First-Ever SoHo Artwalk Scheduled for Oct. 1
Event features more than 40 artists, 20 locations in one art-filled day
WHO: The SoHo Artwalk, sponsored by Epicurean Hotel, Mainsail Lodging & Development, Stay Sojo, GenTech Marketing, Rojas Financial LLCand Alliance Elite Insurance.
WHAT: The first-ever SoHo Artwalk is a one-day showcase of local artists, featuring painters-at-work, face painting, caricature drawing, custom poetry by typewriter, roaming poets, a dance performance, t-shirt printing, and other family-friendly art activities. Taking place along Tampa’s Howard Avenue, the event will also include displays of local artwork for purchase spanning a wide variety of styles including pop art, contemporary, abstract, surrealism, fine art, mixed media and more. A mural entitled “Love Birds” will also be unveiled during the day at the Bern’s Steak House warehouse, located across from 717 South and Ava.
Maps showing designated stops on the SoHo Artwalk will be available at various locations and on display at Ike Smart City kiosks across the city of Tampa. The map can be found hereand a complete list of participating artists can be found here.
The SoHo Artwalk is the brainchild of Tyler Sirota, art curator at the Epicurean Hotel and several other venues, who created the event to promote the area’s rich artistic talent with the Tampa Bay community.
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1 from 12 to 5 p.m.
WHERE: The walk starts at the north end of South Howard Avenue at Rose Bar Tampa (122 South Howard Avenue) and continues along the mile-long stretch to Bella’s Italian Café (1413 South Howard Avenue). Food and drinks will be available for purchase at several participating locations:
Bella’s Italian Café
Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar
Chill Bros. Scoop Shop
Bern’s Steak House
Royal Thai Cuisine
New York New York Pizza
Casa de Montecristo
King of the Coop SoHo
MacDinton’s Irish Pub
Rose Bar Tampa
PARKING: Complimentary valet parking is available at the Epicurean Hotel (1207 South Howard Avenue).Complimentary is parking is also available at each participating location and on side streets along South Howard Avenue.