Downtown Tampa Christmas Parade & SantaFest
Find your seat and catch the 38th Annual Downtown Tampa Christmas Parade & SantaFest as it marches along Madison Street to Ashley Drive. Then, stick around as Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park transforms into a winter wonderland. Catch live holiday entertainment, take part in make-n-take crafts and play interactive games.
And yes, get your photo snapped with the big guy himself, Santa Claus – for free! The Downtown Tampa Christmas Parade & SantaFest will be held on Saturday, December 8 (The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. and the festival runs from noon to 4 p.m.) For more information, click here.
Stay around town after the Downtown Tampa Christmas Parade & SantaFest and enjoy the festive lights and Christmas Displays all over downtown Tampa. You may also want to try one of the best dining destinations in the downtown area during your visit!