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Tampa Marriott Water Street

505 Water Street · Tampa, Florida 33602 USA

Tampa Marriott Water Street Local Activities

  • Our hotel boasts a premier downtown location, steps from the waterfront, the Tampa Riverwalk and the brand-new Water Street neighborhood. Find JW Marriott Tampa Water Street near Amalie Arena, home to the local NHL team, as well as Sparkman Wharf, ZooTampa at Lowry Park, Armature Works, the Florida Aquarium and historic Ybor City.
 

New Water Street Tampa

Tampa's brand-new, dynamic Water Street district blends a variety of spaces and experiences, giving people room to live, work, play and explore in Florida. Visitors and locals share unforgettable memories in this new waterfront neighborhood near our hotel.


Sparkman Wharf 
Discover one of Tampa's most exciting waterfront destinations. Sparkman Wharf is a vibrant outdoor gathering place that offers scenic views of Tampa Bay, along with music, craft beers and exceptional dining served from shipping containers turned into restaurant kiosks.


Amalie Arena
Cheer on Tampa Bay's professional hockey team as they take the ice at Amalie Arena. Located across the street from our hotel, this state-of-the-art arena frequently hosts world-class concerts and competitions. View a calendar of events and schedule your Florida stay today.

 


Florida Aquarium
Take the family to see more than 8,000 different animals and plants at the Florida Aquarium. Here, guests connect with the sea through interactive learning experiences, exhibits and events.

 

 

Tampa Riverwalk

Plan an exciting and fun-filled day on the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk, located just steps from our hotel. Stroll along the waterfront past popular attractions, city parks and enticing downtown restaurants. Ask about our Tampa Riverwalk Package, which offers welcome drinks, rides for two on the local water taxi and discounts on stand-up paddleboards.

 


Pirate Water Taxi
Ride the Pirate Water Taxi and take in views of the dramatic Tampa skyline. These narrated tours offer easy access to local attractions, restaurants and parks. Enjoy the ride as you chug past the vibrant city of Tampa, Florida.


Water Activities
Find an adventure on the water with an array of exciting activities near Tampa, Florida. Take a stand-up paddleboard out on the river with our partner, Tampa SUP and take in 360-degree views of Tampa from the water. Ride the river on a pedal-powered water bike from Tampa Bay Water Bike Co or enjoy a thrilling adventure on a two-person mini powerboat with Riverwalk Boating Co. Ask our hotel concierge about exclusive access to these exhilarating activities.


Armature Works
Visit the Tampa Heights neighborhood, two miles from our hotel, and indulge in local food and drink offerings. Foodies love the wide variety of restaurants and bars found here in a modernized, communal dining hall experience. Enjoy views of the waterfront while you eat.


Gasparilla
Experience the legendary Parade of Pirates during the annual Gasparilla Festival in Tampa, Florida, held near our hotel. This festival takes place every January and provides plenty of pirate-themed fun for swashbucklers of all ages.

 


Curtis Hixson Park
Featuring a dog park and a playground, Curtis Hixson Park is the perfect place near our hotel to attend events like yoga in the park, the Mayor's Mac and Cheese Throwdown, the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts and Oktoberfest.

 

Ybor City

Hop aboard the TECO Streetcar Line and visit historic Ybor City. This iconic Florida neighborhood is culturally rich with lively nightlife as well as plenty of authentic Cuban, Latin-American and Italian cuisine. Stop by for a hand-rolled cigar or sample the wares at local craft breweries.


Restaurants
The historic neighborhood of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida, is home to a plethora of fabulous Cuban and Spanish restaurants. Take a stroll from our hotel down bustling 7th Avenue, where you're sure to find some of Tampa's most famous restaurants including Columbia, Carmine's, and Bernini's Italian Bistro.


Nightlife
By day, Ybor City is a sightseer's delight. By night, this historic neighborhood near our hotel becomes an electrifying hub of entertainment as revelers parade from venue to venue.

 


Cigars
Ybor City has long been known as the cigar capital of the world. Experience the rich history of cigar making in Florida with a tour of one of Tampa's popular in-house cigar shops. Before you head back to our hotel, cap off your day with a cup of traditional Cuban coffee.

 

Sports/Activities/Entertainment

Discover fun, excitement and relaxation in one of Florida's most popular destinations, Tampa Bay. Offering an array of family-friendly activities, major league sports teams and top-rated beaches, Tampa Bay has everything you need to make your next Florida adventure unforgettable.


David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Attend riveting performances near our hotel at David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, one of the nation's finest performing arts centers. Purchase tickets today for award-winning Broadway performances, musical concerts, live dance and top comedy acts.

Glazer Children's Museum
Play with purpose and encourage curiosity in your children as they learn through imaginative play. Save the day as a firefighter, care for your chickens and cows on the farm or explore the world of water and become a raindrop, all at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa, Florida.


Sports
When you journey to Tampa Bay, Florida, you know you're in for a great time. Our city offers guests a variety of outdoor recreation, ensuring you never have a dull moment. If you're a sports fanatic, follow one of our many sports teams, including our professional baseball, hockey and football teams. Other MLB teams conduct their annual spring training in Tampa Bay's premier pro sports facilities, including Raymond James Stadium and Amalie Arena.


Beaches
Ride the waves, sail with dolphins, and relax on the world-renowned white sands of Clearwater and St. Pete beaches, both a short drive away from our hotel. No matter what time of year you visit Florida, the beautiful coastlines are always teeming with an array of exciting activities on the water.

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