A monthly celebration of Tampa's rich arts & culture scene


Visit and enjoy exhibits and programs at participating arts & culture venues. While there, pick up a FREE Fourth Friday wristband - your ticket to participating restaurant and bar deals! Wristbands are available only at participating venues during their posted special event hours (see schedule below). Limit one wristband per arts + culture venue visitor.


May is National Bike Month and Downtown
is Celebrating in a Big Way!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is putting a bike spin on our monthly Fourth Friday event and Memorial Day holiday weekend. Free commemorative Bike Month spoke cards can be collected by patrons arriving via bicycle to the newly inducted Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) all Memorial weekend*. Don’t have a bike? Not to worry! We’ve partnered with Coast Bike Share to offer a FREE day pass using code FOURTHFRIDAY42019 (case sensitive). Bring the whole family for this one!


Kick-off Memorial Day Weekend with some @FourthFridayTPA festivities. Ditch your car and bike to one, or all, of #tampasdowntown arts & culture venues to win fun prizes! @floridaaquarium, @tampabayhistory, @strazcenter @tampamuseumofart and @glazerchildrensmuseum recently joined the Bicycle Friendly (BFB) program & we want you to post your best #BikeTPA moment. 

Here’s how to win: 

  1. Post a creative photo on your IG feed of your bike at one of the four locations above

  2. Use the hashtags #BikeTPA #BikeMonth and #FourthFridayTPA

  3. Tag @TampasDowntown 

  4. Follow @TampasDowntown

  5. Deadline is Monday, May 27 

All participants will have the chance to be featured on @TampasDowntown IG feed. Winner will be announced on Friday, May 31. Good luck! 

 *Please note: Tampa Bay History Center and Florida Aquarium are not open for Fourth Friday.


May’s Participating Venues

Featured Venues

AIA Tampa bay
5:30 - 7:30pm

Jobsite Theater
box office opens at noon, doors at 7:30pm

John F. Germany Library
4 - 6pm

Le Méridien Tampa Hotel
Tour at 5:30pm, Music 6 - 9pm, Happy Hour until 8pm

The Portico
6 - 9pm

stageworks theatre
Show at 7:30pm

straz center
Ticket window, 4-8pm

Tampa Theatre
lobby open 4:30 - 6:30pm, Farmer’s Market 5:30-7:30pm

TECO Public Art Gallery
5 - 7pm

Other Participating Venues

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
5 - 7pm

Glazer Children’s Museum
5:30 - 7:30pm

henry b. plant museum
4 - 5pm

tampa museum of art
4 - 8pm

Unlock Tampa Bay Visitors Center
4 - 8:30pm

Ybor City Visitor Center
4 - 5pm