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Curtis Hixon Park

Categories: Attraction, Park

Features: City parks, Dog park, Kid-friendly, Playground, Sprayground

More in this neighborhood: Downtown Tampa

The new, eight-acre Curtis Hixon park sits on the banks of the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa. Amenities  include the Great Lawn with flexible perimeter seating to accommodate a wide range of programming and performances, a dog run, trails, a kiosk with restrooms and a Pavilion building with restrooms.

There are two interactive fountains, or spraygrounds: the Louver Fountain on the east side of the park along Ashley Drive and the Mist Fountain on the west side the park along the Riverwalk. The park's new playground features an interactive NEOS 360 Ring, which combines video games with aerobic exercise and is the first of its kind in the southeast United States.

A section of the Riverwalk runs through the park connecting the David Straz Performing Arts Center to the Glazer Children's Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art.

Events at Curtis Hixon Park

Rock the Park
Thursday, December 3, 2015 6:30pm
Underhill Family Orchestra

Santa Fest and Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 5, 2015 11:00am

Tampa's Downtown on Ice
Monday, November 30, 2015 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 4:00pm
Thursday, December 3, 2015 4:00pm
Friday, December 4, 2015 4:00pm
Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:00am
Sunday, December 6, 2015 12:00pm
Monday, December 7, 2015 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:00pm
Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:00pm
Friday, December 11, 2015 4:00pm
Saturday, December 12, 2015 10:00am
Sunday, December 13, 2015 12:00pm
Monday, December 14, 2015 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:00pm
Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:00pm
Friday, December 18, 2015 4:00pm
Saturday, December 19, 2015 10:00am
Sunday, December 20, 2015 12:00pm
Monday, December 21, 2015 10:00am
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 10:00am
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 10:00am
Thursday, December 24, 2015 10:00am
Friday, December 25, 2015 4:00pm
Saturday, December 26, 2015 10:00am
Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:00pm
Monday, December 28, 2015 10:00am
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:00am
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:00am

Tampa's Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, December 4, 2015 6:00pm

Winter Wonder Ride
Saturday, December 12, 2015 2:00pm

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Curtis Hixon Park - Downtown Tampa