8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | December 12-13

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.

Did you go to a cool event this weekend? If so, we’d love to see pictures. Make sure you include your name and a brief description of the event where the photos were taken, including the city.

We understand that the weather is a key element in planning your weekend. Don’t worry! The Storm Team 8 weather team is on your side. Here’s the latest forecast: http://bit.ly/19b8ICY

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s