It’s time to light up Palm Beach, as the holiday parades in Palm Beach County are about to take place. These parades kick off on December 2 in north county and finish off on December 16 in Boca Raton. Gather up your friends, as this isn’t just for the kids; donate a gift to Toys for Tots; and make this a holiday tradition.
Where to watch Holiday Parades in Palm Beach County
23rd Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 2, 6 p.m.
The parade, led by a Zambelli traveling fireworks display navigates up the Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach to the Jupiter Inlet. A toy drive – benefitting Little Smiles and Toys for Tots – will also be held. For more information, visit palmbeachboatparade.com.
47th Annual Holiday Street Parade
Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Themed “Light Up Boca,” the parade begins at Federal Highway and SE 5th Street, traveling north to the Mizner Park Amphitheater. More than 70 floats and groups will entertain viewers with dance, lights and music.
46th Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 8, 6 to 8:30 p.m., beginning at Boynton Harbor Marina
Celebrate the holiday season Florida-style with the Boynton Beach & Delray Beach Holiday Boat Parade, which can be viewed in Boynton Beach at Intracoastal Park and Jaycee Park and in Delray Beach from Veterans Park. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.
41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Beginning at C-15 Canal in Boca, the parade will light up the waterways, with bleacher viewing at Silver Palm Park, Red Reef Park and the Wildflower Property. Free boat entry with $10,000 in cash and prizes.
Are you looking for other holiday activities? Check out Holiday Tree Lightings in Palm Beach County.