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A Mom’s Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

  Mmmmm. Nothing says Thanksgiving dinner and a house filled with annoying relatives like the taste of moonshine! That’s right. Good ole’ fashioned back woods Appalachian liquid fire. The creepy uncle who no one has heard from in years suddenly shows up for turkey? Worry not. You’re covered with a festive apple-cinnamon flavored hooch. Long […]

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Santa in Tampa Bay

2016 Guide To Where To See Santa in Tampa Bay

Santa’s Flight Academy | November 11th- December 24th | During mall hours An interactive journey that makes kids key members of Santa’s flight crew. Experience a magical light show and snow inside Santa’s sleigh, and, of course, a visit from Santa himself inside International Plaza. Santa Visits and Photos | November 12th – December 24th | Hours vary […]

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2016 Guide to Christmas and Holiday Boat Parades in Tampa Bay

Christmas Parades Macy’s Family Day Parade | November 19th | 10 – 11am Join us at The Shops at Wiregrass followed by children’s activities in the Macy’s Wiregrass Children’s Department (2nd Floor). Santa Fest: 35th Annual Christmas Parade | December 3rd | 11 – 4pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa is transformed into a winter wonderland. […]

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2016 Guide to Holiday Events and Shows in Tampa Bay

Holiday Events Christmas in the Wild | November 25th & 26th, December 2-3, 9-10, 16-23 and 26-30 | Open until 10pm The traditions of Christmas will be abundant at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo this holiday season! Be immersed in a festival of lights shining brightly. Encounter amazing animals at night, enjoy Christmas carolers and live entertainment, […]

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2016 Guide to Holiday Light Displays and Tree Lightings in Tampa Bay

  Holiday Light Displays The Oakdale Christmas House | November 25th – January 3, 2017 | 6-10pm 2719 Oakdale Street S., St. Petersburg. Featured on HGTV and NBC’s Today Show. Holiday Lights in the Garden | November 25th- December 31st | 5:30-9:30pm Holiday Lights in the Florida Botanical Gardens every evening. Light lined paths with nightly entertainment and visits from […]

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2106 Guide Holiday Fun Runs in Tampa Bay

2nd Annual Goody Goody Turkey Gobble 5k | November 24th | Race starts at 7am | Amalie Arena In 2016, the 2nd Annual Goody Goody Turkey Gobble once again transcends generations of participants as they gather to celebrate the holiday with families, friends and co-workers while furthering the cause of the Tampa YMCA to strengthen the […]

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Your Guide to Halloween Events for Kids and Teens in Tampa Bay

  While it still might feel like summer in Tampa Bay, fall is almost here and that means Halloween is right around the corner! If you’re looking for some Halloween-themed events for your kids or teens, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for scary or not-so-scary family fun, these local events are sure to delight your […]

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4th of July in Tampa

4th of July Events in Tampa Bay

Brandon 2016 Brandon 4th of July Parade Date: July 4 at 10:00 am Location: 101 East Lumsden Rd., Brandon, FL 33511, Lumsden Rd. & Parsons Ave. Cost: Free Details:  Come down to Brandon and enjoy one the largest Fourth of July Parades in Florida.   Bradenton Marauder’s Baseball and Fireworks Show Date: Saturday, July 2, starting at 6:30 Location: McKechnie Field, 1611 9th Street […]

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