Kick off football season in style – Latin style – at this month’s Eat at Joe’s lunchtime concert series. A special edition of Eat at Joe’s Latin Style will honor Hispanic Heritage Month with help from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, Sept. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square at the corner of Pierce and Kennedy in downtown Tampa.
Eat at Joe’s Latin Style will serve up a tasty blend of food, fun, and entertainment for football fans, lovers of Latin culture, and other Friday revelers. Downtown workers, residents and visitors are invited to bring their own lunch, buy it at a local restaurant or food truck, and enjoy a lunch break in the park. The event is free and open to the public.
Along with popular games like Quarterback Challenge, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Street Team will unveil their new 25-foot Pirate Ship Field Goal Challenge during Eat at Joe’s Latin Style. Children must be accompanied by a parent to participate in the interactive Kid Zone, and waiver forms will be provided on site.
During the event, Buccaneers fans can sign up for the chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to the Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers home game at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, September 7. There is no purchase necessary to win.
Additional Eat at Joe’s Latin Style highlights will include:
· Live Latin music and dancing featuring Freddie Montes
· Food trucks and special guests
· Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders, mascot Captain Fear, and giveaways
· Hispanic Heritage Month Awards for the Hillsborough County Hispanic Man and Woman of the Year along with the Hermano Award.
Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham created the Eat at Joe’s lunchtime concert series to increase patronage in and aroundthe scenic downtown spot known as Joe Chillura Courthouse Square. Information about past and future events is available at www.HillsboroughCounty.org/EatatJoes.
Eat at Joe’s is a partnership among the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department; the Arts Council of Hillsborough County; the City of Tampa; and the Tampa Downtown Partnership.
For more information about the program, contact the Parks, Recreation and conservation Department at (813) 635-3500