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Review for Tampa Marriott Water Street by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
I've stayed a few times at the Tampa Marriott Water Street hotel in Downtown Tampa. It has stunning views, amazing service, close proximity to all the action including being ..
Pros: Rooms, service, amenities, views are all amazing at this amazing hotel in Tampa!
Review for SweetFish by Nicholas
Rating: 5 Rating
Sweetfish is definitely one of the best restaurants in Downtown Tampa! Sweetfish is the perfect spot for a poke bowl in Tampa if you love eating sushi in Tampa.
Review for Eddie and Sams New York Pizza by Hannah
Rating: 5 Rating
Eddie and Sams was recommended to me by a friend a few years ago and is now my go-to pizza spot in Downtown Tampa. Prices are great, pizzas are great ..
Pros: Very close to other attractions, heart of downtown and provides outdoor seating.
Cons: A lot parking nearby but usually full and busy along the streets so try to plan ahead or use the suggested ParkMobil app.
Review for The Westin Tampa Harbour Island by Scott
Rating: 5 Rating
The Westin in Downtown Tampa on Harbour Island is a great hotel and one I recommend for just about any occasion.
Pros: Great location with just a short walk across the bridge to be at the Tampa Riverwalk.
Cons: On-site parking is in the garage below that can get a little crowded and confusing but overall it’s still convenient.
Review for Yacht StarShip by Ashley
Rating: 5 Rating
Went on one of the brunch cruises for a friends birthday, and it was a perfect day! Bottomless mimosas with great views of Downtown Tampa.
Review for Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar by Ashley
Rating: 5 Rating
A new rooftop bar with awesome views of Downtown Tampa! Great atmosphere with a wide variety of drink options. I highly recommend coming here with a few friends for a ..

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The Downtown Tampa skyline is growing with high rise office buildings like the Sykes building, and luxurious condominiums like Skypoint. The streets below the skyline are where you will find the many great restaurants, shops and bars that Tampa has to offer. Most of Tampa nightlife, along with other areas of interest, is found outside the downtown area in places like Hyde Park and historic Ybor City. Also located in Downtown Tampa are the Tampa Convention Center and St Pete Times Forum, where everything from classy Tampa events to exciting games happen. The University of Tampa is located just across the waters of Curtis Hixon Park, where many large, popular annual events are held. The TECO Line Streetcar provides affordable transportation to Channelside, Ybor City and downtown. Channelside is another popular neighborhood where there are popular restaurants, clubs, bars, shopping and theaters all in the same development! Harbour Island and Davis Island border Downtown Tampa just South onto the Bay Waters and house everything from enormous homes to subtle apartments all while being surrounded by their own small community with locally owned businesses, restaurants and salons. Be sure to check out everything Tampa has to offer by checking out the Tampa City Guide, where recreation, events and even local jobs in Tampa can be found!

Over the past couple years, Downtown Tampa has been undergoing rapid expansion with the development of both new entertainment complexes like Sparkman Wharf and parks like Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. In addition, Water Street Tampa is in development with new high rises, apartments, condos, shops and more!

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on Saturday, 22 Jun, 10:00 AM
at Tampa Museum of Art
120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
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On view June 22, 2024 through March 16, 2025

on Thursday, 27 Jun, 6:00 PM
at Water Street Tampa
401 E Jackson St, Tampa, FL 33602
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Water Street Tampa's second Sunset Series event will be a celebration of the written word.

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on Thursday, 4 Jul, 4:00 PM
at Sparkman Wharf
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
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Star Spangled Sparkman

on Saturday, 6 Jul, 10:00 AM
at Tampa Museum of Art
120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
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July 6 @ 10:00 am - July 7 @ 5:00 pm FREE

on Thursday, 18 Jul, 6:00 PM
at Water Street Tampa
401 E. Jackson Street, Tampa, FL 33602
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Water Street Tampa's last Sunset Series event will be a celebration of the written word.

on Thursday, 12 Sep, 10:00 AM
at Tampa Convention Center
333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
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Open to the public, hundreds of dealers will be buying and selling rare coins, paper money, gold, and silver. Many of the experts will provide complimentary, informal evaluations of the public’s vintage coins, currency, and other collectibles.

on Sunday, 22 Sep, 11:00 AM
at Water Works Park Tampa
1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
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FREE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Come and celebrate the start of Fall in Tampa Bay!

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on Friday, 8 Nov, 2:00 PM
at Tampa Convention Center
333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
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Attention tattoo-lovers! Villain Arts is back for the Tenth Annual Tampa Tattoo Arts Festival! Come to the Tampa Convention Center this weekend to experience all that the original and best tattoo festival has to offer.

Very Eric Carle Exhibit

on Saturday, 25 May, 9:30 AM
at Glazer Children's Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
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Get ready for a playful adventure inspired by Eric Carle's classic books! From following the Very Hungry Caterpillar's path to weaving a web with the Very Busy Spider, the Very Eric Carle exhibit celebrates nature, creativity, and the magic within us.

Big John at the Glazer Children’s Museum

on Friday, 26 May, 2023 9:30 AM
at Glazer Children's Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
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Glazer Children's Museum Big John

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