Do you know where to find the best art in Tampa? Your first thought is obviously the great art museums around the city, but who has time to visit them all? Now you can enjoy all of the best art in Tampa in one night. That’s right; it’s the Downtown Tampa Fourth Friday event in which you can enjoy an exquisite evening of pure art and fun.
It’s hard to say if the best part is that you will get to enjoy art all over Downtown Tampa, that you’ll get discounts on food and drinks, or that the whole event is free. Make it a cultural night on the fourth Friday of the month in Tampa by checking out the local art scene. Take a look at what this event is all about.
What to expect
Fourth Friday in Downtown Tampa opened in March and has been ongoing ever since. The next event will take place on July 22nd where you can enjoy a free night of fun! Expect a night of rich arts and culture by taking in the special offerings and programs of local venues such as museums, restaurants, and more.
The arts and culture part of the evening is free while you’ll get discounts on food and drink from the participating downtown restaurants and bars. There will be live music at multiple locations, as well as a Pirate Water Taxi with two complimentary rides. You can even get a free hour of Coast bikes by signing up online.
You’ll likely want to purchase a Sip & Stroll cup in order to enjoy a drink as you stroll through the different venues. There are eight authorized Tampa Riverwalk venues that you can sip and stroll to. You’ll be able to park once and easily get around by water taxi, coast bike, or walking the Riverwalk. Get a free wristband to be able to enjoy the exhibits and programs at the various participating venues.
The event will take place from 4pm to 9pm on the fourth Friday of each month starting last March 25th. Cultural venues that take part in the event include the Florida Museum of Photographic Art, A1A Tampa Bay, Stageworks Theatre, Florida Aquarium, Tampa Museum of Art, and much more.
Grab your wristband at any cultural destination to get in free at the various locations and to ride the Pirate Water Taxi for free twice throughout the evening from 4pm-10pm. This will also be your ticket to food and drink discounts.
This recurring event is an excellent way to enjoy museums and performing art venues while you take in the rich arts and culture scene. It’s a great way to enjoy downtown Tampa including the Riverwalk, dining, museums, biking, and water taxi rides. The live music and drinks make this event even more fun to end your month in Tampa.
Don’t miss July’s Fourth Friday in Downtown Tampa for a great time enjoying art and culture.