The Vinik Family Foundation will host an interactive architectural installation that will bring a beach to downtown Tampa, at Amalie Arena, from Aug. 5 to Aug. 25. Created by Snarkitecture, The Beach Tampa is a 15,000-square-foot immersive environment featuring an “ocean” of 1.2 million recyclable and antimicrobial white balls. There also will be a “shoreline” with a beach hut, beach chairs, umbrellas and other activities. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, noon to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets must be reserved by visiting TheBeachTampa.com or Ticketmaster.com. No fees will apply for ticket charges, and tickets must be printed at home. Children age 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.