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Holiday Spectacular

Friends of the Riverwalk invites you to enjoy our Holiday Spectacular presented by Mosaic.  Enjoy the festive holiday lights along the Riverwalk and in the river as you stroll along the Riverwalk.  This year’s event will take place in downtown Tampa along the Riverwalk from November 29, 2021 through January 2, 2022.  A special tree lighting ceremony will take place on November 29th at 6 PM near the Convention center docks to kick off the Holiday Spectacular.  

Official Tree Lighting Cruise 

Monday, November 29. 2021 - Join your pirate friends and kick off the holiday season with a cruise aboard the Lost Pearl for the official Holiday Harbour Tree Lighting! We’ll cruise around downtown Tampa and witness Tampa Mayor Jane Castor as she symbolically “flips the switch” on this year’s floating 35-foot tall Christmas Tree!

Displays include:
  • 35′ TALL LED LIGHTED CHRISTMAS TREE THAT FLOATS IN THE HARBOR
  • HOLIDAY SELFIE STATION AT THE PIRATE WATER TAXI TICKET BOOTH
  • LIGHTED GARLAND AND RED BOWS ON THE RIVERWALK LIGHT POLES
  • FESTIVELY DECORATED GAZEBO IN WATER WORKS PARK
  • GRAND OAKS IN WATER WORKS PARK AGLOW WITH THOUSANDS OF TWINKLING LIGHTS
  • A GINGERBREAD LIGHTED DISPLAY FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK
  • A TOY TRAIN LIGHTED DISPLAYS FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK
  • TEDDY ON A TOY HORSE LIGHTED DISPLAY FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK
  • 22' PIRATE SHIP LIGHTED DISPLAY FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK
  • 21' PIRATE SWORD FIGHT LIGHTED DISPLAY FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK
  • PIRATE WITH A SPYGLASS AND TREASURE CHEST LIGHTED DISPLAYS FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK 
  • LIGHTED PINE TREE FOREST FLOATING IN THE RIVER BY WATER WORKS PARK

The hotels, restaurants, and bars along the Riverwalk will also have lighted displays making the Tampa Riverwalk a wonderful place to take the family and experience the holiday season.

TAMPA RIVERWALK HOLIDAY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • ARMATURE WORKS EVENTS
  • HOLIDAY ISLAND AT THE SAIL PAVILION
  • HOLIDAY LIGHTED BOAT PARADE
  • LOST PEARL PRESENTS A PIRATE’S CHRISTMAS
  • NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS
  • PIRATE WATER TAXI RIVER OF LIGHTS CRUISES
  • SPARKMAN WHARF EVENTS
  • TECO STREETCAR RIDES
  • WINTER VILLAGE AT CURTIS HIXON PARK
  • YACHT STARSHIP HOLIDAY CRUISES

sponsorships for the riverwalk holiday spectacular 2021 are available

Please contact info@thetampariverwalk.com for sponsorship information!


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