Kick off the season with Santa, holiday photos & goodies galore. Don’t miss a minute of the action with your 2017 Guide to Holiday Fun, presented by Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo. The Zoo is brimming with holiday cheer as Christmas in the Wild returns with more twinkling lights and jolly surprises! Experience 18 wonderful nights of seasonal treats, enchanting entertainment and a 50-foot animated Christmas tree! Best of all, visit Santa and marvel at the magic of wildlife at night. Click here for details.

The Florida Aquarium. Santa is visiting from 10:30am-1:30pm every Saturday until Christmas, join us for Breakfast with Santa 8:30-9:30am on Dec 9, and let your kids play in the Aquarium’s snow Dec 26-31 from 12pm. Also, enjoy The Polar Express 4-D Experience, playing every day through Jan 11. Click here for details.

Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Jolly Ol’ St. Nick will be visiting our shelter on Dec 9 and 16 and would love to hear what’s on your pets’ Christmas lists! So bring your two- and four-legged children for photos with the famous elf! After your photos, help us decorate and stuff stockings for each of our pets. We’ll provide the stockings and decorating supplies for the kids; you bring treats and toys to stuff! $10 suggested donation for Santa photos, click here or call 813-876-4150 for info.

La Fleur’s Swim School. Give your kids the gift of fun and fitness this year! We offer gymnastics classes, swimming lessons, winter break camp and so much more. Click here or call us today for more information 813-264-5000.

St. Andrew’s. Caroling in the Courtyard on Dec 20 by St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. Sing your favorite Christmas carols in a fun and festive atmosphere. There will be yummy treats, hot chocolate and even snow! After cookies and caroling, we’ll get comfy and cozy on the lawn for a viewing of the Christmas Classic- A Charlie Brown Christmas. Bring your blankets! Click here for details.

The Shops at Wiregrass. The Shops at Wiregrass invites you to see Symphony in Lights presented by CalAtlantic Homes! Enjoy a lively array of dancing lights, dazzling décor, and snow too! Symphony in Lights is an amazing holiday light show, choreographed to music featuring the Trans-Siberian Orchestra! A holiday tradition you won’t want to miss. Click here for details.

Other Holiday Activities

Ongoing Holiday Events