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Winter Festivals in the Tampa Bay Area: November & December Edition

Photo of lit up palm trees during winter festivals in TampaThe holiday season has arrived, and if you are dreaming of a winter getaway full of sunshine, we have the perfect vacation for you on the Florida Gulf Coast! Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty offers vacation rentals in the Tampa Bay Area, providing the ideal gateway to endless winter festivals in Tampa. Join us for Florida traditions like lighted boat parades, meet Santa and his reindeer, and walk through the world’s largest holiday-themed light display! Read on to learn more about the holiday happenings for November and December throughout Pinellas County:

Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Events

Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty offers vacation rentals in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores. So, if you are looking for things to do close to your rental property this holiday season, then this section is for you! Here are a few of the December events happening in Indian Rocks Beach:

December 2nd: Indian Rocks Beach Christmas Tree Lighting. This community event is held at 12th Avenue Park and features a special visit from Santa!

December 4th: Christmas Street Parade. The parade begins on East Gulf Boulevard and ends at Kolb Park.

December 17th: Christmas Lighted Boat Parade. 

Attend More Winter Festivals in the Tampa Bay Area!

Nov 11-Jan 8th: Christmas Town at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens offers one of the largest holiday displays in North America and the top winter festival in Tampa. Activities include thrilling rides, festive shows, dazzling fireworks, train rides, and Santa visits.

Nov 24-Jan 1st: Holiday Lights in Largo

Stroll through over two million holiday lights at Largo Central Park.

Nov 25-Jan 1st: Enchant Christmas in St. Petersburg

Enchant brings the world’s largest Christmas light maze and village to St. Petersburg. Stroll through the illuminated maze, ice skate through a dazzling forest, shop for gifts in the village, sip on holiday beverages, and meet Santa!

Nov 25-Jan 1: Holiday Lights in the Garden in Largo

Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty is proud to sponsor this holiday event at the Florida Botanical Gardens. This free event offers over one million lights, live entertainment, and holiday shopping opportunities.

December: Lights of Lake Park Estates in Largo

The Lights of Lake Park Estates is an event where the neighborhoods of Lake Park Estates, Wieker, Lakeside Estates, and Lake Seminole Village decorate their home for the holidays. Drive through three miles of beautifully lit-up neighborhoods this December!

Mahaffey Theater Holiday Shows in St. Petersburg

If you are interested in attending a holiday show or concert during your visit, we recommend heading to the Mahaffey Theater for iconic performances like The Nutcracker!

Boat Parades in Pinellas County

Holiday-lighted boat parades are a popular holiday pastime in Florida. Check out the other boat parades happening this season:

Redington Beach Boat Parade: December 18th

Tampa Boat Parade: December 17th

St. Pete Beach Holiday Boat Parade: December 2nd 

Photo of lighted boat parade: one of the top winter festivals in TampaBook Your Holiday Getaway on the Florida Gulf Coast!

We offer a wide range of vacation rentals on the Florida Gulf Coast for the holidays. Browse our selection of Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores vacation rentals to discover the best property for your group. Escape to Florida for the holidays, attend festive Tampa winter festivals, and spend the season with Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty!