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
24th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 7, 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.
35th Annual Wellington Holiday Parade
Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m.
“Holiday in Paradise,” Wellington’s annual holiday parade, will take place on December 8 starting at 1:30 p.m. The parade will begin on the corner of Forest Hill Boulevard and Wellington Trace and will follow Forest Hill Blvd.
Holiday Street Parade
Dec. 11, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Boca’s holiday street parade begins at Federal Highway and SE 5th Street, and will travel north to the Mizner Park Amphitheater.
46th Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 13, 6:30 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. A watch party at Boynton Harbor Marina will take place at 6:00 p.m. with music, family activities and a visit from Santa himself. The watch party in Delray, at Veteran’s Park, will start at 7 p.m.
43rd Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Dec. 15, 6:30 – 8 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.