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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor today released video of a sobering conversation with Dr. Jason Wilson, a Tampa General emergency room doctor, hoping to encourage more people to get vaccinated amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Dr. Wilson said COVID…
Updated: 07/28/2021 - 12:06 pm
The City of Tampa is pleased to announce the new board members of the Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities. Under the auspices of the City of Tampa Mayor's Office, the group serves as an advisory and advocacy group to represent the…
Updated: 07/16/2021 - 09:03 am
Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay is back and bigger than ever with more locations, more fireworks, and more fun for the whole family along Tampa’s beautiful waterfront. The free community event invites neighbors from across the city to celebrate…
Updated: 07/01/2021 - 04:23 pm
Fire Chief Barbara Tripp will be sworn in as the department's 22nd Commander on June 25.WHAT: City Clerk Shirley Foxx-Knowles administers the Oath of OfficeWHEN: Friday, June 25, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.WHERE: Tampa Fire Rescue Station #5, 3900 North…
Updated: 06/25/2021 - 08:54 am
The City is raising a flag and lighting Old City Hall and downtown bridges in celebration of Juneteenth Dozens plan to gather at Tampa's Old City Hall to witness a historic flag raising on June 18.  Mayor Jane Castor, City Councilman Orlando Gudes…
Updated: 06/17/2021 - 09:43 pm
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced a friendly wager today over the outcome of the NHL Stanley Cup Semi-Finals series between the New York Islanders and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning are set to take on…
Updated: 06/11/2021 - 10:28 pm
The City of Tampa is celebrating Independence Day with a bang this year with the return of Boom by the Bay!   Mayor Jane Castor first sparked the tradition of Boom by the Bay in 2019 to create a festive atmosphere where neighbors across the city …
Updated: 06/08/2021 - 03:31 pm
  Since taking office in 2019, Mayor Jane Castor has guided the City of Tampa through a pandemic, a historic Super Bowl hosting experience—and victory, in addition to countless milestones on the path to Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow. To honor how…
Updated: 06/02/2021 - 01:56 pm
Resilient Tampa, a roadmap towards a stronger and more equitable future, created despite the COVID-19 pandemic, builds upon the city’s assets and strengths to address the most urgent shocks and stresses facing Tampa.  Mayor Jane Castor and the City…
Updated: 05/27/2021 - 09:56 am
The City of Tampa will shine a light on its diversity this weekend, as Old City Hall and downtown bridges will light up in multi-colors to celebrate Tampa Pride. WHAT: Old City Hall and downtown bridges will light up in multiple colors to celebrate…
Updated: 05/21/2021 - 04:03 pm
In celebration of National Bike Month, the City of Tampa is co-sponsoring an Open Streets event hosted by onbikes that will close Bayshore Blvd to vehicular traffic from Swann Ave to Bay to Bay Blvd on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 3 to 7 pm, and open…
Updated: 05/21/2021 - 11:39 am
In celebration of National Bike-to-Work Day and National Bike Month, you are invited to join Mayor Jane Castor for a bike ride and rally on Friday, May 21. Hosted by the Tampa Downtown Partnership, this Bike-to-Work event will have eight group rides…
Updated: 05/20/2021 - 01:11 pm
The City of Tampa is sporting its best GO BOLTS spirit to cheer on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffsWHAT: Old City Hall and downtown bridges will light up blue to cheer on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs. "Go Bolts" flags are also…
Updated: 05/20/2021 - 11:39 am
The Tampa Police Department will hold its annual Memorial Ceremony on May 11. WHAT:                Blue lights will illuminate Old City Hall, Curtis Hixon Park and downtown bridges at sundown during National Police Week WHEN:               May…
Updated: 05/10/2021 - 05:35 pm
 The 18 to 24 age group ranks #1 in Hillsborough County cases according to statistics from the Florida Department of Health WHAT: A disc jockey and free giveaways will accompany a mobile vaccine unit to help educate and vaccinate young adults ages…
Updated: 05/06/2021 - 08:06 pm
Tampa will shine blue and yellow in honor of Hillsborough Community College's Virtual Commencement Ceremony this Friday, May 7  WHAT: Old City Hall will shine blue and yellow this Friday for HCC's Class of 2021 graduationWHEN: May 7, 2021 at sundown…
Updated: 05/06/2021 - 04:43 pm
To mark Mayor Jane Castor’s second year in office, the City of Tampa celebrates the achievements and milestones of the current administration. Watch and share the video on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and/or YouTube. Despite the…
Updated: 05/06/2021 - 11:24 am
"The best decisions are made by local authorities who are closest to the unique health and welfare needs of our communities. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines and encourage all of our residents to get vaccinated so that we can safely return…
Updated: 05/03/2021 - 06:55 pm
Mayor Jane Castor launched Bridges to Business' in 2019 to help increase minority firm participation WHAT: City of Tampa Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) and Purchasing staff will provide in- person, one-on-one assistance to help minority-owned…
Updated: 05/03/2021 - 04:00 pm
Additional details on the City of Tampa’s Earth Day celebration Watch the press conference on Facebook live: https://fb.watch/52VYX1PqA8/  Watch the LEED for Cities video: City Of Tampa Gold LEED Certification Read the Florida Climate Week / FL…
Updated: 04/24/2021 - 10:41 am