The Annual Lakeland SantaCon
December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SantaCon Returns to Downtown Lakeland
The Jolliest Event of the Year
SantaCon is the annual Santa takeover of downtown Lakeland. Festive participants don holiday
garb and enjoy an evening out with friends at participating establishments in downtown
Lakeland. This year the event takes place on December 10th , 2022. The kickoff is 5:00 PM –
7:00PM at Swan Brewing on 115 W. Pine Street, Lakeland, FL.
Nine Participating Establishments
Participants pick up their Passport at the Swan Brewing Kickoff and win prizes during the
costume contest at 6:15PM. Before participants head out, SantaCon holds Lakeland’s largest
flip-cup game with beer provided by Swan Brewing. The evening event is a self-guided tour to
Lakeland’s most popular establishments, including: Molly McHugh’s, Rec Room, Lakeland Loft
Jazz Lounge, Linksters, Revival, Dissent Brewing, AxCaliber and Chop Shop.
Proceeds Benefit KidsPACK
New this year, tickets for a SantaCon Passport are $15. All proceeds are being donated to
kidsPACK, a Lakeland charity feeding children on weekends, when they do not have access to
government-provided meals. Included with your $15 donation is an automatic entry into the
SantaCon raffle. Raffle prizes include gift cards and swag collected from participating bars and
This event is organized by a few Christmas Nerds who love to support local businesses and do
not derive any financial benefit. All of the participating breweries, bars, and restaurants have
donated all of the prizes and their time and talent.
A Christmas Nerd