Santa Sightings

This page lists places to see Santa in the Tampa, Florida area.
Listings
Apollo Beach Recreation Center Holiday in the Park

Holiday in the Park is an annual community event for all ages. There will be face painting, arts ...

December 16, 2022
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Free
664 Golf & Sea Boulevard, Apollo Beach, FL, 33572
Armature Works Visits with Santa

He’s making a list, checking it twice; he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. Santa Claus is com ...

December 3, 10, 17, 2021
Hours: December 3 5pm-9pm, December 10, 17, 2022 1pm-4pm
Free
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33602
Avalon Park Wesley Chapel Avalon Aglow

Join us for a magical night of fireworks, pictures with Santa, real snow, music, dancing, food, and ...

December 11, 2021
Hours: 5pm-8pm
Free
5060 River Glen Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL, 33545
Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland

Santa's Wonderland opens for activities and photos! No reservations are needed for the carousel, but ...

November 5 - December 24, 2022
Hours: 10am-5pm
Free
10501 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL, 33619
Chick-fil-A Waters Ave. Holiday Lights

It’s that time of year! Come see our Christmas lights at Chick-fil-A Waters Avenue and visit Santa o ...

November 18-December 31, 2022 Monday-Saturday
Hours: 6pm-10pm
Free
6299 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL, 33634
Christmas Lane at Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds

Over 2000 volunteer hours have prepared the winter wonderland full of the magic of Christmas at ever ...

November 25-December 24, 2022 Thursday-Sunday
Hours: 6pm-10pm
$8/Ages 13+, $5/Ages 4-12, Free/Ages 3 and Under
2508 W. Oak Ave, Plant City, FL, 33563
Citrus Park Town Center Santa

Share your Christmas wish list and have your picture taken with Santa by our joyful Christmas elves. ...

November 25-December 24, 2022
Hours: See website for hours
See website for prices
8021 Citrus Park Town Center Mall, Tampa, FL, 33625
Color Me Mine Paint With Santa

Be festive with Santa. Paint, Take Pictures, & Enjoy Refreshments! Santa will read T'was The Night B ...

December 4, 11, 2022
Hours: 10am-12pm
$50
1609 W. Snow Circle, Tampa, FL, 33606
Curtis Hixon Park Winter Village

Celebrate the holiday season in Tampa's Downtown at Winter Village, presented by the Tampa Bay Light ...

November 18, 2022-January 4, 2023
Hours: See website/Facebook page
Winter Village is free to attend. Additional cost for s...
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602
Dancing for a Difference Meet Santa

Join as at the studio for professional photos with Santa! Drop in for Santa, caroling, & more! There ...

December 17, 2022
Hours: 2pm-3pm
$15/child, $5/additional children
1076 E Brandon Blvd. #101, Brandon, FL, 33511
Enchant Christmas at Tropicana Field

The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Village Escape To Our Illuminated Winter Wonderland Exp ...

November 25, 2022-January 1, 2023
See website for prices
1 Tropicana Dr,, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33705
Florida Aquarium Photos with Santa

Get in the holiday spirit with the jolliest fellow around! Santa will be spreading holiday cheer and ...

November 25-December 18, 2022
Hours: 11/25 3-5pm , 11/26-12/18 11am-3pm
See website for prices
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602
Humane Society of Tampa Bay Photos with Santa

Join us for our annual Photos with Santa, where your 2 and 4-legged family members can take their ph ...

December 10, 2022
Hours: 10am-2pm
$10 donation
3607 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, FL, 33607
International Plaza Santa's Flight Academy

Santa’s Flight Academy provides an innovative holiday photo experience while delivering the magic an ...

November 10-December 24, 2022
Hours: See website for hours
See website for prices
2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33607
International Plaza Tampa Bay Lightning Santa Photo Opportunity

Photos with Santa and ThunderBug! Calling all Tampa Bay Lightning Fans! Have your picture taken ...

December 15, 2022
Hours: 5pm-7pm
See website for prices
2223 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33607
Lake Wimauma Convention Center Christmas in Wimauma

Enjoy FREE Hot Chocolate, Christmas Cookies, Live Music, Train Rides, And More Every Friday in Decem ...

November 25-December 24, 2022
Hours: See website for hours
Free
5408 State Road 674 ,, Wimauma, FL, 33598
Mini and Me New Tampa Party with Santa

Santa will be joining us as we celebrate the Christmas holiday! We will have crafts, sensory, and mu ...

December 9, 2022
Hours: 11:30am-3pm
$34
16402 Tampa Palms Blvd W., Tampa, FL, 33647
Playtime Apollo Beach Cookies and Crafts with Santa

Family event for ages 0-5 & their caregivers. Activities include play, visit with Santa(take your ow ...

December 10, 2022
Hours: 12pm-2pm, 2:30pm-4:30pm
$40/child, $30/sibling
6124 N. US Hwy. 41, Apollo Beach, FL, 33572
Playtime Apollo Beach Pancakes with Santa

Family event for ages 0-5 & their caregivers. Activities include play, pancake breakfast & visit wit ...

December 18, 2022
Hours: 10am-12pm
$40/child, $30/sibling
6124 N. US Hwy. 41, Apollo Beach, FL, 33572
Playtime Apollo Beach Santa Home Visits

Santa is making home visits! Each visit is 10 minutes long and you may take your own photos. Space ...

$65
Playtime Apollo Beach Santa's Workshop Camp

Drop off event for ages 2-9. Santa is coming to Playtime for a special workshop! Each child will mee ...

December 2, 11, 2022
Hours: 4:30pm-7:30pm, 10am-1pm
$60/child, $50/sibling
6124 N. US Hwy. 41, Apollo Beach, FL, 33572
R.E. Olds Park Breakfast with Santa

Visit with Santa while enjoying some breakfast. There will be several seatings available. Price incl ...

December 10, 2022
Hours: 9am-10:30am
$10/rec card, $15/no rec card
107 Shore Dr W, Oldsmar, FL, 34677
Raprager Family Farms 12 Days of Christmas (Festival)

Join us for our ongoing celebration of the holidays. The 12 Days of Christmas will offer a different ...

November 25-December 23, 2022 (Friday-Sundays)
Hours: 3pm-9pm Friday and Saturday, 3pm-7pm Sunday
$14.95/Ages 3 +, Free/2 & under
16907 Boy Scout Road, Odessa, FL, 33556
Ruskin Women's Club Breakfast with Santa

Raffles and Prizes Arts and Crafts Pics with Santa Petting Zoo Buffet Breakfast

December 10, 2022
Hours: 9:30am-12:30pm
$20/Adults, $10/Children
503 S US Hwy 41, Ruskin, FL, 33570
Scars Farm Christmas Festival and Breakfast with Santa

Scars Farm is ready to celebrate one of the most magical days of the year! Breakfast with Santa ( ...

December 17, 2022
Hours: 8am-5pm
$25/Breakfast with Santa, $15/Festival
777 Alturas Rd N,, Bartow, FL, 33830
Shops at Wiregrass Santa Visits and Photos

SMILE! SCHEDULE YOUR FAMILY PHOTOS WITH SANTA THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE SHOPS AT WIREGRASS. The ...

November 12-December 24, 2022
Hours: See website
See website
28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL, 33543
Westfield Brandon Holiday PJ Photo Day with Santa

In support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Westfield Brandon guests are encouraged to dres ...

November 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, 2022
Hours: 11am-7pm
See website for prices
459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, FL, 33511
Westfield Brandon Tampa Bay Lightning Santa Photo Opportunity

Photos with Santa and ThunderBug! Calling all Tampa Bay Lightning Fans! Have your picture taken ...

December 11, 2022
Hours: 2pm-4pm
459 Brandon Town Center Drive, Brandon, FL, 33511
Westfield Brandon Ugly Sweater Day Photos with Santa

You’re invited to dress in your ugliest holiday sweater or other festive attire to capture a memorab ...

December 1, 8, 15, 2022
Hours: 11am-9pm
See website for prices
459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, FL, 33511
Westfield Brandon Visits wtith Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa arrives at Westfield Brandon to officially kick off the holiday season! He’ll be m ...

November 17-December 24, 2022
Hours: See website for hours
See website for prices
459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, FL, 33511
WestShore Plaza Santa Photos

VISITS AND PHOTOS WITH SANTA! Holiday's are Merry and Bright and full of cheer at WestShore Plaza ...

November 23-December 24, 2022 Monday-Saturday
Hours: 11am-7pm
Visits Free, Photos prices vary.
250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL, 33609
Yacht StarShip Cruises Santa Brunch Cruises

You’re invited aboard Santa’s Brunch Cruises! Although his work is never done, even Santa needs a br ...

December 11, 18, 2022
Hours: 12pm-2:30pm
$59.95/Ages 13+, $44.95/Ages 2-12 plus $2 marine fee, t...
603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL, 33602
ZooTampa Breakfast with Santa

Have a jolly good time with Santa, his friends Pippsy Penguin and Sam the Snowman from the North Pol ...

December 10, 2022
Hours: 8:30am-10am
$55/Adults, $45/Youth, Free/2 and Under
1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL, 33604