How to Spend Christmas in Tampa

Tampa Riverwalk Boat Parade

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Figuring out the best way to spend the holidays is always difficult when there is so much going on in the Sarasota and Tampa areas. Cox Chevrolet can tell you some of our favorite ways to spend Christmas in Tampa during the holiday season. Read on to learn more about some of the best Christmas activities in Tampa, then contact us with any questions!

Busch Gardens Christmas Town in Tampa

Shopping, Santa, and shows, oh my! Busch Gardens Christmas Town in Tampa delivers on all three and more! Lit with over one million lights, Christmas Town at Busch Gardens is great fun for all ages. Visitors who live close by in Sarasota or traveling in from Palmetto can watch characters from classic Christmas movies walk the streets greeting all the guests, making this an awesome family-friendly way to spend Christmas in Tampa.

Victorian Christmas Stroll

The Henry B. Plant Museum hosts an annual Victorian Christmas Stroll that takes the community of Tampa back in time. The museum transforms into a timeless Victorian home from 1891. Guests can walk through the fourteen designed and decorated rooms filled with various Christmas trees, antique ornaments, and toys. After walking through, sip on warm spiced cider, treat yourself to a few delicious cookies, and enjoy the carolers singing classic Christmas tunes!

Christmas in the Wild at Tampa Zoo in Lowry Park

The Christmas in the Wild event at the Tampa Zoo in Lowry Park is one of the most well-known places to see Christmas lights in Tampa. The zoo amazes guests with their shimmering Christmas displays and large animated Christmas trees. Not only can you take pictures with Santa in Santa’s Village but, you can see the zoo animals at night!

Tampa Riverwalk Lighted Boat Parade

If you’re planning to spend Christmas in Tampa, the Tampa Riverwalk Lighted Boat Parade hosted at the Hillsborough River is a must stop destination. Boats in all sizes get dressed in holiday decorations and lights to sail through the river for guests to admire and celebrate Christmas Tampa Bay style! Keep your eyes peeled for the 35-foot Christmas tree floating through the river as you watch the boats travel down the harbor.

Spend Your Christmas in Tampa, Florida!

At Cox Chevrolet, we can help you plan your Christmas in Tampa, fall activities in Sarasota, and direct you to the Red Barn Flea Market for shopping! We want to make sure your visit to the Bradenton area is as enjoyable as possible. Check out our Bradenton Guide to see all the great places we recommend you to visit!

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