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


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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 Santa Claus.

Streamside Drive Christmas Lights | December 25th-30th | Mon-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sun 6-10pm

11048 Streamside Dr. Tampa 33624. 55,000 LED Christmas lights Synchronized to music that is played over your radio (88.3 FM). Come check out the 17ft Helicopter with Santa, Mickey/Minnie mouse ,and much more.

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens |Runs through December 31st | Times vary

Family friendly event featuring sparkling lights, Christmas themed entertainment and pictures with Santa.

Tree Lightings

Symphony in Lights Tree Lighting | November 12th | 5- 9pm

The Shops at Wiregrass tree lighting celebration and fun visit from Santa, Rudolph and Clarice.

Holiday Tree Lighting | November 25th | 7:30pm

Ring in the holiday season with St. Petersburg’s holiday kickoff celebration. Join Mayor Rick Kriseman as he turns on the downtown Christmas tree and holiday lights. North Straub Park, Beach Dr. and 5th Ave. N.E.

Tampa’s Tree Lighting Ceremony | December 2nd | 6pm

Come out to Curtis Hixon Park and look on with Mayor Buckhorn at Tampa’s annual tree lighting. Blankets, low back chairs, coolers and dogs on leashes are allowed. Concessions will be available. Glass and alcohol are prohibited.

32nd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree | December 7th | 7pm

Center Place will be the site of the opening of the Christmas season in Brandon. An evening of entertainment and refreshments, followed by the lighting of the tree and a visit from Santa.


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