With award-winning restaurants, shopping, and cultural opportunities, Tampa offers an unparalleled living experience.
Excite your inner sports fanatic by supporting Tampa Bay's very own Buccaneers football team, Tampa Bay Rays baseball, Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team, or the Tampa Bay Storm indoor arena football team. Pursue your education at our top ranked and local education institutions such as: the University of South Florida, the University of Tampa, Saint Leo University and Hillsborough Community College.
Enjoy yearly city-wide events such as: Gasparilla, a mock pirate invasion is often referred to as the Mardi Gras of Tampa, the Florida State Fair, the MacDill Air Force Base,Metrocon the anime convention, and other food, wine and cultural festivals.
Tampa’s rich history includes names like Henry B. Plant, who connected Tampa to the rest of the United States’ railways, leading to our first real tourist industry. The Spanish, Italian, German and Cuban workers who settled in Tampa to work in the cigar industry created a strong, vivacious Latin community known as Ybor City. Historic Tampa Theatre – Built in 1926 as one of America’s most elaborate movie theaters, the ornate Mediterranean-style structure has maintained its historic feel and offers a movie experience unlike any other!