Directions

 

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL

Event Map

Downtown Transportation Services:

  • Tampa Water Taxi: 888-665-8687
  • The TECO Trolley Line: 813-254-4278
  • Bus Service: 813-254-4278
Parking:

Guaranteed Parking

To make parking easy and stress free, we have partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations. View real-time availability and pricing near the 2016 Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival.

Simply compare parking options, reserve, and use your confirmation to access the facility. We strongly recommend that you purchase your parking in advance, if driving.

Reserve Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival Parking

  • Public parking garages are plentiful along the Riverwalk. Rates vary.
  • On street metered parking North of Kennedy Blvd is free on weekends and weeknights after 6pm.  Between Whiting and Kennedy meters are enforced Mon.-Sat. 8am-8pm and Sun. 1pm-8pm.  Between Garrison Channel and Whiting it is enforced Mon.-Sun. 8am-midnight.  Rates vary. 
  • The City of Tampa's solar-powered pay stations offer parking patrons more payment options than the standard coin-only meters, making paying for parking more convenient than ever. Not only do the new pay stations accept nickels, dimes, quarters and dollar coins, but also Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards.
  • "Pay Here" signs with directional arrows accompany each pay station location, directing parking patrons where to pay for their parking. You can pay for your parking at any pay station, regardless of the pay station location.  All you need to do is remember your space number.
Directions:
  • The riverwalk is quite long, and depending on where you want to visit, there are different directions. These will get you into Downtown, where you can secure parking and then enjoy your day on the river!
  • From Bradenton/Sarasota
    Take I-75 to Exit 256  (Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway), West on Crosstown Expressway to Exit 7 (Downtown West), West on Brorein to Tampa Street.  There are several lots and the Tampa Convention Center garage available for parking.
  • From St. Petersburg & Tampa International Airport
    Take I-275 North to Exit 44 Downtown West (Ashley/Tampa Street).  The exit splits; bear to the right (Ashley Street).  The Poe Garage is on the right and street parking is available.
  • From Clearwater
    Take Courtney Campbell Causeway East (S.R. 60) to I-275 North to Exit 44 Downtown West (Ashley/Tampa Street).  The exit splits; bear to the right (Ashley Street).  The Poe Garage is on the right and street parking is available.
  • From Orlando/Lakeland
    Take I-4 West to Tampa.  It turns into I-275.  Follow I-275 South to Exit 44 Downtown West (Ashley/Tampa Street).  The exit splits; bear to the right (Ashley Street). The Poe Garage is on the right and street parking is available.
  • From Brandon
    Take Lee Roy Selmon (Crosstown Expressway) West to Exit 7 Downtown West.  Proceed straight down exit onto Brorein Street to Tampa Street.  There are several city lots and the Tampa Convention Center available for parking.
  • From Ocala
    Take I-75 South to I-275South.   Follow I-275 South to Exit 44 Downtown West (Ashley/Tampa Street). The exit splits; bear to the right (Ashley Street). The Poe Garage is on the right and street parking is available. 
  • From Ybor City
    You can park in the Ybor parking garage and catch the trolley to the Riverwalk at Cotanchobee, Marriott, and the Convention Center.

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Other things you need to know:
  • Accessibility. This event site is an accessible facility.
  • Can I leave my car overnight? You need to check with the lot you are parking in directly for their policy on overnight parking.
  • Buy a designated driver ticket or a friend to come with you, or have someone pick you up after the event! This is the key to any great day of drinking, so be sure to have a ride lined up.
  • Research where to park and how to get there in advance - it will make your arrival a lot easier.