Downtown Tampa is home to an impressive collection of parks and pedestrian-friendly outdoor play areas, including the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. This eight-acre space offers a dog run, two interactive fountains and a Great Lawn popular for yoga, picnics and just soaking up the sun.
Located along the north bank of the St. Johns River, Jacksonville Landing offers waterfront dining, exclusive nightclubs, outdoor concerts and shopping. The Landing hosts more than 350 events each year, including festivities for the Florida-Georgia college football matchup, an annual Christmas tree lighting, a St. Patrick's Day celebration and a New Year's Eve party.
A Big Apple tradition since 1974, the Village Halloween Parade claims the title of the country's largest public Halloween celebration. Each year, thousands of costumed marchers, more than 50 bands, hundreds of giant puppets and dozens of performers strut down a one-mile stretch of New York's Greenwich Village, dazzling more than 2 million spectators.