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Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park opens in Downtown Tampa this weekend

Posted at 5:00 PM, May 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-11 06:00:56-04

TAMPA, Fla. - Downtown Tampa’s newest park is set to open this weekend! 

To celebrate the grand opening of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, the City of Tampa will be hosting a full weekend of free family fun on Saturday and Sunday. 

The 25-acre park will feature the Mayor’s Mac & Cheese Throwdown competition at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Third Eye Blind will then headline a free concert that evening at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks. 

Related: Third Eye Blind to perform free concert at Tampa's Riverfront Rock event

Sunday will showcase the Florida Orchestra, fitness classes, live music, tasty food truck cuisine, adult beverages, local art and more fireworks. 

Julian B. Riverfront Park also has large event spaces, sports amenities, children’s playground and splash pad, picnic areas, a dog park, and even a large rowing center!

Be one of the first to experience this new local gem, located at 1001 North Boulevard.

Tampa's Riverfront Rock event runs May 12-13. Click here for more event information.