Celebrate the holidays with the city of Boca raton at their 48th Annual Holiday Street Parade! This year’s parade theme will be "Sights & Sounds of Broadway" 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Parade route begins at Federal Hwy & SE 5th Street, traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater
Watch as community businesses, churches, schools, and civic organizations come together in the spirit of holiday cooperation and fun at the annual Holiday Street Parade. The parade is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. with parade participants moving from S.E. 5 th Street and proceeding north on Federal Highway to Mizner Park. There will be a line-up of local bands and choirs, “musical” entertainers, dancers, cheerleaders, baton twirlers, various drill teams, and a wide array of colorful floats---all well-lighted for the occasion.
In the past, there have been many surprises are planned for the evening, including some special “musical” treats and an extra large animal balloon (a 20-foot Sun-Sentinel delivery dog!). Over one thousand participants come to celebrate in true “holiday” style. Leaders of the parade are always a special surprise for the children…..you'll not want to miss this big event!
The annual PAL (Police Athletic League) Holiday Mile usually will precede the parade. You can sign up here.This holiday mile challenge has become a holiday tradition as friends, family, and spectators cheer on 100 plus runners as they sprint north on Federal Highway amidst holiday lights and garland wreaths lining their course. Trophies are awarded to the top 15 men and women finishers. The run is organized by the Boca Raton Police Athletic League and Runners Edge of Boca Raton (561-361-1950). Sponsors of the holiday events, organized by the City, include Sun-Sentinel, WRMF97.9 FM, and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District. Special support sponsors for this year's parade are to be announced. In addition, several area restaurants and businesses have made plans to join in and support the holiday festivities…be watching for special advertisements from participating businesses.