Check out the top events happening in St. Pete/Clearwater this month below!
1 There's Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs
Friday, December 1, 2017
Venture out to downtown Tarpon Springs for a great free holiday event! The event will have a snow play area, music, children's activities and a visit with Santa himself. The fun takes place from 5-10 p.m. on Tarpon Avenue.
Ring in the holidays during Dunedin's annual waterfront celebration as boats parade through the Marina at approximately 7 pm. Enjoy holiday music and s'mores while waiting for Santa to arrive by boat and lead the countdown in the lighting of the City's Christmas tree. The event is free and takes place at Dunedin Marina / Edgewater Park.
Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Sunday, December 3, 2017
Every year foodies flock to Clearwater Beach for two deliciously decadent days for Uncorked. The food and wine festival hosted right on the famous white sands of Clearwater Beach is one of the area's most popular culinary events. Indulge yourself with a truly unique gastronomic experience on Saturday or Sunday on beautiful Clearwater Beach from 1 - 5 p.m.
The 9th Annual Holiday Hoopla is a celebration of arts, crafts, foods, holiday music and roving holiday characters set in a waterfront atmosphere. From 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, be enchanted by a variety of festive and fun holiday-themed music, holiday carolers, dance performances, and roving street performers. Come early and shop the decorated streets filled with talented exhibitors and unique shops & galleries and stay late to view Boca Ciega Yacht Club's 32nd Annual Lighted Boat Parade. Visit the Facebook page for more information.
5 Annual Festival of Lights Illuminated Boat Parade in Madeira Beach
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Watch as the waterways in Madeira Beach light up with boats displaying their best Christmas lights! This boat parade will kick off at John's Pass with a shop local holiday extravaganza, tree lighting, and boat parade kickoff party. Head to ROC park for the best view of the parade and to enjoy holiday music, food, and spirits. Learn more about this year's Illuminated Boat Parade.
Boley Centers' 35th Annual Jingle Bell Run will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 PM along St. Petersburg's magnificent waterfront! RSVP to the Facebook Event for updates on this year's details, registration process, and location.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 – Saturday, December 16, 2017
Share the orchestra's tradition with family and friends, and get into the spirit of the season with everyone's favorite Christmas carols, yuletide tunes, musical chestnuts and more. Two shows take place at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on December 16 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Pete.
Before the Michigan Wolverines and South Carolina Gamecocks square off at Raymond James Stadium, they have to take care of business on Clearwater Beach. Both teams, along with their cheerleaders and bands, participate in a number of competitions at the Hilton Clearwater Beach. Each band performs in the a battle of the bands atmosphere, the cheerleaders compete in tug-o-war and the players eat pie! Outback Bowl Beach Day is free and open to fans and the public from 11 a.m.-4 p.m....then stay for the sunset!