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Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park Offers Ice Skating, Holiday Events and Shopping

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Tampa’s residents and visitors will love their visit to Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa. Get into the holiday spirit by doing those fun winter activities without having to shovel snow off of your drive way.

As you’re crossing off the many fun-filled Holiday and Christmas themed activities to enjoy, make sure to stop by Tampa’s Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park from November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021.

With Winter Village close proximity to downtown’s riverfront, museums, and restaurants it’s a great way to spend some family time this holiday season.


This year all tickets for Winter Village ice skating will be paperless. Reservations will be required and tickets will be purchased/sent through your electronic device.


Ice Rink


The Winter Village features an outdoor Ice Rink…yes, that’s correct. The outdoor ice rink is built on-site and takes several weeks to build. The rink is under a massive tent structure to help keep the ice cool in Tampa’s hot weather. Whether you are a first-timer on skates, or an experienced ice skater, the Winter Village Ice Rink is great for all experience levels and ages. When you purchase tickets at the ice rink entrance, it includes 90 minutes of skating and ice skate rental.


Holiday Events & Activities


Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa will be filled with the sights, sounds, and tastes of the holiday season. You will find holiday themed food and treats, live musical performances, carolers, tree lighting ceremony, parade, photos with Santa, crafts, games and many more family activities.

NEW: Curtis Hixon Choo Choo

New to Winter Village this year, the Curtis Hixon Choo Choo will be your child’s new favorite holiday activity!


Holiday Shopping


While you’re at Winter Village you might as well do some holiday shopping. There is a wide range of shops that will accommodate the youngest to the most mature person on your shopping list.



2020-2021 Winter Village Schedule

Ice Rink Hours: November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021

Cost: $15 per person for 90 minutes

Monday – Thursday | 4pm – 9pm
Friday | 4pm – 10pm
Saturday | 10am – 10pm
Sunday | 12pm – 9pm

During Hillsborough County School Breaks
(November 23-27 & December 23-January 3)
Monday – Saturday | 10am – 10pm
Sunday | 12pm – 9pm


Please Note: Ice conditions due to weather may close the ice rink. Please check on their social media pages for updates.


*Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 6 pm, Free

*Santa Fest on Saturday, December 7, 2019 starting at 11 a.m., Free
Santa Fest includes a Christmas Parade, photos with Santa, crafts, and games for children.

For more event listings, please visit Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park’s event page.