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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Rock the Park 7yr Anniversary at Curtis Hixon Park
on Thursday, 6 Jul, 6:30 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Rock the Park is held at Tampa's New Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. A free monthly music series showcasing musical talents of all genres.
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Incredible Duck Race
on Saturday, 12 Aug, 10:00 AM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsThe Kiwanis Club of Tampa will race 5,000+ Rubber Ducks down the Hillsborough River on August 12, 2017. The first three ducks to cross the finish line will win amazing cash prizes!
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Summer of Rum Festival 2017
on Saturday, 2 Sep, 12:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find TicketsWhat better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend at the 2017 Summer of Rum Festival!
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Tampa Pig Jig 2017
on Saturday, 28 Oct, 12:00 PM
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600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
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Find Tickets The Tampa Pig Jig is an annual fundraiser event hosted on downtown Tampa’s beautiful waterfront featuring live music, great food, a BBQ competition, drinks and games.
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27MayTampa Bay Margarita Festival 2017 Featuring Bare Naked Ladies
Saturday, May 27, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Tampa Bay Margarita Festival 2017 Featuring Bare Naked Ladies

The biggest and best event for Memorial Day weekend in Tampa is celebrating the most beloved tequila drink: Margaritas. Drink over 50 kinds of margaritas from flavored to extreme ones!

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20May6th Annual Burger Showdown
Saturday, May 20, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
6th Annual Burger Showdown

Join local restaurants in this annual bragging rights competition & fundraiser for naming the “Best Burger in Tampa Bay”, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting The VooDoo Chef Foundation and their community efforts through culinary!

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14MayJazz In The Park with David Sanborn
Sunday, May 14, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Place : Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Jazz In The Park with David Sanborn

Join us as we continue the celebration of the 17th Annual Music Fest brought to you by Zenith Education in partnership with Jazz Tyme Productions.

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Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating   3 years ago

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.

Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating   4 years ago

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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Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating   5 years ago

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!

Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating   5 years ago

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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