Holiday Events

Twinkling palm trees and decorated boat parades can only mean one thing... it's the holiday season in St. Pete/Clearwater! From outdoor carolers at the holiday market to a jingle bell fishing tournament with Santa, we'll show you that fake snow might just be better than the real thing.

1 Winter's Wonderland at CMA

Winter’s Wonderland at CMA
Friday, November 2, 2018 – Sunday, January 6, 2019

Join the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a splashingly great holiday celebration! Watch as the aquarium transforms into Winter's Wonderland between Nov. 2 - Jan. 6. Get your family photo taken with Winter Claus, experience Winter Wonderland with lights and décor all around, and watch special Santa dive presentations at Mavis's Rescue Hideaway. Learn about more CMA holiday fun.

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2 Christmas Town at Busch Gardens

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Monday, December 31, 2018

Head to Busch Gardens for some great thrill rides and to see the park transform into a holiday wonderland of Christmastime entertainment, holiday shoppings and more than a million twinkling lights! Santa will be available to take photos and the park will be open until 10 p.m.

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3 Holiday Lights in the Gardens

Holiday Lights in the Gardens
Friday, November 23, 2018 – Sunday, December 30, 2018

The annual "Holiday Lights in the Gardens" is a seasonal escape into a wonderland of twinkling lights and fun entertainment. Over 1 million LED lights shining throughout our Botanical Gardens highlighting our plants and in nature-themed or holiday-themed light displays. The event begins nightly at 5:30 p.m. and a $5 suggested donation is encouraged for entry. 

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4 Miracle at Mezzo

Miracle at Mezzo
Friday, November 30, 2018 – Monday, December 31, 2018

This NYC Christmas pop-up bar is taking over Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails with festive decor & a menu full of seasonal libations. Stop by the most festive bar in town to eat, drink & be merry! Open through New Year's Eve. 

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