Activities & Events

There's always something to do at Winter Beach and at the St. Pete Pier.
From Ice Skating, to Santa sightings, to an arcade, or a free holiday concert; make sure to check out all the event & activity schedule below and attend them all.

(Dates & times subject to change without notice) 


Themed Ice Skating Days

Grand Opening Skate

Be one of the first to skate and join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony 

November 20th, 2021

3pm to 11pm

Tik Tok Tuesdays

Skate & Dance to Tik Tok's most viral hits

Tuesday, November 30th

Tuesday, December 7th 

Tuesday, December 14th

Tuesday, January 4th

90's Nights

Skate to your favorite 90's hits

December 1st

December 8th

Britney Night

Skate to Britney's greatest hits

December 15th

Skate w/ Mayor Kriseman

December 18th 


Glow Skate

Wear your favorite glow items and skate in glow colors.   Receive free glow products while supplies last

Wednesday January 5th 


Tampa Bay Lightning Day

Meet Thunder Bug and the Tampa Bay Lightning Street Team giving away Lightning Swag.  Be sure to wear your Lightning gear to skate! 

Saturday, January 8th

12pm to 2pm

Pride Night

Date TBD

Country Night

Skate to your favorite country music hits.  Wear your jeans and cowboy hats.  First 100 skaters will receive a free bandana

Thursday January 6th


Tampa Bay Rays Day

Meet Thunder Bug and the Tampa Bay Lightning Street Team giving away Lightning Swag.  Be sure to wear your Lightning gear to skate! 

Sunday, January 9th

12pm to 2pm

Santa Hat Skate

First 100 Skaters will receive a Santa hat

Monday, December 13th


NYE Midnight Skate

Ring in the new year on the ice and enjoy a fireworks show at midnight

December 31st, 2021 

Princess Skate

Everyone's favorite Ice Queen Elsa will be in attendance!  Dress like your favorite princess and receive a free tiara for the first 100 kids in princess attire

Monday January 17th, 11am

Note: This was rescheduled from January 16th, 11am



Meet Santa 

Meet and take photos with Santa
at North Straub Park

December 4 & 5 
December 10 to 12 
December 17 to 23 

6pm to 9pm

Meet Santa's Elf 

Meet and take photos with Santa's elf! 
Date TBD 
Time TBD 

Write to Santa

Tell Santa what you want and drop it off in the Winter Beach North Pole Mailbox! 

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Snow Days & Other Fun

Snow Days

Let it snow on select nights at the Winter Beach Holiday Market.

Date TBD 
Time TBD 


Test your skills and win awesome prizes in our Winter Beach Arcade

Available Daily during Operating Hours

Christmas Tree

Enjoy the sights and take photo with the official St. Pete Pier Christmas Tree

Available Daily during Operating Hours.  Note: Tree will not be lit up until after official lighting ceremony below.

Photo Booth

Strike a pose at the Winter Beach photo booth then share your photos or boomerang on the gram! 

Available Daily during Operating Hours

City of St. Petersburg's Tree Lighting

This holiday tradition promises to be a delightful evening for everyone.  Join Mayor Rick Kriseman at North Straub Park where he will light up the City's Christmas Tree.  St. Pete Pier's tree will also be lit up for the first time during the event

Saturday, November 27th, 2021


Holiday Music

United Concert

Holiday concert under the Bending Arc at Family Park presented by Our Savior Lutheran Church & School

Family Park on the St. Pete Pier 

December 10th, 2021
6pm to 8pm


Christmas Eve Concert

Enjoy a Christmas eve concert, featuring TBD presented by Cavalry Church.

Family Park on the St. Pete Pier 

December 24th, 2021 
6:00pm to 7:30pm 


Holiday Carolers

Enjoy holiday cheers on select nights during Winter Beach featuring local carolers and musicians

Oak Grove Middle School Band 

Thursday, December 2nd, 11:45am



Holiday Movies

Enjoy showings of classic and not so classic holiday movies during select nights. 
All titles and dates/times subject to change.

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Elfette Saves Christmas

Thursday, December 2nd

Elfette has to save the day when Santa Claus is kidnapped by the mafia, who try to take over Christmas. Locally filmed in Pinellas County.


The Grinch

Thursday, December 9th

The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbours in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. 


Jingle All The Way

December 15th


A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

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I'll Be Home For Christmas

December 22nd


Jonathan Taylor Thomas stars as a conniving college student who races cross-country to be home for Christmas dinner after his dad promises him a Porsche if he does.