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Tampa Bay’s Festival of Lights
December 20, 2022
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 1, 2023
EAs 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 an upsized 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.
Tampa Bay’s Festival of Lights & Santa’s Village is your Hometown Holiday Festival with dazzling animated lights, big festive displays, themed holiday rides and activities, and yummy treats in a cozy neighborhood atmosphere.
There’s something for everyone at this festive event, from dazzling lights to games and activities for all ages, visits with Santa, tasty treats, holiday movies and holiday shopping. Plan your visit today!
Friday & Saturday, November 25 & 26: Dennis Lee
Friday & Saturday, December 9 & 10: Katie Lombardo
Friday & Saturday, December 16 & 17: Dennis Lee
Due to popular demand, the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds will open the Tampa Bay’s Festival of Lights until Jan 1 2023 –
$25 (max 8 people) – on days when Drive-thru experience and Santa’s Village is open.
$20 (max 8 people) – on days when Drive-thru experience ONLY is open.
$80 (max 30 people) – on days when Drive-thru experience and Santa’s Village is open.
$60 (max 30 people) – on days when Drive-thru experience ONLY is open.
20-74 Tickets $5 off – $20 per car
75-149 Tickets $6 off – $19 per car
150+ Tickets $7 off – $18 per car