Parade Information & Route Maps
Pass-a-Grille & Vina Del Mar Lighted Boat Parade
Dec. 2, 5 p.m.
The festivities start at the Merry Pier with Santa, hamburgers and hotdogs by SPB Fire Department, carolers and luminaries. The boat parade leaves from Merry Pier at dusk (@6 p.m.), goes outside and behind Vina Del Mar then across the channel to Tierra Verde. Click here for map.
St. Pete Beach Boat Parade & Winter Festival in the Park
Dec. 8, 6 p.m.
Don your favorite holiday outfit and watch the lighted boat parade. Includes music, hot chocolate, art projects for children, and a special visit from Santa. Admission is free. Parade goes south and ends before Structure C. Click here for map.
St. Pete Beach Christmas Market & Parade
Dec. 9, 10 a.m.
Join Santa for a parade. Starts at city hall and goes down Corey then south on Blind Pass Road, up 73rd and back to city hall. Then join Santa at the SPB library for Grinch-themed crafts, face painting and light refreshments with “The Grinch that Stole Christmas” showing at 11 a.m. Click here map.
Gulfport & BCYC’s Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 9, 6 p.m.
Holiday decorated boats will light up the intercoastal waterway in downtown Gulfport for the 32nd annual parade presented by the Boca Ciega Yacht Club. Parade-goers can get a good look from Gulfport’s Williams Pier and the beach near the Gulfport Casino. The parade heads north as far as Pasadena Golf Club Estates then passes by Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club. Click here for map.
Madeira Beach Festival Of Lights Illuminated Boat Parade
Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Bring your chairs, blankets, and sense of wonder to ROC Park and enjoy boats of all sizes decked out in holiday finery! Parade starts at the American Legion, goes across the Intracoastal then by ROC Park and weaves it way south in and out the city’s fingers to John’s Pass. Click here for map.
Treasure Island Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 15, 6:20 p.m.
Watch “Las Vegas on the water” as dazzlingly, decorated boats of all kinds circle the city. Parade starts at the Club of Treasure Island, goes around Paradise Island then north around the Isles of Palm and Capris ending at John’s Pass. Cast Off Party at the club for T.I. residents at 4:30 p.m. Admission is one unwrapped toy for local charities. Click here map.