Parades, Santa & Ice Skating This Weekend In Tampa

By Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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(Photo credit Barbara Ann Kelley)

(Photo credit Barbara Ann Kelley)

Downtown Tampa Holiday fun kicks off Saturday, December 1st with a parade followed by a full day of Holiday activities including Ice Skating and a visit with Santa.

Tampa’s Downtown Holiday Parade begins at 11am on Saturday, December 1st.  The parade route starts at Pierce and Madison streets, and will travel west on Madison Street to Ashley Drive, before turning north on Ashley Drive and ending at Cass Street.

Best parade viewing area for you and the kids is along Madison Street.

After the parade Santa Fest will begin at 12 noon and run until 5pm at Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

Families can enjoy many holiday activities including: Make-and-take-home crafts, Phone calls to Santa’s Workshop to make toy requests and free photos with Santa.

Plus, enjoy Tampa’s Downtown on Ice skating rink.  $10 for 90 minutes of skating which includes skates. Skating hours at Downtown Tampa on Ice on Saturday are 10am – 10p, For more information on Tampa’s downtown on Ice click HERE.

Tampa’s Santa Fest, Holiday Parade & Ice Skating       
Saturday, December 1, 2012 11am – 5pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
600 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
www.friendsoftamparec.org

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