David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Type: Art & Culture
The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class center for the performing arts and hosts most of the area's major cultural performances. Here you can enjoy performances from the Florida Orchestra and Opera... Read More
The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class center for the performing arts and hosts most of the area's major cultural performances. Here you can enjoy performances from the Florida Orchestra and Opera Tampa, as well as popular music greats, dance troupes, and comedy acts. The Straz also hosts a full calendar of Broadway musicals and local theater productions. The facility features five individual theaters and several on-site dining options including Maestro's Restaurant, Café, and On the River that are open before most events. The largest and most impressive theater is the 2,610 seat Carol Morsani Hall with state-of-the-art acoustics and a 120 foot stage. In addition, most weekends the Straz center hosts free concerts featuring local music acts on their outdoor stage.
- Romantic Things to Do: "The Straz has reopened but is following stringent COVID-19 protocols, check their website for details."
- Things to Do in December: "Visitors can feel comfortable with the Straz's strict safety protocols that include requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test or showing a CDC vaccination card prior to entry."
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class performing arts center featuring indoor and outdoor stages. The perfect choice for an elegant night out.
- Best for Things to Do in December Because: Nothing says the holidays like a night at the theater and Tampa's Straz Center is hosting a variety of traditional and modern favorites this December.
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