Since Tampa rarely feels like the winter wonderland we’ve been conditioned to expect out of our Christmas season, the Tampa area always goes all-out with its holiday festivities to bring joy and cheer to as many people as possible. Check out some of these amazing Christmas events happening this holiday season in Tampa down below!
Christmas Town in Busch Gardens Nov. 12-Jan. 2
Included in the regular admissions ticket to Busch Gardens, a visit to Christmas town is sure to offer a gaggle of fun for everyone. Whether you want to see elegant ice-skating routines at Christmas on Ice or admire the dazzling lights before the Holiday in the Sky fireworks show, Busch Gardens is a perfect Christmas getaway.
Gingerbread Village at Glazer Children’s Museum Nov. 20-Jan. 3
Journey to Level 2 of Glazer’s Children’s Museum to create your own gingerbread house to become a part of the museum’s thriving gingerbread village! Using recycled materials such as cardboard and pipe cleaners, the Gingerbread Village is an eco-friendly and fun craft to do with the kids for the holidays. Best of all, it’s also included in the museum admission, so no need to pay any extra fees!
Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Amalie Arena Dec. 19
If you’re a fan of Christmas music and are interested in hearing some beloved Christmas faves played with a rock twist, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert is a must-watch. With millions of fans and a Christmas album certified 3x platinum, the musical performance of the Trans-Siberian orchestra is exhilarating and well worth experiencing in person.
While we’ve only scratched the tip of the iceberg with some of these listings, hopefully you’re feeling excited about all the fun activities you can do this Christmas in Tampa! While we may not have real snow, our Christmas spirit is burning bright!