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Holiday Events

November 2022 - January 2023

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Holiday Activities, Music and More

The City of St. Petersburg is excited to celebrate the holiday season! The annual Holidays in the Sunshine City offers holiday happenings and festive fun for all ages.




Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Tree with lighting and decorations in downtown St. Petersburg.

  • Saturday, November 26
  • 6:30 PM
  • Tree Lighting is in North Straub Park
  • Parade Route is along St. Petersburg's downtown waterfront.

Join us for an evening of fun as we kick off the holiday season with St. Pete's annual Santa Parade and Tree Lighting!


Schedule:

  • - Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy holiday entertainment
  • - At 7 p.m., Mayor Kenneth T. Welch will light up the downtown waterfront.


PARTICIPANTS ARE NEEDED FOR THE SANTA PARADE! Stay tuned for more info.

Santa in the Park

Santa posing for a photo with a child.

Stay tuned for more information!

Snowfest

Tree with lighting and decorations in downtown St. Petersburg.

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Cookies with Santa

Tree with lighting and decorations in downtown St. Petersburg.

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Santa's Calling

Santa waving to the camera.

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Drive-In Holiday Movie

Santa hat in the snow with a movie scene board.

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Holiday Lights & Displays

Tree with lighting and decorations in downtown St. Petersburg.

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About Holidays in the Sunshine City

Holidays in the Sunshine City is a month-long celebration of holidays festivities in the city of St. Petersburg, also known as the Sunshine City.

The Holidays in the Sunshine City is sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department.

For more information, contact the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department at 727-893-7441.



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