101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Tampa - 2019 | Kids Out and About Tampa

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Tampa - 2019

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 15, 2019

Santa Hours at Westfield Citrus Park

Multiple dates starting Nov 16, 2019 Santa Visits and Photos at Wiregrass
Nov 17, 2019

Pet Photos with Santa at Westfield Countryside

Nov 17, 2019

Pet Photos with Santa at Westfield Citrus Park

Nov 18, 2019

Tampa Bay Lightning Night with Santa at Westfield Citrus Park

Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2019 Pet Photos with Santa at Wiregrass
Nov 23, 2019

Sensory Santa at Westfield Countryside

Nov 24, 2019

Tampa Bay Lightning Night with Santa at Westfield Countryside

Dec 6, 2019

SNOW PLACE LIKE TARPON SPRINGS

Dec 7, 2019 Breakfast with Santa at WestShore Plaza
Dec 8, 2019

Santa on Ice at Westfield Countryside

Multiple dates starting Dec 14, 2019 Santa Holiday Brunch aboard Yacht StarShip
Dec 20, 2019

'Twas the Weekend Before Christmas at Westfield Citrus Park 

  

Old-Time Christmas

Multiple dates starting Nov 16, 2019

Christmas Town Holiday at Busch Gardens - Tampa

Dec 1 - Dec 23, 2019 

Victorian Christmas Stroll at Plant Museum

Dec 1 - 30, 2019

Help Create our Gingerbread Village at Glazer Children's Museum

Dec 14, 2019 Christmas in the Country- Cracker Country

 

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 22, 2019 Enchant Christmas- St. Pete
Nov 23, 2019 Enchanted Tree Lighting-Hyde Park Village
Nov 23, 2019

Sundial's Annual Tree Lighting Celebration + Arrival of Santa!

Multiple Dates starting Nov 29, 2019

Christmas in the Wild at Lowry Park Zoo

Multiple Dates starting Nov 29, 2019

Christmas Lane

Nov 29 - Jan 4, 2020 

Holiday Lights in The Garden at Florida Botanical Gardens

Nov 30, 2019

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AT ARMATURE WORKS

Dec 6, 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony-Tampa Parks and Recreation
Dec 6, 2019  Tree Lighting Ceremony-Safety Harbor Recreation
Dec 7, 2019

Holiday Tree Lighting & Movie in the Park

Dec 7, 2019

Holiday Stroll- Largo

Dec 14, 2019

Holiday Extravaganza & Tree Lighting- Seminole City Center

 

Living Nativities

Multiple Nights starting Nov 29, 2019 Living Nativity at Christmas Lane
Dec 13-14, 2019 Living Nativity at West Gate Baptist Church
Dec 20-21, 2019 39th annual Live Nativity at Village Presbyterian

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 21, 2019

Disney Junior Holiday Party On Tour - Tampa

Nov 29-Dec 1, 2019 Next Generation Ballet's Nutcracker - The Straz

Dec 4, 2019

Holiday Concert: Celebrating 15 Years - The Straz
Dec 4, 2019 Santa’s Holiday Revue - The Straz
Dec 6 and 13, 2019
Dec 11, 2019 A Tuna Christmas - The Straz
Dec 12, 2019

Holiday Rock Spectacular on Ice

Multiple dates starting Dec 19, 2019 Aladdin - Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 20, 2019 Patel Conservatory presents White Christmas - The Straz

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 14, 2019 Straight No Chaser - The Straz
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2019 Community Holiday Performances - The Shops at Wiregrass
Dec 4, 2019

Holiday Music Concert: Celebrating 15 Years-Patel Conservatory

Dec 4, 2019

USF Choral Holiday: Comfort ye

Dec 10, 2019

Emmet Cahill's "Christmas In Ireland" Concert

Dec 13, 2019 The Florida Orchestra - Holiday Pops - The Straz
Dec 14, 2019 Holiday Pops at Mahaffey Theater- The Florida Orchestra
Dec 15, 2019

Holiday Pops at Ruth Eckerd Hall- The Florida Orchestra

Dec 20, 2019 Handel's Messiah- The Florida Orchestra
   

 Holiday Lights and Parades- Land and Sea

Multiple dates satrting Nov 29, 2019

River of Lights Holiday Cruises

Nov 30, 2019

Santa Parade & Tree Lighting- Downtown St. Petersburg Historic Dist.

Dec 1, 2019

Christmas on the Lake - Knotted Roots on the lake

Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2019

Christmas at the Museum - Florida Railroad Museum

Dec 6, 2019

Annual Tarpon Springs Boat Parade

Dec 7, 2019

Santa Fest and Christmas Parade - Tampa

Dec 7, 2019 

Holiday Boat Parade & Tree Lighting- Dunedin

Dec 12, 2019

Annual Festival of Lights Illuminated Boat Parade in Madeira Beach

Dec 13, 2019

Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade

Dec 14, 2019

Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade

Dec 14, 2019

Annual Christmas Parade - Pinellas Park

Dec 21, 2019 Tampa Bay: A Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
Dec 21, 2019 Holiday Parade - Safety Harbor
Dec 21, 2019 Lighted Boat Parade Dinner Cruise - Yacht StarShip
Dec 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Cruise - Yacht StarShip

 

Christmas Tree Experience

  Great Lakes Christmas Tree Farms - Tampa
  F and J Christmas Trees - Tampa
Opening Nov 28, 2019 Mike's Christmas Trees - Multiple locations
  Dave's Christmas Tree Lot - Brandon
  Northstar Wisconsin Christmas Trees - Clearwater
  Christmas Trees in Tampa- Multiple Locations

 

Ice Skating

Every day- check for times

PUBLIC SKATING AT ADVENTHEALTH CENTER ICE

Multiple dates starting Nov 15 Synthetic Ice Skating & Hockey Slap Shot Challenge - The Shops at Wiregrass
Multiple dates Starting Nov 22, 2019  

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

 

Hanukkah

 Dec 15, 2019

CKids Chanukah Candle Workshop

 Dec 22, 2019

Light Up The Night Chanukah Extravaganza Downtown

 Dec 26, 2019 Car Menorah Parade - Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Multiple dates starting Nov 16, 2019 Mason Dixon's Christmas Wish Fund
Nov 30-Dec 1, 2019

Shopapalooza Festival

Dec 7, 2019 Country Christmas & Vintage Market - Pioneer Florida Museum and Village
Dec 7, 2019 Mistletoe Market at Horan Park, St Pete
Dec 7, 2019

Indie Flea St. Pete Holiday Street Fair

Dec 11, 2019

Made in St. Pete Florida at A Very Merry Market

Dec 11, 2019

Very Merry Market at Great Explorations Children's Museum

Dec 21, 2019 Holiday Marketplace- Gulfport, FL

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2019 New Year's Eve - The Shops at Wiregrass
Dec 31, 2019

First Night St. Pete 2020

Dec 31, 2019  New Year's Eve Cruise - Yacht StarShip
Dec 31, 2019

Noon Year's Eve at ZooTampa

Dec 31, 2019

Downtown Countdown at Glazer Children's Museum

Dec 31, 2019 

Light It Up Clearwater!

Dec 31, 2019

The Outback Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade

 

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 29, 2019 Holidays at Legoland Florida
Multiple dates starting Nov 29, 2019 Christmas in the Wild - Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park
Dec 1, 2019 Elf Breakfast at Glazer Children's Museum
Dec 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019

Christmas Movie Night Series at The Vinoy Renaissance-St. Petersburgh

Dec 7, 2019 A Harbor Holiday - Safety Harbor
Dec 7, 2019 SnowFest - St. Petersburg
Dec 13, 2019 Community Carol Sing-Along- St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec 14, 2019

Post 9/11 Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Dec 21, 2019

CHRISTMAS COOKIE RUN- Tampa

 

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