December can be deceiving when you’re in Treasure Island. The calendar has you singing “White Christmas,” and our weather reminds you why the song was written in the first place. You may not be thinking about sunbathing, but you’ll likely be delighted by the sun’s warmth.

Our local scene makes up for the lack of wintry weather by putting on some fantastic seasonal events. Here are a few events that we’re really looking forward to.


Happy Hollydaze Holly Fest – Holiday Shopping Bazaar – December 3 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Hosted by the Treasure Islettes, this annual fundraiser and luncheon are as jolly as its name suggests. Your $25 admission gets you access to wonderful Christmas crafts, bakery items, and baskets. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction, with lunch provided by Chicken Salad Chick.


Debbie Gibson’s Winterlicious – December 15 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

You won’t want to miss Debbie Gibson’s Bilheimer Capitol Theatre debut! Enjoy the entertainment industry legend’s holiday show, featuring classic Christmas songs alongside her own hits. The Broadway Star always puts on a good show, and we’re confident this afternoon will be no exception. (Tickets range from $35 to $75.)


Merry Beach Market & Holiday Festival – December 10 – 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Nothing says “Season’s Greetings” like a beachfront Christmas festival, right? Okay, put aside those visions of snowflakes and cozy firesides for an afternoon. You won’t regret it. With more than 100 vendors and live entertainment on display – not to mention the Madeira Beach boat parade, visits with Santa, and the lighting of the Madeira Beach Christmas Tree – there’s something for everyone in your group.


The Florida Orchestra: Holiday Pops – December 10 – 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm

There’s a reason that this concert is The Florida Orchestra’s most popular performance every year. Who can resist these orchestral renditions of everyone’s favorite holiday songs? Prepare to be entertained and moved into the Christmas Spirit at the Mahaffey Theater for this lively, family-friendly experience.


Kenny Loggins at the Movies – December 13 & 15 – 8:00 pm

The beloved Kenny Loggins is back at Ruth Eckerd Hall for two pre-Christmas performances. Come out for this journey through the award-winning catalogue. Tickets range from $40 to $135, and there are also $175 Pre-Show Party Packages available. However you choose to attend, you’re sure to make some memories on this delightful evening.


Stay at Treasure Bay Resort and Marina this December

We know that the song talks about being home for the holidays, but ask yourself: isn’t it time you had a break from all that seasonal stress?

Come to Florida this December and stay at Treasure Bay Resort and Marina. You’ll find us very merry indeed, and you might come to love warm Decembers as much as we do. We’ve over 80 rooms to choose from, along with private balconies and scenic terraces for your relaxation.

Book your stay online now or give us a call. We’d love to help you make some memorable Christmas memories this holiday season.