Our destination state has enough sunshine to shine on all people, regardless of their differences. Tampa Bay offers unique memories and sensory-friendly activities for all people to enjoy.


Peppa Pig Theme Park

PEPPA Pig Theme Park Florida

Get ready to roll into a day of fun at Legoland’s Peppa Pig Theme Park! Take a ride On Daddy Pig’s roller coaster or cool off in The Muddy Puddles splash pad. Take your day to new heights on Peppa Pig’s wheelchair-accessible balloon ride. Visitors can find ride sensory stimulation levels on a scale of 1-10 in the accessibility guidelines.  

Straz Center - TECO Theater

Straz Center

If you are looking for a night of live entertainment, the Straz Center is bringing Broadway to Tampa Bay! Enjoy a combination of plays, dance routines, or musical performances. The Patel Conservatory Theatre offers sensory-friendly arrangements with lessened production components such as sound and lighting changes. Please be aware that increased audience noise, verbalization, and activity are not considered disruptive by ushers, audience members, or performers. A break room is also available, complete with stim items and a quiet area.


Glazer Children’s Museum

Glazer Children's Museum

On the last Sunday of every month, the Glazer Children’s Museum turns the lights and sound down for Sunshine Sundays. On this day, the museum offers adapted tools, special programs, and community resources for families with disabilities. You will also find that all themed areas and most exhibits are wheelchair accessible. Mobility-improved visitors will also have no problem navigating themed areas and most exhibits that are ADA accessible.

HorsePower for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

HorsePower for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

Tap into a summer of fun with your favorite furry friends at HorsePower for Kids! Activities include horseback riding lessons, hayrides, birthday parties, and so on. If you are an animal lover, check out the petting area where children and adults can enjoy close-up enriching interactions with horses and other animals.


The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium

Get ready to make a splash at The Florida Aquarium! Plan the perfect day with your family, and visit the Moon Bay exhibit, where the moon jellies are pretty to admire and even better to touch, creating a sensory experience for children and adults to enjoy. With a ramp for wheelchairs or mobility scooters, all guests can experience the unique moon jelly exhibit, the No Bone Zone, Florida Wetlands, and other engaging exhibits!

Tampa International Airport

Tampa International Airport

Tampa International Airport brings attention to travelers with hidden disabilities. To make their journey through the airport easier, TPA offers free sunflower lanyards for unseen disabilities. The Sunflower Lanyard signals to TPA staff that travelers may need additional patience or clarification from staff. The Sunflower Lanyards can be attained at the Guest Services Information desk on the third level in the center of the main terminal, right by the big 21 ft flamingo. Contact your airline in advance to request assistance with access to the Main Terminal as well as boarding a plane, wheelchairs, specific seat or other needs.


Henry B. Plant Museum

Henry B. Plant Museum

Take a trip down memory lane to enjoy the historical artwork, classical music, and beautiful architecture at the Henry B. Plant Museum. Discover sensory stimulation at exhibits that guests can interact with, such as photo books and old-fashioned telephones. The museum also offers closed captioning, large-print brochures, and white glove tours for the visually impaired.

MOSI - Day of Discovery

MOSI Exterior

If you’re searching for a low-stress, sensory-friendly environment to kick off the summer, you need to check out MOSI's annual Day of Discovery. Offered every summer, children have the chance to look through the lenses of science and technology with hands-on projects they will never forget. MOSI also accommodates visitors with wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and service animals, and the team will help you plan a day at MOSI that best fits your needs.