Aerial of Riverfont Park

City of Tampa Shines Blue for World Autism Awareness Day


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Old City Hall lit up blue

Old City Hall, located at 315. E. Kennedy Blvd., lit up in blue.

The City of Tampa, including Old City Hall, the Tampa Riverwalk and Downtown bridges, will light up in blue tonight at sunset for World Autism Awareness Day.

Tampa was the first Florida city to be designated as autism-friendly.

In honor of #AutismAwarenessMonth, hear from our ADA Coordinator, Raquel Pancho, about various initiatives, staff training, and programs designed to serve individuals & families with unique needs in our community.

Learn more: tampa.gov/Autism-Friendly-Tampa

Tampa was the first Florida city to be designated as autism-friendly.

Watch: Autism Awareness Month


All Abilities Playground

All Abilities Playground

The City of Tampa also recently broke ground  on Tampa’s first disability and sensory-friendly playground that is fully funded by the City of Tampa.  

The New Tampa All Abilities Playground is set to be a 10,000+ square-foot playground, designed for children with a wide range of physical, cognitive, sensory and socio-emotional abilities. It also features multiple play pieces that are wheelchair accessible.