1. Holiday Hoopla (Saturday)
A celebration of arts, crafts, foods, live music, a Christmas costume contest and a lighted boat parade in Gulfport. Get the details
2. Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade (Saturday)
The annual holiday parade takes place in downtown Tarpon Springs followed by a candy cane hunt and Santa’s calling. Get the details
3. Christmas Town at Busch Gardens (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Celebrate the Christmas season with millions of lights, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday show and rides. Get the details
4. Tampa Bay Tour de Clay (Saturday, Sunday)
Stop at four studios, visiting 25 potters, around Tampa Bay. Get the details
5. Tampa’s Downtown on Ice (Daily)
The ice skating rink is open for the winter season in Curtis Hixon Park. Get the details
6. Winter Wonder Ride (Saturday)
The 5th annual bike ride and celebration benefiting OnBikes in downtown Tampa. Get the details
7. Holiday In the Harbor (Saturday)
Palm Harbor community holiday parade, festivities including real snow! Get the details
8. Photos with Santa and Stocking Stuffing Party (Saturday)
Humane Society of Tampa Bay will have photos with Santa for your pets to raise money for homeless pets! Get the details
HOLIDAY EVENTS: See a complete list of holiday events happening around the Bay area this month. SEE HERE
There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don’t see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do. If you don’t see your event listed, you can search for other events or add it on our Out & About section. http://8.wfla.com/1zWdKvD
We know there’s tons of cool things that make our area so special, so make sure to share the great things happening in your community.
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