I cannot believe it is already the 3rd Foursquare Day!!  When we started with the first 4sqDay, the real drama was about who was stronger, Gowalla or foursquare, and whether foursquare would   reach 1M users before 4/16. Time really flies when you are having fun and we now know the answers to both of those questions! How amazing it is to see this event that we started in Tampa continuing all over the world each year. I have been told by many Tampa Bay locals that they are proud that 4sqDay started in Tampa.

I am excited that lots of people, including our Mayor IRL Bob Buckhorn, are getting involved. We have a number of cool events planned this year, that are spaced-out thorough the day and across the city. This is fantastic because I have always wanted to have a diverse group of events that welcome everyone, than one single event. In fact, there are events scattered through the day. Come to one or all!

You can find lots of info about 4sqDay at @4sqdayTampa and our foursquare page.
 In chronological order the festivities this year include:

Midnight Foursquare Day Kickoff by McDonald’s

Location:McDonald’s
Foursquare check-in special, giveaways, dessert samples and more.
@McDTampaBay for more!

Foursquare Day at IKEA

Location: IKEA
* FREE Breakfast and an IKEA Signature Blue Bag
* FREE 16 Minute Massage
* Buy an EXPEDIT 4 Cube and Get Two LEKMAN Storage Boxes for FREE
* FOUR Chances to Enter To Win Products Valued up to $179
* Foursquare swag

 

City of Tampa Foursquare Day Scavenger Hunt!

Location: All over Tampa!
City of Tampa prizes and Foursquare swag, and more!
Watch http://www.tampagov.net/ and @CityofTampa for more!

 

4sqDay Party 2012 at Tampa Tap Room

Location: Tampa Tap Room
Time: 7pm – ????
Come meet your 4sq friends and celebrate 4sqDay Tampa.
$1.50 domestic bottle and 50cent wing specials.
More info:  http://www.facebook.com/events/129828443808624/
Also, you can find more discussion, suggestions and ask questions on the Tampa 4sqDay meetup page!
Remember, you don’y have to be a foursquare superuser or even user to join in. As I wrote in the first 4sqDay Community guide, “Exclude no one.” These events are open to the public and welcome anyone interested in participating! And if you are in the Tampa area and are planning festivities for 4/16,
Hope to see you there, cheers!!
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