Got something planned for Christmas in Tampa? Regardless, there are several things to do in Tampa this weekend that will keep you looking forward to the holidays. From ugly sweater contests to holiday boat parades, there are several events in Tampa this weekend that are a surefire way to boost excitement levels in December.

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Check out the top things to do this weekend in Tampa if you want to have some holiday fun before Christmas even starts. For more Tampa events and Christmas events in Tampa, 813area is your go-to guide for all the most fun things to do in Tampa Bay.

10 Days of Tournaments at Silks Poker Room

10 Days of Tournaments at Silks Poker Room

on Sunday, 13 Dec, 2020 7:00 PM
at The Silks Poker Room
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626
Attending Interested

From the 13th-22nd, Silks is celebrating the 10 days of Tournaments! Seniors Events, NLH, PLO, and even a $30,000 Tournament! Make your plans today!

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Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

on Thursday, 17 Dec, 2020 4:00 PM
at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Tampa Downtown Partnership is bringing Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park back for the 2020 season with protocols in place for a safe and festive holiday celebration.

Silks $30,000 Guaranteed NLH Tournament

Silks $30,000 Guaranteed NLH Tournament

on Thursday, 17 Dec, 2020 6:00 PM
at The Silks Poker Room
11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626
Attending Interested

At LEAST $30,000 is up for the taking! With five flights from 12/17-12/19 there's a good time for everyone, so make your poker playing plans today!

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Comedy Night at Pete's Place South

Comedy Night at Pete's Place South

on Thursday, 17 Dec, 2020 8:00 PM
at Pete's Place South
4145 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629
Attending Interested

Pete's Place Comedy Night with Tommy Bell and Bill "Bull" Ohse! Thursday, December 17th from 8pm - 10pm. $4 any vodka drinks for Ladies too!

Lights in the Park

Lights in the Park

on Friday, 18 Dec, 2020 6:00 PM
at Hyde Park Village
1602 W Snow Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
Attending Interested

Grab the family, a cup of hot cocoa and stroll the Lights in the Park on Snow Avenue.

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Christmas Light Show - 2020 - Sylvan Ramble Lights

Christmas Light Show - 2020 - Sylvan Ramble Lights

on Friday, 18 Dec, 2020 7:30 PM
at Sylvan Ramble Lights
4412 W Sylvan Ramble St, Tampa, FL 33609
Attending Interested

Join us for the biggest Christmas music light show in Tampa, FL! Witness thousands of lights flashing to popular Christmas songs.

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4th Annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Paw-ty

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Paw-ty

on Saturday, 19 Dec, 2020 2:00 PM
at O'Brien's Irish Pub | Brandon
701 W. Lumsden Rd., Brandon, FL 33511
Attending Interested

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Paw-ty

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at Two Shepherds Taproom!

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at Two Shepherds Taproom!

on Saturday, 19 Dec, 2020 5:00 PM
at Two Shepherds Taproom
Tampa, FL 33609
Attending Interested

'Tis the season for PUGly sweaters!

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade 2020

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade 2020

on Saturday, 19 Dec, 2020 5:30 PM
at Yacht StarShip Dining Cruises
603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Enjoy a festive cruise, reserved table, dinner and excellent water views of the annual Downtown Tampa Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (weather permitting), live DJ entertainment, and dancing on the top deck.

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Bad Santa Christmas Party! | Park & Rec Tampa

Bad Santa Christmas Party! | Park & Rec Tampa

on Saturday, 19 Dec, 2020 8:00 PM
at Park & Rec Tampa
South Meridian Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Christmas Party at Park & Rec Tampa Christmas

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Tampa Bay Yoga Festival

Tampa Bay Yoga Festival

on Sunday, 20 Dec, 2020 10:00 AM
at Water Works Park
1710 N. Highland Ave., Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

The Yoga community will be coming back together to practice yoga with awesome different styles, on a beautiful Sunday in the park, spreading health and wellness.