A Night Before Christmas

Thank you to all of our community members who attended A Night Before Christmas. Those who took pictures with Santa can download high-resolution versions from our Flickr album.

Friday, December 9, 2022
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
GT Bray Park
2811 51st St W, Bradenton, FL

Present DisplayGet ready for family fun at the annual Night Before Christmas event at GT Bray's 51st St Park! Santa and Mrs. Clause will be visiting the park and taking pictures with the children. The event will have a bunch of fun activities, facepainting and movie playing at the amphitheater.

Local vendors will be showing their holiday spirit and the food truck line up has your dinner covered! Event entry is FREE, however, a suggested donation per family of a new, unwrapped toy for a local children's organization is kindly requested.

$5 WRISTBANDS are sold for a variety of activities, including bouncing, sliding and crawling over the inflatables and be festively face painted.

BEAT THE LINES: Wristbands will be on sale at the GT Bray Park front desk beginning 12/2/22!
*No refunds or replacements will be issued. Cash only at event entrance on 12/9.

Parking and Directions

G.T. Bray Park is located at 5502 33rd Avenue Drive West in Bradenton. Visitors may access GT Bray Park from 59th St. W. or 51st St. W. and are asked to park near the Recreation Center off 33rd Ave Dr W. NO event parking available in 51st St Park.

INTERESTED IN BEING A VENDOR OR EXHIBITOR AT A NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS? Submit an application below  or contact [email protected] to be added to our Signature Events contact list.

Exhibitor Space Rental Application
Food Vendor Space Rental Application
Vendor Space Rental Application