Holiday events

Holiday events

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It's A Wonderful Life Enjoy the Christmas classic on the big screen at the historic Tampa Theatre. 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $5. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

Safety Harbor Holiday Parade Floats, old-time cars, Shriners and Santa Claus are more. 1 p.m. Sat. along Main Street. (727) 724-1530.

Red, White & Snow Search for candy canes, create colorful crafts and sing seasonal songs with Santa. Noon to 2 p.m. Sat. Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $6 per child. (727) 518-3016.

Victorian Christmas Stroll The Henry B. Plant Museum features trees designed in unique 19th century themes. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 31. 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $6 adults, $3 children 12 and younger. Discounts available. (813) 254-1891. plantmuseum.com.

Winter Wonderland With pony rides, bouncy house and slide, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, more. 6 to 9 p.m. weekdays, 4 to 9 p.m. weekends, through Sun. Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater. Free. (727) 442-2099. clearwatercommunityvolunteers.org.

Symphony in Lights The Shops at Wiregrass features holiday lights that dance to the music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Hourly 6-10 p.m., through Dec. 31. 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Free. (813) 994-2242.

Holiday Garden Lights More than 425,000 colorful lights transform the Florida Botanical Gardens. Open 6 to 10 p.m. daily through Jan. 4. 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Free. (727) 582-2100. flbg.org.

Wild Wonderland Live reindeer, holiday displays, Frosty's Foam Factory, visits with Santa, holiday horse-drawn carriage rides. 6 to 9 p.m. Fri. through Tue., Dec. 26-30. Zoo closes at 5 p.m. daily and reopens for this event. $13 for adults, $11 for children 3-11, free for children 2 and under. Watch the primates open special presents from zoo staff and docents; 1 p.m. Fri. Free with zoo admission. Zoo hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $13 adults, $11 ages 3-11 (discounts for annual passholders). (813) 935-8552. lowryparkzoo.com.

Holiday events

It's A Wonderful Life Enjoy the Christmas classic at the historic Tampa Theatre. 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $5. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

Safety Harbor Holiday Parade Floats, old-time cars, Shriners, Santa Claus and more. 1 p.m. Sat. along Main Street. (727) 724-1530.

Red, White & Snow Search for candy canes, create colorful crafts and sing seasonal songs with Santa. Noon to 2 p.m. Sat. Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $6 per child. (727) 518-3016.

Victorian Christmas Stroll The Henry B. Plant Museum features trees designed in unique 19th century themes. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 31. 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $6 adults, $3 children 12 and younger. Discounts available. (813) 254-1891. plantmuseum.com.

Winter Wonderland With pony rides, bouncy house and slide, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, more. 6 to 9 p.m. weekdays, 4 to 9 p.m. weekends, through Sun. Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater. Free. (727) 442-2099. clearwatercommunityvolunteers.org.

Symphony in Lights The Shops at Wiregrass features holiday lights that dance to the music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Hourly 6 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31. 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Free. (813) 994-2242.

Wild Wonderland Reindeer, Frosty's Foam Factory, visits with Santa, holiday horse-drawn carriage rides, more. 6 to 9 p.m. Fri. through Tue. and Dec. 26-30. $13 for adults, $11 for kids 3-11, free for children 2 and younger. Watch primates open presents from zoo staff; 1 p.m. Fri. (813) 935-8552. See lowryparkzoo.com for hours and prices.

Holiday events 12/18/08 [Last modified: Thursday, December 18, 2008 12:51pm]

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