Picnic in the Park
Rollback the clock a century and join us for an old-fashioned picnic in Plant Park. Bring your blanket, pack a picnic basket and invite family and friends to experience the pleasures of a simpler time.
Rollback the clock a century and join us for an old-fashioned picnic in Plant Park. Bring your blanket, pack a picnic basket and come experience the pleasures of a simpler time in a safe environment. Relax in the shade as you enjoy entertainment on Center Stage. Find inspiration in nature’s beauty with Tampa Regional Artists’ Plein air painting activity. Meet a new furry friend with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
Visitor safety is a top priority at this outdoor event, and all guests will be asked to social distance as they picnic. Seating will be spaced 6 ft. apart and hand sanitizer will be available in the park.
The Wandering Hours, Neo-traditional mountain folk music
Tampa Community Band – Conductor, Jahn Van De Putte
Student Ambassadors, Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra
The Matt Weihmuller Jazz Trio
John Barr, Classical Guitarist
UT University Chorus
Troy Cusson, Singer/Songwriter
Upstairs/Downstairs Live Theater, Tampa Bay Hotel Hunting and Fishing Guide Arthur Schleman
Professor Gusto will be exploring the park, full of advice on the best ways to have proper Victorian fun.
Picnic in the Park is a perfect opportunity to lull in a haven of rest and contentment on the banks of the Hillsborough River. Bring your own picnic basket, chairs, blankets and coolers and enjoy the day. A limited number of family picnic tables are available for rental.
Step back in time and encounter what life was like at the former Tampa Bay Hotel by exploring the Henry B. Plant Museum. Admission is limited to 25 people per hour; masks and temperature checks required prior to entry.
Underwritten by Publix Super Markets Charities and Bush Ross, P.A. Upstairs/Downstairs is underwritten by Mosaic and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.