Everyone is admitted to MOSI's exhibit galleries including The Amazing You exhibit, Kids In Charge! and more than 450 interactive exhibits for just $5. Zip line and Ropes Course not included, but can be purchased separately.
This month, skip the lines and meet Santa in his workshop deep within the Idea Zone. Join him in making gifts or watch as he hold on tight in the Sky Trail Ropes Course.
Pets and their owners are invited to participate in games and contests. There will be food for both pets and people, entertainment, holiday shopping and pet adoptions with various local rescue groups. Hosted by the Humane Society of the Nature Coast.
Price: Free admission.
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.
The day starts with the annual Santa Parade beginning at Central Avenue and Fifth Street. After the parade, 65 tons of snow are blown into St. Petersburg's North Straub Park, bringing family snow activities including "glice"-skating, toboggan rides, make-and-take crafts, climbing wall, …
Price: $5 wristband.
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.
A full spectrum of craft/art media by 100 hand selected crafters will be on display and for sale including folk art, pottery, handmade clothing, painted wood, personalized gift items, quilts and hair accessories.
The waterfront park is transformed into a winter wonderland for the holiday party. The Rough Riders parade steps off at 11 a.m at Morgan Street and Madison Street, travel west to Ashley Drive and turn north to Cass Street. The party continues at the park with crafts, a Christmas market and photo …
Price: Free, $5 to ice skate.
The annual 97X Next Big Thing returns to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, but this year it will take place on two stages, meaning continuous music throughout the day. Permitted items include blankets and one unopened water bottle; no-nos include lawn chairs, umbrellas and food. Lineup includesThirt …
Price: $65 before November 29; $80 day of show.
Drawn from Coward's songs, plays and journals, this revue features 33 songs as well as sketches, anecdotes, writings and musings. Through Dec. 22.
Santa arrives by firetruck for Tierra Verde's tree lighting celebration with a petting zoo, face painting, pet costume contest, music, games and food. Please bring an unwrapped toy for the Lealman Fire Depatement to donate to needy children.
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.
Winter Wonderland is a complete Christmas village with tens of thousands of sparkling lights, 100 trees, live entertainment, visits with Santa, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus, pony rides, train rides, a petting zoo, a bounce house, slide and a hot chocolate shop. Benefits Nourish to Flourish.
Price: Free admission, fee for some activities (donations appreciated).
The park is transformed into a nighttime holiday wonderland with 80 miles of lights, real snow to play in, special food and treats, a life-sized nativity in topiary, Santa's house, train ride and special musical performances.
Price: $40, $25 pass holders, $10 children (single admission); $89, $29 children (unlimited admissions).
Kids get that wish list ready. Santa and his sleigh will be appearing on select nights in St. Petersburg for visits with area children. Come early and stick around for "glice" skating on a simulated ice rink.
Price: Free; $5 skating.
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.