Jingle bells are starting to ring throughout Tampa! The holiday season is here! Get in the festive spirit at fun community events all month long!


 Tampa's Tree Lighting Ceremony

Date: Friday, November 30th

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (600 North Ashley Drive)

Come see Mayor Buckhorn light up the city's beautiful tree for the season. There will also be a free holiday movie in the park.


37th Annual Downtown Christmas Parade

Date: Saturday, December 1st

Time: 11:00 am  

Location: Downtown Tampa

Watch Santa, community organizations, schools, marching bands, and more as they parade through downtown Tampa spreading holiday cheer!

Santa Fest

Date: Saturday, December 1st

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (600 North Ashley Drive)

After the parade, head to the park to experience an afternoon of winter fun. Enjoy holiday entertainment, holiday crafts, games and activities, photos with Santa Claus, and so much more!


The Nutcracker

Date: Saturday, December 1st

Time: 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm
Location: University of South Florida’s Theatre 1 (3839 USF Holly Drive)

Take in this great holiday tradition for the 6th year in Tampa.

 

Continuing Christmas Events

Christmas In The Wild

Dates: Now - Sunday, December 30th

Location: Lowry Park Zoo (1101 West Sligh Avenue)

Christmas Town™

Dates: Now - Monday, December 31st

Location: Busch Gardens (10165 North McKinley Drive)

Winter Village

Dates: Now - Saturday, January 5th

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (600 North Ashley Drive)

Victorian Christmas Stroll

Dates: Saturday, December 1st - Sunday, December 23rd

Location: Henry B. Plant Museum (401 West Kennedy Boulevard)

Christmas Lights Limo Tours

Dates: Saturday, December 1st - Saturday, December 29th

Location: Throughout Greater Tampa



The Sper Group wishes everyone in Tampa a very Merry Holiday Season!