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Nostalgic Delights: Enjoy an Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park with The Henry B. Plant Museum

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Date: March 3rd, 2024

Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: The Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W. Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, FL 33606

Tickets: No tickets necessary for the Picnic in the Park event

Parking: Free parking available on-site

Are you looking for fun Tampa activities this spring? Join us for the 20th annual Picnic in the Park! On March 3rd, bring your friends and loved ones to enjoy a picnic and some well-deserved time on the banks of the beautiful Hillsborough River with The Henry B. Plant Museum.  

Pack a Picnic Basket and Enjoy the Sun

Old-fashioned picnics are one of the best things to do in Tampa. Bring your own picnic basket, chairs, and coolers to enjoy the refreshing springtime weather and make new memories like people did during simpler times.

Community partners who are joining this year’s Picnic in the Park include Tampa Regional Artists, The Humane Society of Tampa Bay, The Florida Aquarium, Arts4All Florida, The Wheelmen, and more.

Entertainment and Treats for Everyone

Tampa activities are not complete without something to snack on. If you get in the mood for crowd-favorites, complimentary ice cream will be provided courtesy of Blue Bell Creameries and complimentary popcorn courtesy of the Museum.

There will be live music from the Tampa Community Band, conducted by Jahn Van De Putte, and more entertainment from the band The Wandering Hours, Stilt Fun stilt walkers, a balloon twister, a juggler, and the Chihuahuas of Tampa Bay. 

If You Need to Cool Off, Visit the Museum!

If you are looking for things to do in Tampa that are both educational and entertaining, you can visit the Museum from 12 pm - 5 pm with only a $1 admission fee. Inside, you can enjoy our introductory video “The Tampa Bay Hotel: Florida's First Magic Kingdom," a complimentary audio tour, and exciting Upstairs/Downstairs Live Theater with Tampa Bay Hotel Hunting and Fishing Guide Arthur Schleman. 

Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Picnic with The Henry B. Plant Museum!

The Henry B. Plant Museum’s Picnic in the Park is a beloved Tampa tradition that will leave you and your loved ones with an unforgettable experience under the warm Florida sun. Join us for this time-honored delightful activity – and remember to bring your picnic blanket!

There are a limited number of VIP tables available. Contact Museum Relations Manager, Daniel Carpenter at 813.258.7302 or to make your table reservation.