Holiday Boat Parade Roundup

DSCF2737It’s almost December, which means it’s time for the local lighted boat parades to usher in the holiday season. Can’t attend one weekend? No worries; there is a boat parade – or two – scheduled almost every weekend in December.

December 4

St. Pete Beach Boat Parade and Tree Lighting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Horan Park next to St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr.

Website: spbrec.com/special-events

December 5

Pass-A-Grille and Vina Del Mar Boat Parade

Time: Dusk/6 p.m.

Location: Begins at Merry Pier

Website: merrypier.com

December 12

Gulfport’s Boca Ciega Yacht Club’s 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Begins at Gulfport Marina, the proceeds to Gulfport City Dock, Town Shores and Pasadena Yacht Club

Website: sailbcyc.org/ChristmasBoatParade

Madeira Beach Festival of the Lights Boat Parade

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Begins at John’s Pass

Website: islandneighborschamber.org/event/madeira-beach-boat-parade

St. Petersburg 29th Annual Illuminated Boat Parade

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: The parade sails around the Pier and into the Vinoy Basin.

Website: stpeteboatparade.org/event

December 19

Indian Rocks Beach Boat Parade

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Begins at the Holiday Inn Harbourside to Walsingham Bridge and ends at the Indian Rocks Beach city limit.

Website: indian-rocks-beach.com/events

Treasure Island Holiday Boat Parade

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Check website for best viewing locations

Website: mytreasureisland.org

December 20

Redington Beach/Indian Shores Boat Parade

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Starts at Tom Stewart Causeway docking at the Pub.

Website: indian-rocks-beach.com

 

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