Hamilton at The Straz Center: There will be two showing of Hamilton at The Straz Center on Saturday, March 2nd. This will minimize parking at the Poe Garage.

For more parking suggestions and information, see our parking guide at: http://bit.ly/2BJvNxq

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