ART Thursday, Student-Led Exhibition Tours

USF Contemporary Art Museum 3821 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL, United States

Join us for two student-led tours of the exhibition Native America: In Translation. Tour #1: 6 - 6:45pm. Tour #2: 7 – 7:45pm. Tour Guides: Alyssa Finocchiaro, Aaron Hazelwood, Lana Klein-Couzzi, Arielle Merkher, Sejal Mohan, Jacob Ostler, and Paul Rabin. For questions or more information please email [email protected] or call (813) 974-4133. This event is […]


It’s A Wonderful Life at The Straz

Straz Center for the Performing Arts 1010 N WC MacInnes Pl, Tampa, FL

Just in time for the holiday season, Patel Conservatory is delighted to bring It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play to the cozy TECO Theater. Reimagined in three-quarter thrust staging as a live radio broadcast, this unique adaptation will be sure to warm hearts as it reconnects audiences with its universal tale of love and redemption.

Holiday Big Band Extravaganza

New 8550 Hunters Village Rd., Tampa, FL, United States

Deck the halls with great live music to celebrate the holiday season! The Florida Jazz Express big band will perform modern and classic arrangements of your holiday favorites. The band is comprised of the busiest musicians in the state with resumes that include performing with some of the world’s top entertainers. Enjoy a drink at […]

$13 – $15

5th Annual Catch for Christmas Bowling Night with Mike Evans

AMF University Lanes 13109 N 56th St, Tampa, FL, United States

Join Mike and Ashli Evans and the Mike Evans Family Foundation to spread holiday cheer by participating in the 5th Annual Catch for Christmas Bowling Night at AMF University Lanes in Tampa, FL! In honor of Mike's 10th season as a Buccaneer, we're throwing a Creamsicle bowling bash this year. There will be Creamsicle themed […]

Christmas at Pee Wee’s Playhouse – Screen Door: an Ybor City Microcinema

Screen Door Cinema Kress Annex, 1624 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL

Screen Door: an Ybor City Microcinema will show the special Christmas episode of Pee Wee's Playhouse this Friday, December 1 at 7pm. Tickets are $8. Join the whole Playhouse gang for one of the wackiest specials ever! With laughs for the whole family, this unique, triple Emmy nominated special offers all the imagination and charm […]

Lucia Micarelli & Leo Amuedo

Straz Center for the Performing Arts 1010 N WC MacInnes Pl, Tampa, FL

Violinist Lucia Micarelli first performed with an orchestra at age 6. The Julliard-trained musician has toured with Tampa’s Trans-Siberian Orchestra, jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and singer Josh Groban, who executive produced her first album, 2004’s Music From A Farther Room. Fans of HBO’s New Orleans-set Treme will remember her as street fiddler Annie. She’s teamed […]


The Great Christmas Cookie Bakeoff Musical Opening Night

Stageworks Theatre 1120 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, United States

Christmas cookies with the ever-popular phenomenon of reality baking competitions. In this musical, eight young cookie chefs have been selected from all over the country to battle it out for first prize at the Cookie Coliseum. Over the course of the competition, feelings of intense rivalry give way to virtues of charity, family, and forgiveness, […]

Howliday Market at Midtown Tampa

Midtown Tampa 3650 Midtown Drive, Tampa, FL, United States

If your pup made the nice list this year, Santa Paws is coming early to Midtown Tampa! Spend a jolly Saturday afternoon with the Dog Moms of Tampa Bay and meet over 100 dog-friendly vendors for treats, toys, and tail-waggin' fun! Feliz Navi-dog to everyone!


The Fashion Collection & Boutique Pop-up

84 Davis Blvd 84 Davis Blvd, Davis Island,Tampa, FL, United States

The holidays are coming and shopping local is the tea! Local crafters and designers are coming together to bring you the best Christmas gifts that you can give this year! Date is Saturday December 2nd at The Mirasol, 84 Davis Boulevard on Davis Island. Time is 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m


Tampa Santa Fest & Tree Lighting

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL, United States

Santa comes to town on December 2 as the City of Tampa celebrates the holiday season with Tampa’s Santa Fest & Tree Lighting from 1 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Tampa’s Santa Fest & Tree Lighting features a parade through downtown, continuous entertainment, Photos with Santa, and lots of family fun. […]

Tampa Heights Holiday Tree Lighting

Armature Works 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa, FL, United States

Deck the halls with us on Saturday, December 2nd at 5 pm for The Heights District Sixth Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at Armature Works! This special event will be full of fun surprises featuring our friends from the North Pole, live performances, Cosmic Riot Entertainment, a holiday market, and more! The Tree Lighting ceremony […]

Shrek the Halls – Holiday Movies at KRATE

KRATE Wesley Grove Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL, United States

It’s a KRATE CHRISTMAS!  Bring a chair and join us for Holiday Movies every Saturday at 6 PM from Nov. 25th through Dec. 16th at KRATE at the Grove!  Shrek The Halls Saturday, December 2nd at 6 PM

The Pumpkin King’s Masquerade II

The Brass Mug 1450 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL, United States

A Halloween Town Masquerade awaits you inside a transformed, immersive Brass Mug to tantalize your brain! Dress in your best- COSTUMES AND MASKS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED! A live retelling of Tim Burton's masterpiece with burlesque, drag, live music, comedy, and dance from some of Florida's top entertainers! Spooky vendors, food, and a dark dance rave to […]

$15 – $200

Tampa Holiday Gift Market at Water Works Park

Water Works Park 1701 N Highland Ave, Tampa, FL

Join Tampa Bay Moms Group and an amazing variety of small businesses, crafters and artisans at our largest annual shopping event... Tampa's Holiday Gift Market! The market takes place on December 3 from 11am-5pm at Water Works Park. In addition to being your one stop shop for all your Holiday Gift Giving needs and supporting […]

Holiday Classics at Tampa Theatre: Christmas Vacation

Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL

See holiday classics at the historic Tampa Theatre throughout the Holiday Season. See the fantastic Christmas Vacation this Sunday, December 3 at 3pm. Tickets are $10. Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants… nay… demands this year’s family Christmas to be the best ever. They will have the perfect tree. They will have the perfect meal. They […]

Krampusnacht Celebration at The Indie

The Independent Bar 5016 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL, United States

Join us Tuesday, December 5th from 6-9pm for our annual Krampusnacht Celebration! Bring in the Holiday Season with the age-old European tradition of KRAMPUSNACHT! Half-goat, half-demon, bad-child punisher and Santa's nemesis, Krampus always makes an appearance on December 5, and beware of his birch sticks if you have been naughty!We will be featuring a local […]

Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta

Lykes Gaslight Park 241 E. Madison St., Tampa, FL, United States

Featuring tasty treats from a variety of local vendors, the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta occurs the first Wednesday of every month in The Square at Lykes Gaslight Park from 11am to 2pm. Participating Food Trucks: • The Greeks Food Truck • Gee’s Wings & Things • Seadog Cantina • Westchase BBQ • The Kake Shoppe