Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Dec 2nd-4th} FINAL

Weekend Events

Friday, December 2nd

Art on the House

Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display.

Time: 4 pm – 8 pm

Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum

Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa

Friends & Family Fridays at Potter’s House Studio


Paint with your friends and/or family any time on Friday and your per person studio fees are only $5.00! (Due to the need for additional support staff, planned parties for groups of 8 or more people are subject to pricing stated above.)

Time: 12:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: 3627 S. Westshore Blvd. Tampa

Cost: $5 per person

Christmas Wonderland – Oldsmar


Join us for a giant snow slope, inflatables, pictures with Santa, dance performances, concessions and lots of family fun!

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Location: R.E. Olds Park – 107 Shore Dr. W., Oldsmar

Cost: Free

Saturday, December 3rd


Art Spot at Tampa Museum of Art

Every Saturday the Museum offers a free drop-in art program! Come and let your children explore their creativity by creating an art project. No registration required. Projects will vary week to week and to tie into the exhibitions on view at the museum.

Time: 11am – 2pm

Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plz, Tampa

Cost: Free

Regal Holiday Classics at Regal Citrus Park


Celebrate the holidays with Regal this season! Join us at select Regal theatres every Saturday beginning 11/26 thru 12/24 as we bring a classic holiday film back to the big screen. Each showing will begin weekly at 10:00am. We look forward to seeing you at the movies! 

12/03 – A Christmas Story
12/10 – Christmas Vacation
12/17 – Home Alone
12/24 – It’s a Wonderful Life

Time: 12pm

Location: 7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall, Tampa

Cost: $5.00

Movies Under The Stars at Tampa Premium Outlets


Holiday Movie Marathon Featuring Featuring Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July. Location: Traffic Circle

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Location: Tampa Premium Outlets, 2300 Grand Cypress Drive, Lutz

Cost: Free

Sunday, December 4th

Sensitive Santa at WestShore Plaza Mall


Revel in the spirit and joy during WestShore Plaza’s Sensitive Santa event. Sensitive Santa will provide children with special needs and their families with a sensory friendly environment to safely experience the time-honored tradition of visiting Santa Claus. Each visiting family will receive one free 5” x 7” keepsake photo. Kids will also receive a coloring book and crayons.

Time: 9am – 11am

Location: WestShore Plaza – 250 WestShore Plaza, Tampa

Cost:  See Website

Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market


The Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market main season opens at Hillsborough High School. This will be the 7th Season for this market! Join us for local shopping, lunch bites and live music!

Time: 10am – 2pm

Location: 5000 N Central Ave, Tampa

Cost: Free to attend

Largo Central Railroad Public Runs


The first full weekend of each month, The Largo Central Railroad provides free public runs of their mini train.
The train tracks cover 1.2 miles through the beautiful Largo Central Park. Train hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the first Saturday and Sunday of the month. Children must be at least one years old to ride. Pregnant women can not ride the trains due to insurance regulations.

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Largo Central Park 101 Central Park Dr Largo

Cost: Free


For more events, check out the Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Tampa Bay!

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