Happy Birthday Tampa! City turns 135 years old

TAMPA, Fla. — Happy Birthday Tampa!

The city 135 years old on Friday.

To celebrate, there are a series of events including walking tours with the Tampa Bay History Museum and a special presentation at JC Newman Cigars on cigar rolling.

On Saturday, a celebration will take place at Water Works Parks near Armature Works.

The event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include exhibits, games, prizes, entertainment and food trucks.


Today Tampa turns 135 years old. We are PROUD to serve this incredible city and community!

Help celebrate Tampa’s birthday by sharing what makes you #TampaProud. 🥳 pic.twitter.com/yRfmve31aN

— City of Tampa (@CityofTampa) July 15, 2022