2021 Drive-Thru Holiday Lights Around Tampa Bay

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As Christmas nears, it’s a fun time to see holiday lights with the family. If you’re wanting to see miles of Holiday lights, you may want to try a Drive-Thru holiday light experience around Tampa Bay.

Below you will find our 2021 top picks for Drive-Thru Holiday Lights.

Drive-Thru Lights Around Tampa Bay


1. Tampa Bay Festival Of Lights at Hillsborough County Fair

215 Sydney Washer Rd, Dover, FL 33527


Experience the Holidays Like Never Before in a Location Your Family Loves!

Join us for an ALL-NEW holiday light spectacular that will envelop you and your family in an enchanting environment filled with a million lights from the entrance to the exit. Young and old alike will enjoy the nearly 2 MILE drive-thru immersive experience of continuous light features followed by a festive walking visit to Santa’s Village, full of attractions, holiday goodies, and visits with SANTA!

Dates: Now until December 26th, 6-10PM



For the first time, Hillsborough County Fair is producing the event ourselves, ensuring that the Fairgrounds are wholly transformed into a spectacle of holiday cheer. The elaborate, contemporary displays feature LED technology for the brightest festival around! Tune-in to Mix 100.7, Tampa Bay’s Christmas Station and the official radio station of the Festival of Lights and Santa’s Village, to fully immerse yourself in the holiday spirit during your drive-thru of the light displays.


Purchase Tickets Here.


2.  Chick-fil-A Waters Ave Lights

6299 W Waters Ave., Tampa

Chick-fil-A Waters Ave adorns their restaurant and drive thru with beautiful holiday lights. Our family loves going there every year. While you’re there, check out the nightly free entertainment and “snow” falls.

Dates: Nov. 15- December 31st from Monday-Saturday in the evening for concerts by local schools. Check out our calendar for Santa events and concert dates at Chick-fil-A Waters Ave

Cost: Free



3. Celebration of Lights in Spring Hill

11919 Alric Pottberg Rd. Shady Hills, Fl 34610

Experience the magic of the holidays and a fun filled evening with a mile long drive-thru the Celebration of Lights in Spring Hill. Only Drive-Thru for 2021.

Dates: 2021 
Hours: Friday & Saturday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Cost: $10.00 a carload (Cash & Credit Cards accepted at gate)





4. Nights of Shimmering Lights

2302 N Dover Rd, Dover, Florida 3352

This is a self-guided 1/4-mile walking trail through dancing lights to music, outdoor movies, scavenger hunt, maze, and games! New attractions added this year plus expanded movie area. It’s a short drive to the country to enjoy an evening on the farm with your friends and family.
Dates: November 26 and runs select nights through December 26th, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm located at SunKissed Acres in Dover, FL.

Open: December 2 – 12 Thursday to Sunday

Open: December 16 – 26 Nightly

Hours: 6:30-9:30 p.m.  till 10:30 on Friday and Saturday.

Cost: $7 Tickets for 3 and older

5. Lights of Lake Park

Lake Park Estates, 102nd Ave & 109 Ave N, Seminole, FL 33777

The neighborhoods of Lake Park Estates, Wieker, Lakeside Estates, and Lake Seminole Village, generously decorate their homes and yards with over 3.0 miles of Christmas Lights and Decorations for the public to enjoy.

Donations are accepted at the Suncoast Hospice Cart located along the route, 100% of the money donated goes to support their community activities.

Dates: December 1st through December 31st, 2021, 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Nightly
Cost: Free





6. Masonic Park & Youth Camp Holiday Lights

18050 US HWY 301 South, Wimauma, FL 33598
Get out of the house and enjoy our lights! Our annual Christmas Lights event is ongoing now through December 31st. See below for details:
The biggest light show around! Join the Masonic Youth Camp for THOUSANDS of lights with our COVID-SAFE, socially distanced drive thru lights set to music with a snow machine and interactive displays.
Cost: The event is FREE.
Dates: Now until Dec. 31st. 
Sunday-Thursday: dark until 9 pm.
Friday – Saturday: dark until 10 pm.
• Vendors available.
• Non-perishable food drive – bring your non-perishable food drive donations to the event and all donations will be provided to local food banks. All cash donations will be provided to local charities.
Contact us at 813.634.1220 with questions.

7. Light up The Angelus &
Candy Cane Village

12413 Hudson Ave Hudson Fl 34669
Dates: Open 6-9pm daily until December 23, 2021
Over 1 mile drive-thru and walk path Christmas lights & displays.
Candy Cane Village: take a picture with Santa, play oversized games, watch a movie.
For additional purchases, you can make a new stuffed friend with an elf, shop for gifts and/or ride the train.
Sit around the fire pits & drink some hot chocolate or roast marshmallows. Food, snacks& marshmallow/ S’mores kits are available for purchase. — at The Angelus.
Tickets can be purchased here.