2015 Holiday Boat Parades

2015 Holiday Boat Parades

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Grand Marshall boat featuring the best loved TV shows. Photo: Photo credit: JLambertPhotos.com

Embrace the spirit of the holidays and find a boat parade near you!


Alexandria, VA: 17th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights; Potomac River between Alexandria, VA and Washington, D.C.; December 5, 5:30-9:00PM; (703) 746-3301; visitalexandria.com

Annapolis, MD: Annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade; Annapolis Harbor and Spa Creek Waterfront; December 12, 6-8PM; (410) 267-9549; eastportyc.org

Yorktown, VA: Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade; Riverwalk Landing; December 5, 7-8:30PM; (757) 890-4970; visityorktown.org

Charleston, SC: 34th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats; Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina; December 12, 5-8PM; (843) 724-7414; christmasincharleston.com

Savannah, GA: Boat Parade of Lights; Savannah River; November 29, 7-9PM; (912) 201-2201; savannahharborfoundation.com

Wrightsville, NC: 32nd Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla; Wrightsville Beach; November 28, 6PM; (910) 256-2120; ncholidayflotilla.org

Exumas: Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade; Queen’s Highway in George Town; December 26; (242) 302-2000; bahamas.com

Nassau: 6th Annual Sir Durward Knowles Festival of Lights Christmas Boat Parade; December 12, 6:30PM; festivaloflightsbahamas@gmail.com; (242) 427-3757

Nassau: New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade; Bay Street; January 1; (242) 698-6849; nassauparadiseisland.com

San Juan, Puerto Rico: Club Náutico de San Juan Christmas Boat Parade; December 12, 5PM; (787) 409-8465; nauticodesanjuan.com

St. Croix, U.S.V.I.: The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade; December 12, 6PM (festivities start at 12PM in Christiansted Harbor); (340) 643-0555; christmasparadestcroix.com

St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: Miracle on Main Street Boat Parade; Main Street waterfront; December 13;  (800) 372-USVI; visitusvi.com

Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.: Holiday Lighted Boat Parade at Bitter End Yacht Club; December 24; (203) 656-0799; beyc.com

Corpus Christi, TX: 34th Annual Harbor Lights Festival and Boat Parade; Bayfront Marina; December 5, 7:30PM; (361) 510-0480; harborlightsfestival.org

Delcambre, LA: Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade; December 12; (337) 658-2422; delcambreboatparade.com

Houston, TX: 54th Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade; South Shore Harbor Marina, Clear Lake; December 12, 6PM; (281) 488-7676; clearlakearea.com

Boca Raton: 39th Annual Holiday Boat Parade; starts at C-15 Canal on the ICW; December 19, 6:30-8PM; (561) 367-7073; ci.boca-raton.fl.us

Daytona Beach: 16th Annual Christmas Parade; Halifax River; December 5, 6:30PM; (386) 255-7459; hryc.com

Destin: Annual Holiday On The Harbor Destin Boat Parade; December 13, 6PM; (850) 837-6611; destinhistoryandfishingmuseum.org

Fort Lauderdale: Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade; New River and ICW; December 12, 6:30PM; (954) 767-0686 winterfestparade.com

Fort Myers Beach: 27th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade; Matanzas Harbor; December 5, 6-8PM; (239) 454-7500; chamber.fortmyersbeach.org

Fort Pierce: 25th Annual St. Lucie County Holiday Boat Parade; Fort Pierce City Marina; December 12, 6PM; (772) 692-7599; miatc.com

Key Largo: Key Largo Boat Parade; starts at Blackwater Sound MM 104; December 12, 7:30PM; (305) 451-4502; keylargoboatparade.com

Key West: 24th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley Lighted Boat Parade; starts at Key West Bight and Harbor; December 12, 8PM; (305) 296-7182; schoonerwharf.com

Miami: Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade; Bayfront Park; December19, 6PM; (305) 668-6176; mocholidayboatparade.com

Naples: 2015 MIACC Christmas Boat Parade; Naples City Dock; December 12, 6:15-8:30PM; (239) 682-0900; miacc.org

New Smyrna Beach: Christmas Boat Parade; starts in Edgewater and then north; December 12, at dusk; (800) 541-9621; nsbfla.com

Palm Beach: 21st Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade; on the ICW from North Palm Beach to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse; December 5, 6PM; (561) 863-0012; palmbeachboatparade.org

Panama City Beach: 29th Annual Boat Parade of Lights; starts off St. Andrew Bay Yacht Club; December 12, 6PM; (850) 872-7208; pcboatparade.com

Pompano Beach: 52nd Annual Pompano Beach Boat Parade; starts at Lake Santa Barbara; December 13, 6PM; (954) 941-2940; pompanobeachchamber.com

Punta Gorda: Charlotte Harbor’s 25th Annual Lighted Boat Parade; December 13, 6PM; (941) 639-3720; puntagordachamber.com

St. Petersburg: 29th Annual Illuminated Boat Parade; Vinoy Basin waterfront; December 12; 6:30PM, (727) 822-3277; stpeteboatparade.org

Stuart: 26th Annual Martin County Christmas Boat Parade; Sandsprit Park, Port Salerno; December 5, 6PM; (772) 692-7599; miatc.com

Venice: 27th Annual Venice Christmas Boat Parade; starts north of Aibee Road Bridge then south along the ICW; December 5, 6PM; (941) 809-8100; venicechristmasboatparade.com

Vero Beach: 26th Annual Indian River County Christmas Boat Parade; Royal Palm Point; December 4, 6PM; (772) 692-7599; miatc.com