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Kirby Creek is a residential community located in the Egypt Lake-Leto area in Tampa, Florida. The neighborhood is located to the west of Dale Mabry Highway along Kirby Street. The neighborhood consists of mostly older multiple-family housing.
Kirby Creek is a community that is located near quite a variety of major area attractions. One of the biggest areas is to the south on Dale Mabry Highway about three miles. This is the location of Raymond James Stadium, which is the home of the professional football team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This stadium is also used by the University of South Florida Bulls, which is a popular college football team in the Tampa area. Raymond James is also a popular venue for many major events and concerts.
Directly across the street from Raymond James Stadium is George M. Steinbrenner Field. This is the spring training home of the professional baseball team, the New York Yankees, which is the biggest division rival for the local team, the Tampa Bay Rays.
Taking Kirby Street to the east about three miles to North Boulevard brings you to another major area attraction, The Lowry Park Zoo. This zoo is not like many other zoos. It is actually a world-famous zoo that is featured regularly on television shows and documentaries. Their many breeding programs and habitats are famous throughout the world for their success and innovation. The zoo is also popular during Halloween when the zoo does Zoo Boo, a popular month-long Halloween celebration geared toward younger children.
Lowry Park Zoo is also known for hosting some major area events such as Zoofari, which is an annual food festival held in the park that brings in restaurants from throughout the Tampa area. They also host a popular food and wine festival that attracts visitors from other areas.