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Updated: 01/27/2023 - 09:30 am
CITY OF TAMPA LAUNCHES TREE EDUCATION CAMPAIGN Reaching Homeowners,Tree-Trimming Business on Tree Removal, Trimming   In an effort to protect its valuable tree canopy, the City of Tampa is working to reach homeowners and tree-trimming…
Updated: 01/26/2023 - 02:37 pm
East Tampa CRA Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Provide Funding for Roof Replacements in Highland Pines Neighborhood   In an ongoing effort to uplift its neighborhoods and help homeowners remain in their homes, the East Tampa Community…
Updated: 01/25/2023 - 12:14 pm
Innovative Redesign Builds on Mobility and Vision Zero Safety Goals with Improved Crosswalks, New Protected Bike Lanes, New Scooter Hub Along Busy Corridor   Mayor Jane Castor announced the completion of an innovative new redesign for Cass Street…
Updated: 01/23/2023 - 02:04 pm
PIRATES COMING TO DOWNTOWN TAMPA TO WARN OF IMPENDING INVASION OF THE CITY Photo and Media Opportunities Available Tuesday   The bearded bandits are at it once again! Tuesday morning, daring and determined warriors from Ye Mystic Krewe of…
Updated: 01/20/2023 - 03:53 pm
Prior to the Start of Children's Gasparilla Parade The Children's Gasparilla Parade, widely considered the largest children's event in the country, is set to take place on Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Mayor Jane Castor and…
Updated: 01/19/2023 - 03:22 pm
The City of Tampa is excited to announce the launch of its Green Team. This is the first city-sponsored environmental stewardship program, funded by AmeriCorps, in the State of Florida. This program, developed in partnership with Volunteer Florida…
Updated: 01/18/2023 - 10:02 am
The City of Tampa Mobility Team recently installed new All-Way-Stop intersections and crosswalks near Plant High School, making it safer for students, teachers, and staff to cross the street. 

"The City of Tampa is committed to making…
Updated: 01/13/2023 - 01:09 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDshqvaxogE The City of Tampa Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management team is paying tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who advocated for the rights and welfare of solid waste workers. His…
Updated: 01/13/2023 - 11:26 am
Students IDing Invasive Plants, Removing Litter at McKay Bay Nature Park & TraiLearn & Serve Tampa, The Mission Continues, Tampa Parks & Recreation, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, and other organizations join forces for Martin Luther King Jr…
Updated: 01/13/2023 - 08:35 am
Tampa Bay Bucs vs. Dallas Cowboys Monday, January 16 at Raymond James Stadium TAMPA, Fla. -- A crowd of more than 60,000 people is expected to begin arriving at Raymond James Stadium the afternoon of Monday, January 16 for the Bucs/Cowboys playoff…
Updated: 01/13/2023 - 08:33 am
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING FOUNDATION TO HOST LARGEST CITY OF TAMPA MLK DAY PARADE
Nearly 150 parade acts are registered, making this the largest City of Tampa MLK Day Parade to date!
TAMPA, Fla. - The Martin Luther King Parade…
Updated: 01/12/2023 - 11:00 am
The City of Tampa's Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will extend its curbside pickup of natural Christmas trees following the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. 

The Department of Solid Waste and…
Updated: 01/12/2023 - 10:03 am
Tampa and Dallas Mayors Place Friendly Wager on Super Wild Card Game Tiff's Treats Throwdown Winner Takes 500 Dozen Cookies  The mayors of Tampa and Dallas are putting their city's pride on the line with a friendly wager on the outcome of the…
Updated: 01/12/2023 - 08:32 am
Raise the Flags Drive Thru Event
Friday, January 13 at Raymond James Stadium
  TAMPA, Fla. -- A large crowd is expected to begin arriving at Raymond James Stadium on the morning of Friday, January 13, for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’…
Updated: 01/10/2023 - 10:33 am
The City of Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management is calling for submissions for the 2023 3R’s Art & Poetry Contest. The annual contest will accept art and poetry submissions from…
Updated: 01/09/2023 - 09:50 am
The Tampa Water Department is helping its customers keep a very important New Year’s resolution: saving water. The department is offering a series of workshops that focus on conserving water and in the process, lowering monthly water bills. There…
Updated: 01/06/2023 - 08:27 am
Tampa Water Department crews and contractors are busy working to fix citywide damage triggered by the late December cold snap.  

Between December 26, 2022, and December 30, 2022, the Tampa Water Department conducted nearly 100 pipe…
Updated: 01/04/2023 - 04:10 pm
The City of Tampa and Mayor Jane Castor invite the public to view a new art exhibit, Shine A Light Youth Art Contest, produced by the Tampa JCCs & Federation.

This exhibit, on display now in the lobby of the Tampa Municipal Office…
Updated: 12/29/2022 - 08:54 am
The City of Tampa's Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will offer curbside pickup of natural Christmas trees following the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. 

At no additional charge, residents will receive…
Updated: 12/28/2022 - 08:47 am
In observance of New Year’s Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed Monday, January 2, 2023. Residential Customers will be affected as follows: Monday, January 2, 2023: No collection will take place. Tuesday, January 3, 2023:…
Updated: 12/22/2022 - 07:55 am
As residents brace for what could be the coldest Christmas in decades, the Tampa Water Department is taking a proactive approach to make sure our service continues to run, uninterrupted through the holiday weekend.
 
Updated: 12/21/2022 - 10:15 am
A new collection schedule is now available for Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2022, and Monday, December 26, 2022. In observance of New Year’s Day, City…
Updated: 12/16/2022 - 01:12 pm
CITY OF TAMPA MENORAH LIGHTING 
CHANUKAH IN THE CITY ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2022
Please join the City of Tampa, Chabad CHAI South Tampa and Chabad of Tampa Bay for Tampa’s largest Chanukah Festival as we light up the night in…
Updated: 12/16/2022 - 08:15 am
The Martin Luther King Parade Foundation, Inc., is gearing up its 2023 activities to celebrate the life and legacy of Civil Rights Activist the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Foundation kicks off the new year with the annual MLK Parade…
Updated: 12/15/2022 - 02:07 pm
New Bikes Being Delivered to Tampa Kids Through onbikes and Caroling with Castor For the fourth year in a row, Mayor Jane Castor and community partners will make surprise deliveries of brand new bikes to deserving kids throughout the City of Tampa…
Updated: 12/15/2022 - 09:02 am
A new collection schedule is now available for Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2022, and Monday, December 26, 2022. In observance of New Year’s Day, City…
Updated: 12/14/2022 - 02:50 pm
Bridges to Business Connects Small Businesses with Big Opportunities The City of Tampa is now providing new opportunities for small, minority subcontractors contractors across the Tampa Bay Area to get involved with City of Tampa Construction…
Updated: 12/14/2022 - 11:48 am
Security is everyone’s responsibility. With large events such as Gasparilla happening in Tampa, event safety and crowd control are of utmost priority. That is why the Tampa Convention Center has partnered with Visit Tampa Bay to host this training…
Updated: 12/13/2022 - 03:13 pm
The City of Tampa has implemented a new pilot project focused on improving accessibility for people that are blind or visually impaired. The City has worked alongside assistive technology company Lazarillo to create…
Updated: 12/12/2022 - 02:13 pm
City of Tampa Prioritizing Pedestrians, Bicyclists with Citywide “Walk Signal” Overhaul  WHAT: The City of Tampa has hit a new milestone in our citywide rollout of leading pedestrian intervals, a key step in prioritizing…
Updated: 12/12/2022 - 08:59 am
Moovit delivers a smart mobility experience – multimodal trip planning with eBikes, scooters, and transit, and mobile ticketing for HART – all from one app The City of Tampa’s Mobility Department is looking for 200 people to participate in a…
Updated: 12/09/2022 - 08:57 am
The City of Tampa’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) board on Thursday approved a revised budget that makes a major commitment to increasing access to affordable housing. The revised budget allocates more than $20.2 million in new increment…
Updated: 12/08/2022 - 05:37 pm
City of Tampa employees delivered holiday gift baskets to nearly 200 Tampa families today to help make the season extra special. For the past several weeks, City departments have collected non-perishable food items, grocery store gift cards, and…
Updated: 12/06/2022 - 01:32 pm
After many years of anticipation, North Tampa residents will soon have a brand-new, state-of-the-art multipurpose sports field at Forest Hills Park. The City of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor, and Tampa City Council Members approved nearly $4.2M in…
Updated: 12/06/2022 - 08:37 am
Community members, including residents of a nearby senior center, can now enjoy new sidewalks, pedestrian connections, crosswalks, and extended trails at Takomah Trail Park in North Tampa. This is all part of a plan to increase accessibility and…
Updated: 12/05/2022 - 09:13 am
Mayor Jane Castor Accepts Resignation of TPD Chief Mary O’Connor
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor has requested and received the resignation of Police Chief Mary O'Connor, following the completion of an Internal Affairs investigation into a recent…
Updated: 12/04/2022 - 11:21 am
Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This morning, the City of Tampa, Artist Jay Giroux, Walk Bike Tampa, and volunteers will paint a new, brightly-colored crosswalk for students…
Updated: 12/02/2022 - 01:00 pm
Mayor Jane Castor has issued the following statement: "Police Chief Mary O'Connor has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a recent traffic stop. Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw is serving as acting Chief."
Updated: 12/02/2022 - 11:09 am
Safer Crosswalk Coming to Just Elementary School in West Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This Saturday, the City of Tampa, Artist Jay Giroux, Walk Bike Tampa, and…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 02:48 pm
Thursday, December 1, 2022 Old City Hall, located at 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., lit up in red. Tonight at sundown, the City of Tampa will light up Old City Hall in red to commemorate World AIDS Day. This important awareness day remains a time to…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 01:07 pm
On Saturday, December 3, the community is invited to join in on the holiday fun as the 2022 Santa Fest Parade returns to downtown Tampa, followed by the annual Tampa Tree Lighting in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
 
PARADE ROUTE…
Updated: 11/30/2022 - 02:47 pm
The City of Tampa invites the community to come out for Illuminate East Tampa, where community leaders will light up a floating Christmas tree at Robert L. Cole, Sr. Community Lake. Illuminate East Tampa, beginning at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 2…
Updated: 11/23/2022 - 08:55 am
City of Tampa Solid Waste Concludes Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole Vegetative Debris Cleanup The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will conclude its Hurricane-related Ian and Nicole Vegetative Debris…
Updated: 11/21/2022 - 12:05 pm
#ShopSmallTampa Directory Aims to give Businesses, Consumers a Holiday Boost 
The seasonal directory will be available at tampagov.net/ShopSmallTampa from November 24 to December 31 The City of Tampa is hosting its third annual #…
Updated: 11/18/2022 - 01:29 pm
This Saturday, a local athletics organization for kids will serve a Thanksgiving feast to 100 residents at Tampa Hope, a temporary shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Hillsborough County. Tampa Hope also provides clothes, food, counseling…
Updated: 11/18/2022 - 01:12 pm
In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday,  November 25, 2022.   Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
Updated: 11/17/2022 - 02:58 pm
Ybor City CRA Says “YES!” to National Firm for Enhanced Environmental Cleaning Services The Ybor City Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) is excited to announce the launch of the refreshed Ybor YES! Team in partnership with Block by…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 03:08 pm
THE LUNCHEON’S KEYNOTE SPEAKER WILL BE MS. SYLVIA ACEVEDO, FORMER CEO GIRL SCOUTS USA. Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council proudly announce Ms. Sylvia Acevedo, rocket scientist and former CEO of the Girl Scouts…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 02:24 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will be connecting with students and faculty at four Hillsborough County Schools for the Great American Teach-In, which takes place on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Media members are invited to join the…
Updated: 11/16/2022 - 11:06 am
David Ingram has been selected as the new executive director of the Tampa Convention Center. David Ingram, one of America’s most experienced and innovative convention center experts, has been selected as the new executive director…