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Tampa Riverfest



Tampa Riverfest
Presented by Publix Super Markets

Friday, May 2, 2025 - Saturday, May 3, 2025

Riverfest is a public, two-day, FREE event that is held the first weekend in May each year.  The festival spans the entire length of the Riverwalk including several parks and features family-friendly activities and events showcasing Tampa's cultural institutions, local musicians and restaurants.  The festival includes Taste of Riverwalk on Friday night and Taco Fest on Saturday.  There is also a full concert series of regional and local bands on the main stage in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and a balloon glow at sunset on both nights.  Other activities include a wiener dog derby, a lantern parade, yoga, a water ski show and a paddle invasion.   

Video By: Diamond View Studios

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Publix Super Markets!

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Riverfest 2024

Photos by: Tacy Briggs-Troncoso & PamElla Lee Photography