What better way to celebrate hump day than with wine, happy hour drinks, and networking? Every Wednesday until the end of the year from 5-9 p.m., Downtown Tampa will be partnering with 10 local venues in downtown along with DJ’s for live entertainment. The best part is that there is no entrance fee and open to anyone and everyone!

Participating venues include American Social featuring DJ Explicit performing from 5-9 pm, Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel, a guitar soloist at District Tavern, Maloney's Local Irish Pub Downtown Tampa, Malio's Prime Steakhouse, Mole Y Abuela, Osteria Tampa, Yeoman's Cask & LionRemedy and DJ Danny Vintage at Franklin Manor.

Every month Wine Downtown Wednesday will partner with a new charity to donate 50 cents per glass of wine sold between 5-9pm. The charity of month for October is Big Brothers Big Sisters. Wine Downtown Wednesday will also provide additional entertainment services that include:

  • Speed Dating- will start in September
  • Live Painting- Audrey
  • Various Art Classes- Art & Wine
  • Yoga- Wine & Yoga
  • Guitar Jam- Barrett School of Music
  • Salsa/Latin Dance- Salsa & Sangria (can last past 9 p.m.)
  • Trivia Nights- Monthly Trivia Crawl

The rest of the year’s dates are as followed: September 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th, October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th, November 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th, and December 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

Promotional partners that are working with Wine Downtown Wednesday include  Downtown Crawlers, Street Laced Marketing, Tampa Bay is Awesome, Unation, Stuff to do Tampa Bay, 813area.com, Creative Loafing,  City of TampaTampa Downtown PartnershipVisit Tampa Bay and local TV and radio stations. 

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