Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

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Friday, November 22 - Sunday, January 5

Winter Village

featuring a holiday market and ice skating rink

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Open daily – See website for hours


Friday, December 6 • 6pm

Tampa’s Tree Lighting Ceremony

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park


Saturday, December 7 • 11am - 4pm

Santa Fest and Downtown Tampa Christmas Parade

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Parade begins at 11am at

Morgan & Madison Streets

Festival: Noon - 4pm


Sunday, December 8 • 11am - 5pm

Ybor City Cigar Festival

Centennial Park


Saturday, December 14 • 6 - 9pm

Snow on 7th Holiday Parade

Pre-show at 6pm, Parade begins at 7pm


Saturday, December 14 • 2 - 10:30pm

Onbikes Winter Wonder Ride

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park


Sunday, December 15 • Noon - 6pm

Jingle Bell Bazaar

Ybor Centennial Park


Saturday, December 20 • 6 - 8pm

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

Viewing areas: Riverwalk, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Water Works Park, MacDill Park, Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Tampa Convention Center


Sunday, December 22 • 5pm

Menorah Lighting Ceremony

City Hall Plaza in Downtown Tampa


Monday, December 23 • 5:30 - 8:30pm

Christmas is Near

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park


Tuesday, December 31 • 5:30pm

Outback Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade & Pep Rally

Ybor City


Tuesday, December 31 • 9pm - 1am

New Yarrgh’s Eve

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park