Christmas parade in Tampa FL, 2015

Tampa’s Santa Fest is coming, here’s how to enjoy it

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Miscellaneous on Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 5:28 pm
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Christmas parade in Tampa FL, 2015

If you are looking for the perfect way to ring in the holiday season, then what could be better than a parade? A great holiday parade always brings so much holiday cheer, excitement, and fun. These are perfect events for children, the young at heart, and those just looking to get a little red and green into their lives. We have your guide to the Christmas parade in Tampa FL, 2015.

Santa fest is ramping up giving Tampa its 34th annual downtown Christmas parade. This year the parade falls on December 5th, and there’s bound to be plenty of fun with Santa. Bring the kids and prepare to have a holiday blast.

Santa Fest parade location and time

The parade steps off right at 11 am on Saturday. It will wind its way through the downtown area beginning on Madison Street traveling west from the Morgan Street intersection. The parade turns north onto Ashley Drive and ends at the Cass Street intersection.

The best viewing is along Madison Street. Get there early so you can get the best viewing and candy grabbing spots.

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Santa Fest activitiesmake holiday cards with the kids

There’s plenty to do at The Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park this year. You can get free photos with Santa Clause for the little ones.

There’s also an arts and crafts section. This area lets your kids make holiday cards they can take home and even mail out after the event is over. Not only can your child express their creative freedom with a dog shaped snowman or a six legged reindeer, but you can share this holiday creation with your friends and family.

Community events

As with every year, there will be plenty of games and activities for all ages to enjoy. If you’re feeling adventurous, then you can go ice skating. The cost is only $5 per person. That’s a small price to pay for a great memory with you and your loved ones.

Events and activities at the park start at 11 am and end at 4 pm. It’s the perfect place to go on a Saturday and get 5 hours of holiday fun.

Additional info about Santa Fest activities and parade

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