TAMPA, FL –  On Thursday, November 17th, 2011 – Tampa Bay Markets, Inc.; the coordinators for four open-air, fresh Markets currently being held in the Tampa area – Hyde Park Village, Seminole Heights, Wesley Chapel and Sun City, has joined the Tampa Food Truck revolution!

We are geared up and ready to launch “Flicks and Food Trucks”, an urban nighttime event held every third Thursday of each month at the Grand Central at Kennedy; 1208 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602.

In support of the local Food Truck movement, Tampa Bay Markets is excited to continue our mission of supporting small, local efforts to keep our economy growing! We will be combining Independent short student films (10 -15 minutes long), 10-12 food trucks, micro-brew beers and live music to create a vibrant, signature event for the urban core of Tampa. The event is scheduled monthly on the third Thursday of November through May from 6pm – 10pm.

This event is sponsored by: Tampa Bay Markets, Inc., The Tampa Downtown Partnership, Grand Central at Kennedy, Creative Loafing, Cigar City Brewing, The Pour House, TBAE, IFF and more.

Quick Facts:

Opening night: Thursday November 17, 2011 6pm – 10pm

Location: Grand Central at Kennedy, 1208 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602

10-15 Gourmet Food Trucks selling made to order BBQ, Burgers, Crepes, Vegetarian Bites, Raw Ice Cream, Popsicles and more!

Independent Short Films (10-15 minutes each ) provided by The Tampa Bay Arts and Education Network (TBAE) and The Independents’ Film Festival (IFF)

Local Brews sponsored by Cigar City Brewing and a Live Music performance by local musicians from the Sunset Bridge Band.

Parking is located at the parking garage at Grand Central at Kennedy. Please visit www.tampabaymarkets.com for additional information on Directions and Parking.

Contact: Greg Barnhill, Tiffany Ferrecchia, Tampa Bay Markets, Inc.

P: 813-310-5705, 813-481-8805

E: [email protected]

W: www.tampabaymarkets.com