Masquerade Bar Crawl – December 29th
All you need is a mask and a smile to join Downtown Crawlers’ last Bar Crawl of 2018 on December 29th.This crawl hits all the top spots downtown: American Social, Thee Tree House (formerly Platt Street Borough), The Franklin Manor, and District Tavern. The infamous Crawler Party Bus will be on stand-by to shuttle you from bar to bar. That’s So Tampa has tickets for 30% OFF right here.
Friday, December 21
Vintage Roost – December 21st to 23rd
Vintage Roost, new to Ybor City is located on 7th Ave the heart of this historic community at 2326 E 7th Avenue. With 18 vendors each offering their own unique distinctive vintage flair the 5,000 sq feet of Vintage Roost will be brimming with fantastic pieces for you to discover. See what’s in store! Click here.
Vintage Roost 2326 E 7th Avenue
Cirque du Soleil presents “CRYSTAL”
This unique arena production showcases synchronized and freestyle ice skating alongside circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, hand balancing on chairs, and hand to hand. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats explore their new frozen playground with fluidity with never-before-seen acrobatics. The show fuses circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a surreal world where figure skating blends with acrobatics and aerial feats. CRYSTAL is suitable for all ages.
Saturday, December 22
Downtown Tampa Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
See the river beautifully lit up with loads of holiday-themed boats. Nearly 100 lighted boats participated in last year’s parade, and this year will be another fan favorite. The route traditionally goes along the Tampa Riverwalk and down the Hillsborough River through Downtown Tampa. Begins at 6pm
Calandra® an Eloquent Blending of Strings®
Charles Calandra is a composer, performer and guitarist. He formed Calandra, an Eloquent Blending of Strings® in 2007 and has featured accomplished violinists. The music is very melodic and emotional in content and has been well received. This event will feature Michelle Jones, a Grammy recording artist, producer, composer/arranger and international violin and viola instrumentalist crossing all music genres.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, December 23
White Christmas (1954)
Settle in for a holiday classic in Downtown Tampa! Two singers join a sister act to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, the singers find their commander from World War II, whose country inn is failing. So the group plans a musical extravaganza to bring the inn back to life. This film stars Bing Crosby.
3pm to 5pm
2018 Christmas is Near
This event includes ice skating, train rides, photo booths, stocking decorating, face painting, food trucks, and giveaways. Then enjoy an unconventional candle-light service. Bring the whole family for this magical night in Downtown Tampa.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
37th Annual Victorian Christmas Stroll
This Christmas event celebrates the warmth and spirit of an old fashioned holiday, while encouraging a sense of community. Complimentary cider and cookies will be served on the veranda each day while holiday music floats through the air. With a different theme in every exhibit room, there is sure to be something for everyone!
10am to 8pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
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