Christmas Holidays at Largo Central Park in Largo, Florida
Published on 12/22/22: Seven story Ferris wheel, carousel, two million lights, hot chocolate, photo opps, and s’mores! Is this up anyone’s alley? Who’s already visited the 70-acre Largo Central Park this holiday season?
For this activity suggestion, we even reluctantly opted out on watching our favorite Shore Acres golf cart parade. Too many great activities around Tampa Bay and not enough time! We lived vicariously through friends at the parade, it’s a great one, even donated our golf cart lights to the cause. (posted earlier about the parade)
Green Space and More at Largo Central Park
Alright, so you all know I love green space. I especially enjoy when you add in huge oaks and other mature vegetation, water features, plus well thought out landscape lighting and pathways. Colt of course loves when you include one of the best playgrounds in Pinellas County! This says a lot, as there are so many good ones. Largo Central Park has it all. I’ll do a full write-up on the park in the new year, including info on the ‘all ages’ free train that runs during the first weekend of each month.
Holiday Lights at Largo Central Park
So, while I love the park already, the City of Largo puts the cherry on top between 11/24 and 1/1. Their setup is excellent. I’ll try to make a video of last night’s experience and post on the new LovingStPete YouTube Channel. Make sure you’re subscribed there if you’re not already (it’s free of course). https://m.youtube.com/@lovingstpete/
We’re so glad we visited last night. The atmosphere even had us pushing bedtime back, a couple times. Big thanks to follower Tc Lore on the nudge for us to check it out!
Dates: Nov 24-Jan 1
Address: 101 Central Park Drive, Largo
Cost: FREE to walk the lights. Carousel and Ferris wheel are $6/ride or $20 for a 4 pack of tickets.
General Rules: Walking only, no cart, bikes, nor vehicles permitted.
Dogs: Must remain on leash at all times.
Food/Drink: Vendors onsite selling delicious treats and eats. For instance, leave your sweet tooth to the 40 year funnel cake veteran, @mrbillfinefoods.
Wheelchairs: The paths are wheelchair friendly.
Carousel: Minimum height is 36″. Those 36″-42″ must have a ticketed adult rider with them
Ferris Wheel: Minimum Height to ride alone: 56″. Infant/toddlers and ticketed children from 36″ to 56″ are allowed with a ticketed adult rider.
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