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New to Tampa Bay

The Cross-Bay Ferry-High Speed Ferry

Commuters and day-trippers can cruise between the downtowns of St. Petersburg and Tampa on a 55-foot, 147-passenger catamaran in under an hour. From St. Petersburg, it will dock in the yacht basin along Bay Shore Drive NE, to Tampa at the Tampa Convention Center. Fare will be $10 for a one-way trip. Passengers will be able to book their tickets online well in advance, or purchase any available seats as walk-ups at either dock.


Extended Street Car Hours

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday......................... Noon to 10 p.m.

Friday - Saturday............................11 a.m. to 2 a.m. (1:30 a.m. northbound to Whiting Station)

Sunday............................................. Noon to 8 p.m.


Service every 20 minutes, except as follows:

Every 30 minutes - Friday and Saturday - 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Tampa Bay Lightning games:

TECO Line Streetcar service is extended 30 minutes Monday - Thursday (when Lightning are in town) to accommodate the end of Tampa Bay Lightning games. One last trip will operate immediately following the end of the game.


New Restaurant Partners

BRIO Tuscan Grille

A casual, white-tablecloth restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The menu features wood-grilled and oven-roasted steaks, chops and seafood. Offering premium quality menu packages, food and celebration go hand-in-hand at BRIO. Offering four banquet rooms, two outdoor patios and a private bar, various opportunities are available to configure space to accommodate parties of 16-225.

Pokey's Rock & Rolls

Open 7 days a week all day for breakfast lunch and evening meals. Daily specials with signature sandwiches and burgers as well as English themed dishes. Wide range of beers and wines. Live music, DJ, trivia, comedy weekly. All sporting events shown live. Catering and venue rental available for special events.


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Halloween Happenings

TECO Manatee Viewing Center

The Manatee Viewing Center is located at 6990 Dickman Road in Apollo Beach.  The Manatee Viewing Center is open to the public from November 1 through April 15 each year. During that time, the center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The wildlife observation tower and habitat trails close at 4 p.m. daily. (Note: the center is closed Thanksgiving, at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Easter.) There is no charge for admission and parking is free.


Hyde Park

HICO Grand Opening

Friday, October 7th from 6pm to 8pm

Join us for in welcoming our newest pop-up Fling, HICO, a Columbian swimwear, lingerie and accessory store!

Date: Friday, October 7th

Hours: 6pm-8pm


1619 West Snow Circle

Tampa, FL 33606

Hyde Park Village Circle Fall Festival Month

Join us for our annual Fall Festival! A month long pumpkin patch in Village Circle!

Pumpkin Patch hours:

Monday-Friday 12pm-8pm

Saturday-Sunday 9am-9pm

Date(s): October 8, 2016 - October 30, 2016
Hours: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM


744 S. Village Circle
Tampa, FL 33606 


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Curtis Hixon Waterfront  

Oktoberfest Tampa 2016 

7th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa October 7, 8, 9 – 2016

Oktoberfest Tampa is a 3-day festival along the banks of the Hillsborough River at Curtis Hixon Park in the heart of the City of Tampa! Enjoy authentic Bavarian food and German beer as you watch, or participate, in the annual Oktoberfest Tampa Games competition! Hoist a Stein, roll a keg, or simply kick back and enjoy the largest, waterfront beer garden Tampa has to offer! Traditional Schuplatt dancers, live music, cute outfits and lots of singing and dancing! Benefiting Are You Safe, Inc. - a local non-profit that supports victims of domestic violence abuse.

http://r-u-safe.org FRI, October 7, 2016: 4:00pm - 11:00pm SAT, October 8th, 2016: 11:00am - 11:00pm SUN, October 9th, 2016: 11:00am - 6:00pm Active or retired military members & spouses get in free - just show proper ID! Kids 12+ under enter free. GAMES - PRIZES - LIVE MUSIC - COLD BEER - WATERFRONT BIERGARTEN