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Tampa Convention Center FAQs


From Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Naples

Take I-75 North to I-4 West to Tampa I-275 Junction. Exit 45A.  Follow signs for Tampa Street.  Stay in the middle lane to enter the garage.

From St. Petersburg & Clearwater Airport

Take I-275 North.  Exit 44.  Follow signs for Tampa Street.  Stay in the middle lane to enter the garage.

From Orlando, Lakeland, Plant City, Daytona, Jacksonville:

Take I-4 West to Tampa to I-275 Junction.  Exit 45A.  Follow signs for Tampa Street. Stay in the middle lane to enter the garage.

Licensee is welcome to provide scooters/wheelchairs for guests.  TCC does not have scooters or wheelchairs available for event use.

Yes, all lost personal item are taken to our Security Command Center at (813) 274-7791.

Please call our Sales & Marketing Department directly at (813) 274-7762.

Yes, complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all public areas and meeting rooms, and outside at The Sail Plaza.

Tampa Convention Center Garage is $2 per hour, with a maximum daily rate of $12 (subject to change).
Pam Iorio & Fort Brooke Garage are within walking distance and have the same hourly rates. Pre-pay/reserved parking is not available. All are owned by the City of Tampa.

Tampa Marriott Water Street, JW Marriott & Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown are direct across the street.
Westin Tampa Waterside is .3 miles away and Hilton Tampa Downtown is .5 miles away.

For more walkable and close hotels, see nearby hotels.

No, however, Marjorie Park Yacht Basin, just minutes away on Davis Island does and they are open daily from 8 AM-5 PM and closed on City of Tampa holidays - (813) 259-1604.

We do not have a box office for which you can purchase tickets in advance, however, you may be able to purchase online through the event’s website or the day of at the Tampa Convention Center.

We are owned by the City of Tampa with jobs listed at Click below for jobs with our partners:
Aramark Food Service
Allied/Universal Security Services
Owens Housekeeping & Event Set-Up Services
Sentry or call (813) 350-6590 for Event/Ambassador Services

Please contact the event organizer directly to see if they are providing this service to attendees.

Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the building unless you have dietary restrictions/food allergies.  We offer a variety of food & beverages outlets to include healthy items and Starbucks & Kahwa coffee brands.

TCC follows Florida Statute Chapter 790 when referring to concealed weapons or firearms. Please refer all questions concerning this statute directly to the TCC Safety & Security Manager for clarification.

TECO Streetcar: The Streetcar offers a free, fun, and characteristic way to travel between Tampa’s Downtown, Sparkman Wharf, and Ybor City. Convention Center visitors can hop aboard the streetcar at stop #10 - Dick Greco Plaza, located across from the Tampa Convention Center front-drive and The Sail Plaza.

Coast Bikes: Coast Bikes offers a convenient and fun way for visitors to explore Tampa’s Downtown. Visitors can take advantage of hourly pay-as-you-go rates and pickup/drop off a bike at one of the many locations set up across the downtown district. Near the Tampa Convention Center, Coast Bikes can be rented just outside the Franklin Street entrance or near the Tampa Riverwalk.

Pirate Water Taxi: The Pirate Water Taxi allows visitors to experience Tampa from the water while exploring some of the city’s top attractions by hopping on and off at various stops along the Hillsborough River. Rates are charged on a daily basis, allowing visitors to ride all day. The Pirate Water Taxi’s home dock is stop #7—located right outside the Tampa Convention Center’s Channel entrance at the Convention Center boating docks. 

See more transportation options.

Updated: 09/08/2022