Lights Displays around the Bay

If you are looking to see some lights this holiday season we have some of Tampa Bay's best right here in one amazing list!

Watch beautiful displays sparkle and shine and the faces of kids young and old glow when you visit some of these great spots! Click the links in red to learn more!

Holiday Lights in the Garden

11/25-12/31 5:30-9:30pm The Holiday Lights in the Garden is our major fund raiser of the year. The Gardens light up with over 1 Million brilliant LED lights to delight all ages. Time:; 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM Suggested donation of $4.00 per person 13 and over.

The Oakdale Christmas House

12/1-1/3 6pm-10pm

2016 Christmas Light Display–among the best in the U.S. Tampa Bay Holiday Light Display features app. 1/2 million lights. Our 40th year. Among the world’s best Christmas displays. Only display to make HGTV's #1 & NBC's Today show top 3 the same year.

Symphony of Lights

11/12-12/31 Hourly 6pm-9pm, The Shops @ Wiregrass

The Shops at Wiregrass invites you to see Symphony in Lights presented by CalAtlantic Homes! Enjoy a lively array of dancing lights, dazzling décor, and snow too! Symphony in Lights is an amazing holiday light show, choreographed to music featuring the Trans-Siberian Orchestra! A holiday tradition you won’t want to miss.

Tampa Bay's Wonderland of Lights

11/24-12/31 Sunday-Thursday 6-9 Friday & Saturday 6-10

Santa's Village, North Pole Express, Pony Rides, Games, Treats and More. $20/car. Check site for pricing and details.

St Pete Water Front Lights & Display


While you stroll along the pedestrian walkway of St. Petersburg’s waterfront, see thousands of holiday lights and decorations in North and South Straub Parks including the unique snowflake lights from Friday, November 25 through Sunday, January 1. Don’t miss the giant greeting card display along Bayshore Dr. at Vinoy Park made by local teens from St. Petersburg’s recreation centers. Lights and decorations by City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation.

Christmas Lane

12/16 Daily Fri/Sat/Sun from 6-10 pm Mon-Thurs 6-9 pm up until 12/15 6-10 pm

An extraordinary light display that originated in the 1980s for the Dover, Florida community. This light display has grown exponentially over the last 34 years

The Lights of Lake Park Estates To Benefit the Suncoast Hospice / Empath Health

12/1 through 12/31 Nightly 6-10pm

102nd Ave & 109 Ave N, Seminole, FL 33777

One of the best displays you will find put on by residents for a great cause!

The Christmas Trail

12/9, 10, 11*, 15*, 16,17,18*,21,22,23 6:00-10:00 p.m. *6:00-9:30 p.m.

2837 south frontage road Plant City, Fl 33566 Free Admission!, Snow!, 25ft tall Christmas Tree!, Live Entertainment (Select nights)!, Photo Spots!, Snowball Corral Snowball Fights, Over 1/4 Mile Walking Trail of Lights!, Pictures with Santa!

Wilderness Wonderland “Celebration of Lights”

12/8 - 11, 6pm-9pm

The Wilderness Wonderland Celebration of Lights is a Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources fundraiser; the cost is $2.00 per vehicle.

River of Light Holiday Cruises with Yacht StarShip December 13th, 14th, 20th, 27th & 28th

There is no better way to experience the Holidays in Tampa! Enjoy a traditional holiday buffet aboard the holiday decorated Yacht Starship II, including a visit from Santa while cruising the beautiful Tampa Harbor lined with Million Dollar Mansions and Port Activities.

Largo Holiday Stroll


Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Dr, Largo, FL 33771

Gather at Largo Central Park for a stroll through the beautiful lights and entertainment. Enjoy a variety of crafts and activities throughout the month for all ages. You won't want to miss the official Christmas tree lighting on December 3rd at 7pm! Concession available each night.

In addition to these you can also expect to find Santa and his friends at most large Events such as those held at:

Lowry Park's Christmas in the Wild

Micky's Very Merry Christmas

Bush Gardens Christmas Town

Universal's Grinchmas

and More!

If you know of a great light display we should add please email us at!

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