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Where to Find Santa Around Tampa Bay and St Petersburg

2020 Santa Photo Opportunities and Visits Near New Port Richey 

What better way is there to remember the holiday season than with a photo with Santa? The Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg areas are along Santa’s path up to the North Pole for Christmas Eve, meaning he’s making plenty of pit stops around here on his way. This guide to 2020 Santa photo opportunities and visits near New Port Richey will give you spots to find Santa around Tampa Bay this December.  

See where Santa is stopping next below! 

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Busch Gardens Christmas Town 

When: Now – January 3 | Time Varies by Day 
Where: Busch Gardens | 10165 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 
Cost: Christmas Town is Included with General Park Admission 

Santa Claus is making his way to Busch Gardens this year to visit with the kids of Tampa Bay. After stopping by to meet Santa you can say hello to Rudolph, Clarice, and Santa’s elves. Photo opportunities are available throughout Christmas Town with a variety of holiday icons.  

Sundays with Santa at ZooTampa

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When: Now – December 30 | Sundays – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.  
Where: ZooTampa | 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604 
Cost: General Zoo Admission – $42.95/adult and $32.95/child 

Come by ZooTampa on a Sunday this month to enjoy the added fun of Sundays with Santa. Guests can take photos with Safari Santa for a memory to bring home. Sundays with Santa are included with a general zoo admission ticket.  

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro

When: Now – December 24 | Varies by Time Slot 
Where: Bass Pro Shops Tampa | 10501 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619 
Cost: Free 

Enjoy the magic of Christmas this year with a free photo with Santa at Bass Pro. Families can receive a free 4×6 photo along with a free shareable video of the visit. Social distancing guidelines and safety measures are in place to keep visitors and Santa safe throughout each visit. Visiting reservations can be made online up to seven days in advance.  

Santa Photo Experience 

When: Now – December 24 | 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Where: Tyrone Square | 6901 22nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 
Cost: Price Dependent on Photo Package 

Santa is making his rounds at Tyrone Square this month to offer photos with every St. Petersburg child. Santa will be at the mall daily now through Christmas Eve before he heads back up to the North Pole. Reservations to meet with Santa are strongly encouraged and social distancing guidelines will be in place to keep Santa’s workers, Santa, and guests safe throughout each visit.  

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