David A. Straz, Jr. Center
1010 North W.C. MacInnis Place
Tampa, FL 33602
7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013
The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts’ Best of Tampa Bay returns for its 28th year on Saturday, April 20th, at 7 p.m.!
The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts’ Best of Tampa Bay returns for its 28th year on Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. With more than 1,700 attendees annually, Best of Tampa Bay, presented by Raymond James, is a popular event surrounded by the beauty of the Straz Center and the adjacent riverwalk.
Best of Tampa Bay will tantalize taste buds with various entrée samplings, luscious desserts and premium drinks. More than 40 of Tampa Bay’s best restaurants, caterers and vendors will participate in this year’s event including The Columbia, Oystercatchers, Datz, The Capital Grille, Wimauma and the Straz Center’s own Maestro’s Restaurant.
As always, music will play an important role at the event and the air that evening will be filled with an array of live, local, eclectic entertainment.
Proceeds from Best of Tampa Bay support the world-class performances and innovative education and outreach programs offered by the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Hosted by The Producers Volunteer group, Best of Tampa Baybegan as a fundraising project two years prior to the opening of the performing arts center.
Best of Tampa Bay is supported in part by Bush Ross, P.A., DEX imaging, Inc, Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa – Downtown and JPMorgan Chase.
Best of Tampa Bay is on Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. General admission tickets start at $65 per person and include open bar, food tastings and entertainment. Corporate tables are $1,025 and entitle 10 guests to reserved table seating and early admission at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Office or online at www.strazcenter.org.
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