Winter Village Returns to Tampa
Winter Village returns to Curtis Hixon Park!
November 19th, Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park returns! This year, coming back better than ever, Winter Village will include a local vendor market ice skating rink, train rides, shows, Santa sighting, and Letters with Mrs. Claus! Local businesses are setting up shops around the skating rink and a giant Christmas tree to celebrate the holiday season! This event will take place November 19th - January 2.
Climb aboard for a 10 minute ride through the park on a Choo Choo Train and enjoy the Christmas lights and music throughout Winter Village. This is a free ride but is first come, first serve with no advance reservationsso hurry quick!
Enjoy some Holiday Tales with Bob and Gretchen! You may remember these crazy snowbirds from the Winter Village Express the past two years they’re back to bring you some more holiday fun! These free family shows will be each Sunday starting November 22nd - December 20th. Showtimes are at 3:30pm, 4:30pm, and 5:30pm and last about 20 minutes.
Be sure to stay off the naughty list and stay tuned to the Winter Village on Facebook and Instagram for updates as to when you might be able to catch a glimpse of the man in red for yourself! Don't forget your cameras!
Write and mail your letter to Santa right here at Winter Village! Mrs. Claus will be here to help you write the perfect letter and pose for festive photos. You can also drop your letter off any time but if you choose to write your own, don’t forget to include your address. Mrs. Claus will visit Winter Village November 27 and December 23rd from 4-6pm.
For the safety of all guests, a limited number of visitors will be admitted to the ice rink every 30 minutes and each individual will be given 75 minutes to skate. All skaters must reserve a time in advance by purchasing a timed ticket online which you will then receive a confirmation email with a safety waiver and a receipt. Do not miss these amazing oportunities with your children!