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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Gasparilla Pirate Fest Beer Garden at Curtis Hixon
on Saturday, 28 Jan, 1:00 PM
at
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Avast me hearties! Gasparilla 'll soon be 'pon us! And our scurvey mates will be pouring the ale at Curtis Hixon's Beer Garden before, during the famous parade of Pirates.
Parades, Community, Bar and Night Club, Weekend
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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival - Tampa, FL
on Saturday, 18 Feb, 12:00 PM
at
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
All You Care To Taste Beer and Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table and tent to tent. There are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap. Enjoy, but please drink responsibly. February 18, 2017 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, FL VIP Bacon &
Festivals, Community, Food, Weekend
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Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 2017
on Saturday, 4 Mar, 9:00 AM
at
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
The 47th annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts will be held at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa featuring all forms of art overlooking the Hillsborough River at this FREE Gasparilla event.
Festivals, Free, Theater and Arts, Weekend
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Gasparilla Music Festival 2017
on Saturday, 11 Mar, 11:00 AM
at
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Find TicketsGasparilla Music festival is returning to downtown Tampa March 11-12, 2017!
Concerts, Live Music, Annual, Weekend
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Tampa Chillounge Night
on Saturday, 8 Apr, 6:00 PM
at
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Find TicketsThe all new “Taste Edition” showcases over 20 area restaurants and a dozen fine food trucks providing signature dishes and tasty, diverse cuisines.
Bar and Night Club, Restaurant, Food, Weekend
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6JanCollege Football Playoff AT&T Playoff Playlist Live w/ Usher FloRida
Friday, Jan 6, 5:00 PM - Sunday, Jan 8, 11:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
College Football Playoff AT&T Playoff Playlist Live w/ Usher FloRida

Curtis Hixon Park will come alive with some of the nation’s top recording artists as AT&T' Playoff Playlist LIVE t Popular artists, up-and-coming bands and long-time local favorites will entertain three nights with dazzling fireworks too!

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23DecChristmas Is Near
Friday, Dec 23, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Christmas Is Near

Join us for this holiday event at Curtis Hixon Park

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10DecThe 6th Annual Winter Wonder Ride 2016
Saturday, Dec 10, 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
The 6th Annual Winter Wonder Ride 2016

Soon it will be time to #getFrosty Tampa as we ride bikes through downtown Tampa and along Bayshore Boulevard before returning to Curtis Hixon Park for our now-famous Post Ride Celebration!

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Rating : Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating 3 years ago4.8

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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