The holiday season is upon us, and there's no better place to celebrate than in Tampa Bay! Our area is filled with festive events and activities for all ages to enjoy. From waterfront lights and water taxi light tours to holiday markets and Victorian strolls, there is sure to be something for everyone’s preferences!
One of the most popular events in Tampa Bay is the annual Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park. This European-inspired holiday market features an ice-skating rink, local vendors, and plenty of delicious food and drinks. Take a stroll through the beautifully decorated park and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
For a unique holiday experience, head to the Florida Botanical Gardens for their 23rd Annual Holiday Lights in the Gardens event. The gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights and festive decorations. Wander through the gardens and enjoy live entertainment and refreshments.
If you're looking for some family-friendly fun, check out the Christmas Town event at Busch Gardens. The park is transformed into a holiday wonderland with millions of lights, festive shows, and holiday-themed attractions. Kids will love meeting Santa and his reindeer, and the whole family can enjoy thrilling rides and delicious holiday treats.
No matter what your holiday style is, Tampa Bay has something for everyone. From winter markets to festive light displays, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season in our own sunny Florida destination.