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💥 Boom By the Bay is Back for 2023


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Boom by the Bay is Back for July 1

The annual Boom by the Bay Hard Rock Takeover of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park will return on Saturday, July 1, 2023.

This City of Tampa tradition kicked off in 2019 to celebrate Independence Day. This year's event will feature activities for the whole family to enjoy, including: 

Pickle Ball Tournament
Apple Pie Bake-Off
Free Concert
Family Zone Activations (face painting, bounce houses, sack races, corn hole)
Food Trucks
Fireworks 

“While fireworks will grace the sky, Boom by the Bay is about so much more than that,” said Mayor Jane Castor. “It's a chance for our community to gather, connect and appreciate the beauty of our city and the spirit of togetherness. This will be a highlight of the summer."

Shaun Drinkard, Interim President of the Tampa Downtown Partnership added, “We’re looking forward to an all-day, family-friendly party on July 1st. Whether it’s with the classic all-American favorite apple pie or the new all-American obsession of pickleball, you’ll find activities for everyone.”

The City of Tampa would like to thank all sponsors and partners for making Boom by the Bay possible:
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa’s Downtown Partnership 
Pepin
Busch Gardens
The Straz
KUDUCOM
iHeart Radio

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. and end with a boom as fireworks light up the sky at dusk. To see a full schedule of activities and a map of events, visit BoomByTheBay.com.

Individuals can also text BOOM to 888-777 to receive special notifications about Boom by the Bay.