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  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Handle With Care

    Ayelet, an Israeli girl who speaks only Hebrew, is dragged by her bubbie on a road trip to America. With a botched DHL delivery of a coffin, an unexpected blizzard on Christmas Eve and an ill-equipped translator, the heart-warming comedy is the perfect Jewish Christmas story. Through Dec. 21.

    Price:$30, $15 students/seniors; $15 preview performance.

    Stageworks Theatre: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

  • Santa Visits the Aquarium

    Bring the kids to the Aquarium for a visit with Santa (10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). You can also see scuba-diving elves during the daily dive shows in the Coral Reef Gallery. Included with admission, extra charge for photos with Santa.

    Price: $23.95, $20.95 for seniors 60+, $18.95 for kids 3-12. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them online at the aquarium's site.

    Florida Aquarium: 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

  • Tampa Boat Parade Viewing Party

    Climb aboard the World War II merchant steamship for a great view of Tampa's boat parade with holiday music and refreshments.

    Price:$12, $10 seniors/military, $7 ages 4-12.

    SS American Victory: 705 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

  • Holiday FantaSea

    At this party between Christmas and New Year's, the aquarium will have extended hours until 6:30 p.m., light shows and a snow play area for children that opens at noon. Included with daily admission.

    Price: $23.95, $20.95 for seniors 60+, $18.95 for kids 3-12. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them online at the aquarium's site.

    Florida Aquarium: 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

  • The Scott & Patti Show: Home for the Holidays

    In a special holiday show, Matthew McGee and Scott Daniel bring glitz and glamor with an outrageous "mother and son" act with glittering costumes,  special guests and songs like The First Noel, Joy to the World and O Holy Night.

    Price:$20.

    Stageworks Theatre: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

Restaurants:

  • Splitsville


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Date night, Indoor play zone, Kid-friendly, Live music, Pool tables, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive, Suite 123, Tampa, 33602

    Channelside's Splitsville is a 27,000-square-foot is a club that happens to have a few bowling lanes, 12 to be precise. Splitsville is all upscale razzle-dazzle, with great food and drinks…

  • Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive # 116, Tampa, 33602

  • Yacht StarShip


    Cuisine: American upscale

    Channelside: 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

    This 150-passenger luxury yacht offers dining cruises from Tampa and from Clearwater Beach. It's available for public excursions or can be chartered for private functions.…

  • Channelside: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    Sea Dog Cantina was inspired by a San Diego classic. They bring West Coast favorites to the dog-friendly neighborhood of Tampa. Sea Dog Cantina offers a balance of feisty flavors, healthy…

  • Cena


    Cuisine: Italian
    Features: Outdoor seating

    Channelside: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    The Grand Central in Tampa's vital Channel District has been up and running for a while. There's the Pour House and City Dog Cantina on one side of a central courtyard, and Stageworks…

Bars:

  • Splitsville


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Date night, Indoor play zone, Kid-friendly, Live music, Pool tables, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive, Suite 123, Tampa, 33602

    Channelside's Splitsville is a 27,000-square-foot is a club that happens to have a few bowling lanes, 12 to be precise. Splitsville is all upscale razzle-dazzle, with great food and drinks…

  • Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive # 116, Tampa, 33602

  • Pour House at Grand Central


    Features: Big-screen TVs, Import specialist, Pool tables

    Channelside: 1208 E Kennedy Blvd., Suite 112, Tampa, 33602

    With concrete floors, exposed ductwork and high ceilings, this Channelside District beer and wine emporium seems tailor-made for urban hipsters in search of off-the-radar libations. It…

  • Channelside: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    Sea Dog Cantina was inspired by a San Diego classic. They bring West Coast favorites to the dog-friendly neighborhood of Tampa. Sea Dog Cantina offers a balance of feisty flavors, healthy…

  • Cena


    Cuisine: Italian
    Features: Outdoor seating

    Channelside: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    The Grand Central in Tampa's vital Channel District has been up and running for a while. There's the Pour House and City Dog Cantina on one side of a central courtyard, and Stageworks…

Attractions:

  • Splitsville


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Date night, Indoor play zone, Kid-friendly, Live music, Pool tables, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive, Suite 123, Tampa, 33602

    Channelside's Splitsville is a 27,000-square-foot is a club that happens to have a few bowling lanes, 12 to be precise. Splitsville is all upscale razzle-dazzle, with great food and drinks…

  • Channelside Cinemas 10 (closed)


    Features: Date night, Stadium seating

    Channelside: 615 Channelside Drive, Suite 123, Tampa, 33602

    Channelside closed without notice on Sept. 25, 2012.Read about the closing here.Screens: 10, all digital. Three 3D digital screens, including one 70-foot screen (formerly the IMAX).You won't…

  • Channelside: 601 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

    Adults: $12.00, Seniors: $11.00, Children: $10.00…

  • Channelside: 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    Stageworks prides itself not only on providing quality performances to the community but also on being Tampa Bay's oldest professional theatre company. Founded by Carnegie-Mellon and…

  • Channelside: 705 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

    This 1940s-era merchant cargo carrier served during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. It's now being restored as a mariners' memorial, and your donations go to help that cause.…