International Plaza transforms into the Ice Palace, a 30-foot dome with snow, a light show, snow globes, glistening icicles and footage from BBC Earth's Frozen Planet. Ice Palace entertainment includes roaming snow princess characters, visits with Santa and family photos on an ice throne. The Ic …
The Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park will be filled with hundreds of sail and power boats. This year's event includes a 40,000-square-foot clearspan tent housing marine gear, children's activities, seminars and clinics.
Price: $10 at gate, 15 and younger free.
This Orlando attraction is as close as you'll get to a winter wonderland in Florida. It features two million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures by artists brought in from China and 40 tons of real snow creating a North Pole Carnival attraction with a Frosty the Snowman theme that families can …
Price: $23.99-$29.99, $20.99-$28.99 seniors, $9.99-$16.99 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free.
Cooler weather has arrived and MOSI is slashing its admission price to celebrate. Get half price general admission and viewing of a standard IMAX film after 2 p.m. every Monday through Friday through Dec. 31. Special engagement films, special events, Sky Trail Ropes Course and Zip Line not included.
Stroll through the gardens with laser lights, flora and fauna displays, decorated trees, a seven-foot high gingerbread house with more than 600 lights, 30-foot white swan and a tropical parrot have been added to the array of twinkling lights lining the pathways, with entertainment and a visit fr …
Price: $2, 12 and younger free.
Drive your vehicle through a light and sound show including more than 750 larger-than-life lighted scenes, tunnels and dancing lights. Open at dusk daily through Dec. 29.
Price: $15 Mon.-Thur, $20 Fri.-Sun. per car load.
Drawn from Coward's songs, plays and journals, this revue features 33 songs as well as sketches, anecdotes, writings and musings. Through Dec. 22.
Cast members take months to get ready for one special guest to throw the giant switch on the seasonal display. Features millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music that decorate the New York street scene of Disney's Hollywood Studios. Included with daily general admissi …
Experience an old-fashioned Christmas as you stroll the former 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel, with its Grand Hallway, 14 exhibit rooms and other areas decorated in Victorian splendor, with costumed characters and the "Toys Then and Now" exhibit. Enjoy spiced cider and cookies and listen to caro …
Price: $13, $11 seniors, $7 youths 4-18; Discount Days: $9, $8 seniors, $5 youth 4-18 (Dec. 2-3 and 9-10 only).
The Eckerd College Office of Sustainability will host a Alternative Fuel Expo, featuring all the latest fuel choices available on the market today, including electric, natural gas, and the possibility of fuel from algae. There will be alternative fuel vehicles on display and attendees may test d …
One of the Skatepark of Tampa's signature events, the Tampa Am is the most respected contests in amateur skateboarding, often marking a turning point in a skater's career before they turn pro. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the contest.
Thursday features practices and the "Welcome to Tampa" party.
Price: $5 Thur., $10 Fri.-Sun.
By popular demand from guests, MOSI brings back a classic IMAX film each Thursday for a week through out the winter. Included with museum admission or $8.95-$11.95, $8.95-$10.95 students, $7.95-$9.95 seniors, $6.95-$8.95 children (non-members); $6.75-$9, $6-$8.25 seniors, $5.25-$7.50 children (m …
Fifty-voice chorus Thursday Musicale performs at 2 p.m. the first Thursday of the month from Oct. to April (except January).
Thursday Musicale performs with Ridgewood High School graduate Daniel DeVicente, who made his operatic debut in Naples, Italy as Germond in Verdi's La Traviata.
Price: Free. Donations accepted.
The planetarium's 32-minute holiday show features festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, with a multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. It's all enhanced with thematic animation, special effects and all-dome scenery. Included with museum admi …