Where to see holiday lights in Tampa Bay

"Holiday Lights in the Gardens" fundraiser for Botanical Gardens

If you are looking for some holiday displays in your area to help you get into the spirit of the season, try these events:

Big Red Barn Trail of Lights

  • When: Nov. 24 through Jan. 7
  • Time: 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Big Red Barn, 10070 Fern Hill Drive, Riverview, FL
  • Cost: $7 if you preorder tickets; $10 at the door
  • More information: Big Red Barn Facebook Page

Candy Cane Acres

  • When: Dec. 1 through Dec. 16, see website for specific dates
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL
  • Cost: $10 per car
  • More Information: Hernando County Chamber of Commerce

Celebration of Lights

  • When: December 1 through December 23
  • Time: 6 to 10 p.m. on the weekends
  • Where: 15325 Alric Pottberg Rd., Spring Hill, FL
  • Cost: $10 per car
  • More Information: Celebration of Lights

Chick-fil-A Christmas Lights

  • When: Nov. 23 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 6 p.m. until close
  • Where: 6299 West Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • More Information: Chick-fil-A Facebook Page

Christmas in the Wild

  • When: Nov. 24 through Dec. 30, see website for specific dates
  • Time: 4 p.m. until close
  • Where: Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL
  • Cost: $24.95
  • More Information: Lowry Park Zoo

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens

  • When: Nov. 19 through Dec. 31, see website for specific dates
  • Time: 5 p.m. until close
  • Where: Busch Gardens, 10165 North McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL
  • Cost: Ticket prices vary, check website for details
  • More Information: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Christmas Trail

  • When: Nov. 24 through Dec. 24, see website for specific dates
  • Time: 6 until 10 p.m.
  • Where: Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds, 2508 West Oak Avenue, Plant City, FL
  • Cost: Ages 13+ is $5; from 4 through 12 is $3; and under 4 is free
  • More Information: Christmas Lane

City of Largo Holiday Lights

  • When: Dec. 2 through Jan. 1, 2018
  • Time: 5 until 11 p.m.
  • Where: Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo, FL
  • Cost: Admission is free; Ferris wheel is $5
  • More Information: City of Largo

Gaylord Palms ICE! Featuring Christmas Around the World

  • When: Nov. 21 through Jan. 7, 2018
  • Time: Varies, check website for details
  • Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL
  • Cost: Adult is $29.99; Child is $16.99; and Senior is $28.99
  • More Information: Gaylord Palms Resort

Holiday Lights in the Gardens

  • When: Nov. 24 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL
  • Cost: $4 donation
  • More Information: Florida Botanical Gardens

Holiday Lights Spectacular

  • When: Dec. 5 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 7 until 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lee Wetherington Family Village, 2720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: See website for details
  • More Information: Holiday Lights Facebook Page

Lights of Lake Park Estates

  • When: Dec. 1 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 6 until 10 p.m.
  • Where: See map of 3-mile route in Seminole, FL
  • Cost: Donations benefit Suncoast Hospice
  • More Information: Lights of Lake Park Estates

Oakdale House Light Display

  • When: Nov. 24 through Jan. 3, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Where: 2719 Oakdale Street South, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • More Information: Yelp Page

River of Lights

  • When: Dec. 1 through Dec. 30, see website for specific dates
  • Time: On the hour from 6 until 10 p.m.
  • Where: Pirate Water Taxi, 333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
  • Cost: Adults are $25; Ages 4 to 12 are $15
  • More Information: Pirate Water Taxi

St. Petersburg Waterfront Display

  • When: Nov. 24 through Jan. 1, 2018
  • Time: 5 until 7 p.m.
  • Where: North Straub Park, 400 Bay Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Cost: Free admission, activities and concessions are extra
  • More Information: St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation

Symphony in Lights

  • When: Nov. 11 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL
  • Cost: Check website for details
  • More Information: Shops at Wiregrass

Tour of Lights Trolley Ride

  • When: Dec. 5 through Dec. 31
  • Time: 6:30 until 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Pickup is outside the Regions Bank, 4047 Cattleman Road, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $15
  • More Information: SRQ Trolley

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

  • When: Nov. 18 through Jan. 5, 2018
  • Time: Check website for specific times
  • Where: Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • More Information: Winter Village website

Wonderland of Lights

  • When: Nov. 23 through Dec. 20
  • Time: Check website for specific times
  • Where: Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, 215 Sydney Washer Road, Dover, FL
  • Cost: $20 per car
  • More Information: Wonderland of Lights

►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download the 10News app now.

Have a news tip? Email tips@wtsp.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter feed

© 2017 WTSP-TV


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment