Scroll down for ideas during the holidays around St Pete and nearby areas. For easier filtering of recommendations, simply visit my LovingStPete blog. No matter the holiday, St Pete has something to offer. While our family celebrates some holidays, there are others we do not. Either way we would love to hear and visit celebrations around St Pete and post about them for those who do celebrate that particular holiday. Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, New Years and more.

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Zoo Tampa Christmas in the Wild


Zoo Tampa Christmas in the Wild If you’re looking for something a bit different, ZooTampa at Lowry Park has “Christmas in the Wild” going on until December 30th. I just confirmed they have ticket availability between Dec 26th-30th. Cost is $29.95, though if you’re a member of the zoo, it’s free. So whether you attend [...]

Zoo Tampa Christmas in the Wild2022-05-15T20:24:06-04:00

North Pole Express in Parrish Florida


North Pole Express in Parrish Florida North Pole Express (1 of 2). You may recall our video/post about the ‘Train Robbery Experience’ back in January. Well, the same Florida Railroad Museum also offers a ‘North Pole Express’ experience. We can now confirm first-hand, it’s great! Note this is in Parrish, about 45 minutes away from [...]

North Pole Express in Parrish Florida2022-05-13T21:47:31-04:00

HarvestMoon Fun Farm – Fall Festival


HarvestMoon Fun Farm - Fall Festival Sixteen tickets to the HarvestMoon Fun Farm are up for grabs! Two followers on Instagram and two on Facebook will each win four tickets. To enter, simply comment w/ the HarvestMoon activity your kids (or you) look forward to the most. Colt would love if you tag someone you’ll [...]

HarvestMoon Fun Farm – Fall Festival2022-05-13T17:07:02-04:00

Happy Independence Day – St Pete Style


Happy Independence Day, Tampa Bay Area Family! Happy Independence Day to my fellow Tampa Bay Area Family! While an eye may be on the tropics (stay away storm!), I hope everyone finds something to do today that they enjoy! Maybe even a park or activity from our list (ie Threshers ballpark has a huge fireworks [...]

Happy Independence Day – St Pete Style2022-05-09T23:36:36-04:00

Memorial Day – Remembering the sacrifices


Memorial Day - Remembering Those Who Sacrificed It All Memorial Day, when we remember the men and women who sacrificed it all while serving our country. My mom and dad have had an American flag on our front porch in South Florida for as long as I can remember. Especially as a former Navy pilot, [...]

Memorial Day – Remembering the sacrifices2022-05-08T08:23:10-04:00

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Happy holidays from our family to yours! What started recently as a way to support local Pinellas businesses and highlight our beautiful area, ‘Loving St Pete’ has turned into a fun family adventure. What are some of your favorite spots that we should visit and create a write-up on? We’re [...]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays2022-04-27T15:10:06-04:00

Lights of Lake Park Estates


Lights of Lake Park Estates in Largo Heads up on an activity to partake in between now and December 31st, The Lights of Lake Park Estates! We’ll be visiting tomorrow night, though based on several other accounts, this light tour makes for a great excursion! Plus the story behind the event is very special. Per [...]

Lights of Lake Park Estates2022-05-15T20:44:19-04:00

Magic Kingdom Christmas Decorations


Magic Kingdom Decorations and Festivities - Day Trip For those who enjoy Disney, the holiday decorations at Magic Kingdom come to life this time of year after dark. For instance the castle changes color schemes every 15 minutes. It also seemed like some type of holiday parade passed us by every 15 minutes or so [...]

Magic Kingdom Christmas Decorations2022-04-27T14:48:52-04:00

Pier 60 Clearwater – 12 Days of Christmas


Pier 60 Clearwater Beach - Twelve Days of Christmas Clearwater Beach’s “12 Days of Christmas” is on deck! Starting this Saturday with the tree lighting at 6:30pm. In addition to the tree lighting, Mrs Claus will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and the Christmas Story movie will play afterwards at 7:15pm! All at Pier [...]

Pier 60 Clearwater – 12 Days of Christmas2022-04-27T21:49:32-04:00

Gallagher’s Christmas Tree Farm


Gallagher's Christmas Tree Farm Gallagher’s on 4th Street North has transformed into a Christmas tree farm! We're talking hot chocolate (the past few days have been worthy), holiday treats and photo ops. Of course there's also hundreds of trees to choose from as well. Oh and bubble snow! Every 15 minutes or so a machine [...]

Gallagher’s Christmas Tree Farm2022-04-27T21:50:05-04:00
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