Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Tampa | Community Spirit
It's time to celebrate the holidays in Tampa. The official City of Tampa Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 2, at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, located at 600 N. Ashley Drive.
The Tree Lighting festivities begin at 6 p.m. Live musical performances include the high energy sounds of the Late Night Brass and a special performance by singer Belinda Womack.
There will be seasonal foods, costumed characters, and a children's bounce house.
Immediately following the tree lighting (approx 8:15 p.m.) will be a free showing of the holiday movie Elf, starring Will Ferrell.
Tampa's Downtown on Ice will be open until 10 p.m. Skating is $10 for 90 minutes including skates.