Tampa during the holidays can be a real treat for those seeking refuge from the snow and cold of northern climates. However, sometimes the lack of snow and cold can make it difficult to get into the holiday spirit. Luckily, Tampa features a ton of fun events and activities throughout the holiday season to help you ignite your festive spark. To find the perfect opportunities for you and your loved ones, check out this list of Tampa's top 10 holiday events.
Conveniently located in downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is the Winter Village attraction that is open daily from November 18 through December 25. Featuring an improbable outdoor ice rink, cafe, and pop-up market, there are activities for the whole family to enjoy. And don't worry, skate rentals are available on-site.
If you're looking for an elegant way to bring in the New Year, check out Tampa's unique Rooftop Eve that transforms the top floor of a downtown parking garage into a dazzling gala with wonderful views of the fireworks display. It may be pricey, but you are guaranteed an evening that you won't forget!