Pops in the Park is the Florida Orchestra’s biggest event of the year, and it’s headed to the amazing Julian B Lane Riverfront Park on Sunday, May 8. Pack a blanket and picnic for free music under the stars – a Florida Orchestra tradition for nearly 30 years. This event is perfect for date night or family time, featuring film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites. Daniel Black is set to conduct.
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park has played host to the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, the massive Super Bowl Pre-Game Party, myriad live events and so much more. The beautiful space features launches for kayaks and canoes, has its own Pirate Water Taxi stop, and includes a massive sea foam green sculpture at its edge.
Pops in the Park brings classic scores to brilliant life
Pops in the Park will run from 7:30-9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public! Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the marvelous sounds of the distinguished Florida Orchestra.
Here’s the full program description from TFO:
Show Mom some love on Mother’s Day with free music under the stars. Perfect for date night or family time, too. Featuring movie themes from Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more, plus Broadway hits and classical favorites. Daniel Black conducts. Be sure to bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest’s annual food drive! Food trucks from the Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association and Mookie’s Kettle Corn will be on site.
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