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2023 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 want 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 2023 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!

As you enter the fairgrounds enveloped in more than 1 million lights, you and your family will travel nearly 2 miles through seasonal and Florida-themed displays and a drive-thru animated light tunnel. The expanded Santa’s Village will feature holiday- themed rides and a self-guided walking tour of the Hometown Hillsborough Historical Village decked out in festive lights. Designed to appeal to all ages and backgrounds, the elaborate light displays themed to Florida and traditional winter holidays are a family favorite.

Dates: Now until December 31st, 6-10PM

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 visits with Santa.Looking for fun things to do in Tampa during the Christmas season? 🎄🎅🏻Visit us for our Christmas light show! 💡Lights will be on Monday-Saturday until December 30th. Also, take free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus on select Friday nights listed below from 6pm-10pm:
-December 1st
-December 8th
-December 15th
-December 22nd
Only at Chick-fil-A Waters Avenue.

Dates: Now until December 30th 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 Road Shady Hills, FL. 34610
Event Hours: 6:00- 9:00 pm

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 2023

Board the Grand Concourse Railroad Christmas Train ($3) for a festive ride to Safety Town or you can walk the trail to enter Safety Town. Once you are in Safety Town, enjoy a walk through this enchanted miniature town of lights! Watch for food trucks & vendors and dont forget to stop and see Santa Claus visiting with his helpers.

Enjoy over a mile car ride of magical larger-than-life lights! You can park and Board the Train and walk through Safety Town OR drive through the lights only or BOTH!


December 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30th will be OPEN for DRIVE THROUGH LIGHT DISPLAY ONLY!! $20 PER CARLOAD

Dates: 2021 
Hours: Friday & Saturday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Cost: $25 per car. Cash and Card are accepted.





4. 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, 2023, 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Nightly
Cost: Free





5. Masonic Park & Youth Camp Holiday Lights

18050 US HWY 301 South, Wimauma, FL 33598
It has begun! Come down to the park this weekend for the first weekend of our light show!

Their light display will run from Dec. 1st to Dec. 31st.

• Closed Mondays.
• Tues-Thurs. from dusk to 9PM.
• Fri-Sun from dusk to 10PM.

$10.00 per vehicle donation RECOMMENDED, OR the donation of non-perishable items (which we will donate to Metropolitan Ministries and local charities)

Cost: The event is FREE.
Dates: Now until Dec. 31st. 
12413 Hudson Ave Hudson Fl 34669
Dates: Open 6-9pm daily until December 23, 2021
Light Up the Angelus starts @ 6 PM on November 25th! Opening night will be a Light Show Walk-through, Free Entry! 🎄
+ December 8th: Jeep Night (Half Cost for all Jeeps)
+ December 9th: Motorcycle Night (half cost for motorcycles)
+ December 10th: Classic Car Night (half cost for cars with antique plates)
Cost: $20 per carload, 6- 9:00 pm Sunday through Thursday, 6-10:00 pm Friday & Sat
Dates: Nov. 25-26, Dec. 1st-3rd, 7th-10th, 12th-23rd
For more information about this event, contact 727-856-1775