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Posted December 19, 2016 | 11:20 AM

Celebrate the Holidays with Hillsborough County

Tis' the Season for holiday fun. Don't miss these County events

27th Annual Holiday in the Park
December 9 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Apollo Beach Park and Recreation Center, 664 Golf & Sea Boulevard in Apollo Beach

  • Skate Board Contest
  • Four age categories: 8 and under, 9-12, 13-15, 16 and up
  • Registration at 6 p.m.
  • Waivers must be up to date
  • Santa Claus Comes to Town at 7:30 p.m.
  • Gifts to every child under 10 years old
  • Free Food
  • Entertainment
  • Fun
  • Remember to bring your own lawn chairs.

Eat at Joe's Holiday Edition
Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Joe Chillura Courthouse Square, corner of Pierce Street and Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa 

  • Holiday music
  • Toys for Tots collection
  • Adoptable pets and adoption gift certificates from our Pet Resource CEnter
  • A visit form Mr. & Mrs. Claus will arrive by firetruck at noon

Holiday Movie in the Park
December 16 at 7 p.m.
Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Dr. in Tampa

  • This event is Free 
  • Take a family-friendly break from the hectic holiday pace. Stop by for some holiday humor with a free showing of "Elf" on the big screen.
  • S'mores, hot cocoa, and popcorn available for purchase

Keystone Holiday Car Show and Toy Drive
December 17 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Keystone Recreation Center 17928 Gunn Hwy. in Odessa

  • Special appearance by Santa Clause between 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Family Fun Zone with bounce house, arts & crafts, and an obstacle course
  • Holiday music
  • Free popcorn and snow cones
  • Food vendors
  • Toy Drive
  • In addition to all the fun, you can help spread the joy by bringing an unwrapped toy to benefit Joshua House.