600 N. Ashley Drive

Tampa, FL 33602

Neighborhood: Downtown Tampa

Description Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park - Travel & Recreation

Located in Downtown Tampa, the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park overlooks the Hillsborough River with a sloping lawn featuring two fountains, a children's playground, public boat docks, a dog park, seat terraces, a pavilion and cafe. The downtown park integrates the Riverwalk, Glazer Children's Museum, the Tampa Museum of Art and downtown.

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Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest
on Saturday, 1 Oct, 3:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsThe Third Annual Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest is returning to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday, October 1! FREE for all ages. Visit www.TailgateTasteFest.com for more information. #TBTasteFest
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Oktoberfest Tampa 2016
on Friday, 7 Oct, 4:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsSoak in Tampa's largest waterfront biergarten at the 7th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa event held at Curtis Hixon Park. Enjoy live music, cold beer, authentic food and play in our Outrageous Bavarian Games for bragging rights and cool prizes! #beerisgood
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Chillin Music Fest
on Saturday, 15 Oct, 10:00 AM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsJoin us this Fall 2016 Saturday OCTOBER 15th for another full-day of hugs, high fives, and sun-drenched vibes on the banks of the Hillsborough River at Curtis Hixon Water Front Park.
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Santa Fest 2016
on Saturday, 3 Dec, 12:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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The annual Santa Fest featuring the Downtown Tampa Holiday Parade will take place on December 3rd with the area turning into a winter wonderland.
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Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ
on Saturday, 25 Feb, 2017 12:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsTampa's Biggest Hoedown Throwdown is Back For Year 4
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Comments : Favorite park in Tampa. Great views, awesome architecture within and around the park, and tons of free, cool events throughout the year.

Pros : If you like the city landscape, this is a great urban-style park with a cool style, convenient location, and a pretty sweet dog park for all the hounds.

Cons : Parking will most likely cost you money, especially if there's an event going on. Nothing ridiculous, just not free.

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Comments : It is amazing what the Mayor of Tampa has made with Curtis Hixon Park. Events are regularly held here from food truck rallies to yoga at the park, and the beautiful view of the University of Tampa from here is spectacular. The park is kid-friendly with a playground and also dog-friendly. Tampa truly needs more places like this - it shows that Tampa residents do want to get outdoors - we just don't have enough places to accomplish that. As someone who comes from the West Coast, where spending the day outdoors is just a way of life I truly salute the Curtis Hixon Park as a truly important part to the growth and improvement of the City of Tampa, Downtown Tampa included.

Pros : Awesome way to spend the day outdoors, kid and family friendly, huge event grounds, beautiful view of UT

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Comments : Most events that are held here are FREE! Great place for concerts, they do yoga in the park, art events, and so much more. Parking is not bad as there is a couple garages right near the park and street parking north of Kennedy Blvd is free after 6pm and on weekends.

Pros : The park offers a lot with a huge filed, area with stadium lawn seating, dog park, playground, water fountains for kids to play in, and it is on the Hillsborough River!

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Comments : I enjoy going to Curtis Hixon Park even just as a place to relax. The events they host here are always a great time and it brings action to the city, which Tampa really needs more things to do in Downtown.

Pros : Curtis Hixon Park is clean, has great views of the city, is easy to get to and is a great place for concerts.

Cons : I usually can find street parking in the city but parking sometimes can be annoying.

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