Tampa Riverfest To Host Game 4 Lightning Playoff Watch Party

TAMPA, FL – Tampa Riverfest and the Tampa Bay Lightning will partner to bring the official Game 4 playoff watch party to Curtis Hixon Park Friday, May 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. during the fourth annual Tampa Riverfest.

Presented by Friends of the Riverwalk in conjunction with the City of Tampa, the Tampa Riverfest will take place Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, along the length of the Riverwalk in Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa.

Events include a full concert line-up, a Wiener Dog Derby, a hot-air balloon glow, the Gasparilla Stand-up Paddle Board Invasion, a Tampa Bay Pride Band Performance, Taco Fest, Taste of the Riverwalk, Hillsborough County Schools music performances, and more.

Additionally, many of the venues, museums, bars and restaurants in downtown Tampa will have special activities during the Tampa Riverfest.

More than eight bands are booked for the mainstage in Curtis Hixon Park with the headliners being The Black Honkeys and The Spazmatics on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

On Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., a new signature event called the Taste of the Riverwalk will feature samples from local restaurants and bars that are located on or near the Riverwalk. Taste of the Riverwalk wristbands are available for purchase and include unlimited signature samples from participating restaurants (while supplies last). Purchase wristbands here.

With Corona as the official beer sponsor and May 5t being Cinco de Mayo, the festival has added several festive elements including a Taco Fest Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Taco Fest wristbands seel for $10 for three tacos and $15 for five tacos. They may be purchased in advance here.

A VIP Hospitality event will include unlimited beer, Tito’s handmade vodka drinks, food and front-row access to the main stage. Tickets can be purchased here.

Friday, May 4

LIVE MUSIC 4PM – 7PM TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING OFFICIAL GAME 4 WATCH PARTY 7PM-10PM BEER TRUCKS 4PM – 10PM TASTE OF RIVERWALK (TASTE SAMPLES FROM RESTAURANTS) 6PM – 8PM (WRISTBAND REQUIRED $) VIP TENT 4PM – 10PM (WRISTBAND REQUIRED $) AL “COFFEE” MCDANIEL PERFORMANCE 7PM – 10PMTHE REVELERS BAND – 7PM
50 PERCENT OFF ADMISSION TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART STRAZ CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
COLUMBIA CAFÉ AT THE TAMPA HISTORY CENTER

Saturday, May 5

LIVE MUSIC 10AM – 10PM WIENER DOG DERBY 10AM – 5PM TACO FESTIVAL 11AM – 9PM ($) HOT-AIR BALLOON GLOW 8:30PM — 9PM VIP TENT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS FAN ZONE 10AM-5PM CLOSING HEADLINER BAND IS THE SPAZMATICS 8PM – 10PM HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOLS MUSIC PERFORMANCE STAGE 10AM – 5PM HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PET RESOURCE CENTER – DOG ADOPTIONS 10AM — 2PM PLANK BAR 11AM — 5PM LIVE MUSIC – TIME TBD THE REVELERS BAND – 1PM ART SPOT ON THE TERRACE – ART-MAKING FUN AND CREATIVITY 11AM – 2PM WATER WORKS PARK 50 PERCENT OFF ADMISSIONGASPARILLA STAND-UP PADDLE BOARD INVASION 7:30AM – 2PM TAMPA BAY PRIDE BAND CONCERT 7-9PM STEWART TUSSING BAND ON THE ULELE SUNSET LAWN 2:30PM -5:30PM JUAN TORANZO PERFORMANCE 7PM – 10PM
STRAZ CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART
COLUMBIA CAFÉ AT THE TAMPA HISTORY CENTER

($) – denotes a fee or ticket required to participate

Images via Tampa Riverwalk

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