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Tampa Bay's Festival of Lights & Santa's Village offers over 2 miles of Drive-Through Holiday Lights

What's better than a carnival? A HOLIDAY carnival of course! The Tampa Bay Festival of Lights offers over 2 miles of drive-through holiday lights, and SO MUCH MORE!


Tampa Bay's Festival of Lights and Santa's Village

Tampa Bay's Festival of Lights and Santa's Village is back with more lights, new entertainment and the gift of family fun! Running now through New Year’s Eve, with the magical holiday event envelops families in more than 1 million lights along an expanded 2-mile drive.


Favorites such as the Pirates of Tampa guarding the entry to the 110-ft. drive-thru animated tunnel, the Florida-themed alligators and airboats, and lively animals frolicking are joined by a new dip “Under the Sea,” sparkling with blue lights and playful aquatic creatures.


Tampa Bay's Festival of Lights and Santa's Village

Santa’s Village is packed with tasty treats and activities, including holiday-themed rides, a winter market that’s open every night, and the Hometown Hillsborough Historical Village, complete with firepits where families can make yummy s’mores.


Visits with Santa, Santa’s workshop with craft stations, Santa’s Barnyard, camel rides, holiday movies and live entertainment on the weekends promise endless fun for the entire family. Don’t be surprised to find the Grinch or Jack Frost strolling around Santa’s Village.


Tickets for this year’s event are the same price as last year, $25/car (8 people) or $80/bus (30 people).


Santa’s Village is open December 7 - 10, December 14 - 25. All other dates are drive-thru only, with tickets $20 on those nights ONLY.


Tampa Bay's Festival of Lights and Santa's Village

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