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July 4 - 7, 2021

Latest Convention News

Convention Presentations Now Online

Presentations from the July, 2021 Tampa Convention are now available online in PDF or Powerpoint format.

Order Photos from the Grand Lodge Convention in Tampa!

Voting Results Now Online

Voting results for the resolutions proposed at the 2021 Grand Lodge Convention in Florida.

Sunday and Monday Convention Newsletters Now Online

Convention coverage from the 156th Grand Lodge Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Hurricane Elsa

The Elks National Convention Commission (ENCC) is closely monitoring Hurricane Elsa and its impact on the Bay Area. Storm paths very frequently change as storms approach landing, so we encourage you to follow the National Hurricane Center for frequent updates.

Convention Hall Seating Map

Tampa Fireworks

Free Shuttle to Tampa Area Lodges

Elks Convention local Lodge bus route. Buses run Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (July 3-5). Note: All Lodges have free parking if you drive yourself. Lodges also have activities on other days. This schedule is for the days the buses are running.

Photograph of GER Endorsed Candidate T.Keith Mills

Convention Hotels and Hospitality Suites

Check out this informational flyer for convention hotels and Hhospitality suites.

Proposed Resolutions for 2021

Resolutions submitted for consideration at the 156th Grand Lodge Session in Tampa.

What’s new at the 2021 Elks National Convention?

Read this news story for details on what's new at this year's convention.

Travel Guidelines for Convention Attendees

Traveling to Tampa? Know your travel risk.

Tour Tampa!

Tampa Bay's unique blend of culture, cuisine, craft brewing, and outdoor adventure can be a lot to choose from. Why tackle it on your own? Hire a guide to give you an insightful angle on this dynamic, diverse destination.

Tampa Bay Craft Beer

Brewing a great-tasting beer requires more than hops and barley. It takes innovation and an artist’s vision to create a brew that stands out from the rest. That’s why the art of beer making has played an integral part in establishing Tampa Bay as one of the top craft beer scenes in the country.

Art in Tampa Bay

In Tampa Bay, arts and culture run deep. Along the 2.6-mile Tampa Riverwalk, and throughout the downtown and Channel districts, a trove of rich culture and history awaits for you to uncover. From the Latin and Cuban influence of Ybor City to the pirate culture influenced by the legendary José Gaspar, visitors can find inspiration and adventure around every corner.

Explore Tampa Bay's Outdoors

Tampa Bay has some of Florida's best city adventures, but it's also home to amazing outdoor experiences just minutes from downtown's glittering towers. Paddling, bird-watching, animal interactions -- they're all waiting for you to discover when you unlock Tampa Bay.