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What’s happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | December 14-16

Posted: 11:00 AM, Dec 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-13 16:20:22Z
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TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (December 14-16), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, December 14

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

When: November 16 - January 5
Where: Curtis Hixon Park at 600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa
Cost: Free
Info: Come celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Tampa at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park! Located along the Tampa Riverwalk, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed with the sights, sounds and activities of the holidays for children and adults of all ages. Go ice skating, shop at a Christmas market or watch a holiday movie on the lawn.

Drive-In Movie Night: The Santa Clause

When: 5 p.m.
Where: Highlander Park at 903 Michigan Boulevard, Dunedin
Cost: $10 per car
Info: Enjoy a holiday movie this Friday night at the drive-in! Highlander Park will be screening The Santa Claus on a large outdoor screen. Tune in to your car radio to listen to the movie. The park opens at 5 and the movie begins at dark.

for KING & COUNTRY Christmas with Zach Williams

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: $25.50
Info: Two-time Grammy Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will hit the road in December with their Christmas tour extravaganza Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour. The nationwide trek will arrive at Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Friday, December 14. The show kicks off at 7 p.m. Joining the duo on tour is special guest Zach Williams.

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Saturday, December 15

Florida Brass Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps Holiday Concert

When: 4 p.m.
Where: Coachman Park at 301 Drew Street, Clearwater
Cost: Free
Info: Enjoy a FREE concert in the park this season by the Florida Brass Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps. They will be performing your holiday favorites and more as the sun sets along the glowing waterfront. Stop in Downtown for dinner afterward and enjoy a savory dish from the long list of delicious restaurants.

River of Lights

When: 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Pirate Water Taxi at 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa
Cost: $18 Child | $28 Adult
Info: Cruise Downtown Tampa and enjoy the beautiful sights of the holiday season. Pass beneath the lighted bridges to enter the Hillsborough River for a one-of-a-kind tour. Enjoy a whimsical narration on the first half of the cruise and then join in with Christmas Carolers on the second half, while sipping on hot chocolate and eating a delicious holiday cookie in hand. There is no better way to experience the holidays in Tampa!

93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: $41
Info: Get ready to jam! The 93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball will feature Shawn Mendes, Marshmello, Khalid, NF, Bebe Rexha, Bazzi and Sabrina Carpenter. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at Amalie Arena.

Sunday, December 16

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

When: 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: $31.25
Info: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2018 will be returning to Tampa! TSO's annual November-December multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group's status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition. This year's twentieth anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO's unforgettable "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve," featuring founder/composer/lyricist Paul O'Neill's timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysterious abandoned theater.

It’s a Wonderful Life at the Tampa Theatre

When: 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at
Cost: $10
Info: Watch the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life at the historic Tampa Theatre! The film will screen at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10.

Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Yuengling Center at 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa
Cost: $25
Info: Cirque Musica Holiday’s Wonderland is an all-new concert experience featuring the cast of Cirque Musica, together with your favorite holiday songs performed by a live symphony orchestra. Cirque Musica Holiday will bring audiences on a journey into a world of "Wonderland" with unforgettable visuals and amazing acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer. This is the perfect opportunity for the entire family to experience great holiday music, LIVE, while enjoying spectacular costumes, production, and an edge of your seat circus experience.
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