Downtown Tallahassee Events

September 2014

First Saturday FREE Monthly Skies Over Tallahassee: Come downtown to the Challenger Learning Center Digital Dome Theatre and Planetarium and enjoy a free planetarium show the first Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. "Monthly Skies over Tallahassee" is created and presented by the Tallahassee Astronomical Society. The Monthly Skies over Tallahassee will review a Messier Object of the Month, prominent constellations, stars and planets that appear in that month’s morning and evening sky. 

 

Learn More About the Downtown Digital Dome!

 

Perhaps the place where you'll hear the most laughs and giggles is at Imagination Fountain. Located on the west side of the Prime Meridian Plaza, Imagination Fountain offers a fun, water-park atmosphere for children. The fountain, which features 73 jets, randomly shoots filtered water into the air, wetting even the most suspecting children. Once your little ones have had enough fun, they can change into dry clothes in the public changing rooms right next to the fountain area.

While the fountain offers a fun way to cool off in the daytime, it's equally cool at night. After dark, Imagination Fountain is not only a water feature, it's a show! Programmed to music and lights, the fountain performs a magnificent, repeating, seven-minute show beginning at dusk. Some of the hit...

 

Perhaps the place where you'll hear the most laughs and giggles is at Imagination Fountain. Located on the west side of the Prime Meridian Plaza, Imagination Fountain offers a fun, water-park atmosphere for children. The fountain, which features 73 jets, randomly shoots filtered water into the air, wetting even the most suspecting children. Once your little ones have had enough fun, they can change into dry clothes in the public changing rooms right next to the fountain area.

While the fountain offers a fun way to cool off in the daytime, it's equally cool at night. After dark, Imagination Fountain is not only a water feature, it's a show! Programmed to music and lights, the fountain performs a magnificent, repeating, seven-minute show beginning at dusk. Some of the hit...

Fitz & The Tantrums set to take the stage at Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State 
University, Tuesday, September 9 at 7:00pm. Brimming with imagination, energy, and genre-smashing scope, 
Fitz & The Tantrums defied the odds to become an indisputable phenomenon, a chart-topping, show-stopping 
modern pop combo unlike any other. 
 
Tickets to Fitz & The Tantrums go on sale this Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at 
www.ticketmaster.com, by dialing 850-222-0400 or 1-800-322-3602 or at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Box 
Office. Student discounts available with I.D. at the box office. For more information, go to tlccc.org. All ticket 
prices are...

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP @ THE FOOD TRUCK COURT

Every Wednesday members of the Tallahassee Food Truck Association gather at the Downtown Food Truck Court for a weekly lunch roundup. The Food Truck Court is located just off Gaines Street at 725 S Brunough Street. Each week from 11am to 2pm you will find a gathering of some of the city's best Food Trucks! 

The Wednesday Roundup is the perfect place to grab a quick bite and enjoy the beauty of Tallahassee's Downtown. The Food Truck Court is convient to everyone working Downtown and makes for a unique place to take in lunch each Wednesday.

Come on out and give the Wedensday Roundup a try! You can learn more about which trucks will be there each week by following the Tallahassee Food Truck Association on Facebook at ...

Beautiful handmade and machine sewn fiber artworks are on display at the annual quilt show at the Museum of Florida History. The show is organized by Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee and is in its 33rd year. Awards are given in various categories, including a yearly “Challenge Quilt” theme. The theme this year is “Starry Starry Night.” Visitors can vote for their favorite quilt, take part in a silent auction, or talk to the quilters in the exhibit.

For more information visit http://www.museumoffloridahistory.com/index.cfm

 

Perhaps the place where you'll hear the most laughs and giggles is at Imagination Fountain. Located on the west side of the Prime Meridian Plaza, Imagination Fountain offers a fun, water-park atmosphere for children. The fountain, which features 73 jets, randomly shoots filtered water into the air, wetting even the most suspecting children. Once your little ones have had enough fun, they can change into dry clothes in the public changing rooms right next to the fountain area.

While the fountain offers a fun way to cool off in the daytime, it's equally cool at night. After dark, Imagination Fountain is not only a water feature, it's a show! Programmed to music and lights, the fountain performs a magnificent, repeating, seven-minute show beginning at dusk. Some of the hit...

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run brings the fun to Tallahassee on September 13th! The Color Run will start at the the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center with registration at 9:00am with the race starting at 9:30am. 

You can join in the fun by registering online at http://thecolorrun.com/tallahassee/2014-09-13/

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Open from 9am until 2pm every Saturday from March through November, the Downtown Marketplace features fresh homegrown produce and organic items. Fresh bread and eggs are available. Look for fresh cut flowers and native plants. These are our local farmers offering Mother Nature's best. Most of our farmers welcome WIC checks.

In this tranquil setting, celebrated local musicians play their music on stage, authors and poets present readings of their latest books, and regional artists show their fine arts and crafts. Special events bring hands-on art activities for children or sneak previews of upcoming cultural events.

Look forward to a great season continuing all the special events you'd expect and some new features to 

Second Saturday Space Mission Simulation: Think you have what it takes to be an astronaut?  You can experience the next best thing to space travel at the Challenger Learning Center Space Mission Simulator  – now open to the public.  On the second Saturday of each month from 10am-12pm you will have the opportunity to be a part of a NASA mission to the moon, voyage to Mars or rendezvous with a comet. You’ll take on the role of a life support scientist, navigator, probe engineer, medic or communications specialist inside the mission control room and onboard the space station lab. The cost for your trip to outer space is $10 per-person for CLC members and $15 per-person for non-members. These opportunities are first-come, first-serve and...

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