As the holiday season approaches, TradeWinds Resort on St. Pete Beach transforms into a magical haven, offering an irresistible holiday travel option that makes it the ultimate destination for year-end celebrations. Thanks to our prime location on one of the best beaches in the US, TradeWinds provides not only a stunning backdrop of sandy beaches and clear waters but also an array of engaging activities suitable for all ages. Embrace sun-soaked relaxation, soft white sands, and warm Gulf waters, complemented by diverse dining, bars, and no end of fun. Here’s how to have happy holidays in Florida this season!
Thanksgiving Week Delights
Kicking off the holiday season, TradeWinds presents a Thanksgiving calendar that promises a cornucopia of fun-filled activities for guests. From serene paddleboat cruises along the winding waterways to exciting poolside crafts, the resort ensures there's something for everyone. Dive into creativity with Sea Glass Jewelry Making, Poolside bingo, paint or pirate parties, feeding our duck and fish friends, or witness mind-bending tricks at a Magic Show. As the sun sets, gather around the campfire for some marshmallow roasting (and S'mores!). Enjoy these engaging and spirited activities throughout all of Thanksgiving week.
International Vibes on Reggae Wednesday
Wednesdays at TradeWinds are a celebration of Caribbean tunes during the "Dive Into the Vibe: Reggae Wednesday" event. Join in the fun with contests, prizes, and the rhythmic beats just right for a tropical paradise. From poolside crafts to pumpkin decorating, the resort offers a perfect blend of relaxation and vibrant entertainment.
Thanksgiving Day Thursday Extravaganza
TradeWinds takes the celebrations to a whole new level with a lineup of Thanksgiving special events. Start the day with the traditional Turkey Trot, followed by a Thanksgiving Day Parade live stream by the pool and Pie eating contest. For marine enthusiasts, "Get Tanked" offers a guided tour of the impressive 33,500-gallon aquarium at RumFish Grill which was built on the hit TV show “Tanked”. The day concludes with Poolside Trivia, Noon Touch Tank experience, and a Campfire. Then finish your evening with Dive Into The Vibe, dancing to great 80’s-90’s hits and creating heartwarming memories under the starlit sky.
Dance Through the Decades From Friday to Sunday
As the week progresses, TradeWinds keeps the energy high with dance and music events for Funky Friday, Coast to Coast Saturday and All Star Sunday. From belly flop contests to a game of Kickball or Dodgeball on the beach, these days promise a mix of excitement and friendly competition. You can enjoy an Apple Bobbing contest and Cornhole Tournament, or experience a Yogafit class with calm sounds of Gulf waters as your guide. Then, dig into Shark Tooth necklace making, Pirate invasion camp, PickleBall Pro Lesson or Round Robin and a Space Camp. Wind down the evening with a captivating Dive-In Movie, creating the perfect ambiance for relaxation.
Christmas Day Brunch
TradeWinds continues the holiday cheer with an exclusive Christmas Day Brunch on December 25th. Guests can enjoy a delightful brunch accompanied by light jazz in our Island Grand Ballroom. Indulge in a yuletide atmosphere while sipping on wine, beer, or cocktails throughout the celebration. Resort guests are in for lots of merry time, and there’s even parking available for locals and other visitors to enjoy the event.
New Year's Eve Masquerade Party - Toast by the Coast
Bid farewell to 2023 in style at TradeWinds' New Year's Eve Masquerade Party, "Toast by the Coast." The night kicks off with a dinner reception featuring light jazz and delectable dining and drink offerings. As the clock strikes 10 pm, get ready to dance the night away with hits from your favorite decades including disco, soul, and rock n' roll. Capture the moment in the photo booth, raise a toast at midnight, and revel in the fun with a balloon drop and party favors.
Enjoy Your Holidays at TradeWinds
TradeWinds Resort is an ideal destination for the holiday season, offering a perfect blend of beachside relaxation and lively holiday activities. Whether you're partaking in poolside crafts, dancing to international vibes, ringing in the new year with a masquerade celebration or just enjoying a Christmas Brunch with an exclusive seasonal menu, TradeWinds ensures your holiday experience is nothing short of magical. So, pack your bags and embrace the seasonal bliss at TradeWinds Resort, where every moment is a celebration.
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