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Tampa is a city bustling with attractions that draw visitors from all over the world. On its waterfront, the Tampa Convention Center hosts a variety of conventions, trade shows and special events. The county’s visitor and convention bureau, Visit Tampa Bay maintains a Visitor Information Center here.

The cultural arts district of downtown Tampa is an emerging neighborhood that is home to a diverse community of cultural organizations including David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and Patel Conservatory the largest performing arts center in the South and the Glazer Children's Museum. The Tampa Bay History Center complements Tampa's Riverwalk, an area that will serve as a key location of many community-wide events. In addition, the Tampa Museum of Art, which opened in February 2010, will anchor this growing cultural arts district.

Downtown Tampa is also beginning to evolve into an urban center. Currently, some 88,000 residents call the Downtown area home, and many are moving into the downtown core itself. More and more people are choosing not only to work downtown, but to live there as well. Downtown Tampa currently has fourteen Major Hotels, with more than 2,000 hotel rooms for business and leisure travelers.

The TECO Line Streetcar connects visitors and residents with all that Downtown Tampa offers. Harpoon Harry's, The Grand Central Courtyard and The Pint and Brew serve Downtown Tampa's growing crowd.

Downtown Tampa Trolley - Hart
It's another beautiful sunny day to admire
Tampa's distinctive downtown skyline.
Downtown Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art provides innovative
exhibitions and art classes with a focus on
ancient, modern, and contemporary art.
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
The Straz Center is located downtown
on a picturesque nine-acre site along
the east bank of the Hillsborough River.