Harbourside Palm Beach Boat Parade


Kick-off the holiday season as boaters from all around Palm Beach County decorate their boats and for the annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade!

View the free parade and fireworks at Harbourside Place and enjoy  live music, strolling entertainers, family-fun activities and more!

Don’t forget to bring a new, unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots.

Bridge Openings:

Light Up Your Holiday


Kick-off the holidays at Harbourside Place’s 3rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Performances by local schools and community groups

  • Bring an unwrapped toy or gift card for the Little Smiles’ Toy Drive
  • Photos with Santa Claus and your favorite winter princesses
  • Holiday games, arts & crafts and more!

Saturday, November 18 | 6pm

Children's Museum Holiday Extravaganza


The Children's Museum in Boca Raton would like to celebrate the Holidays with your family at their annual Holiday Extravaganza.  Join in on games and crafts while enjoying all that the museum has to offer.  There will be Hanukkah surprises and pictures with Santa. Get the little ones' faces painted and enjoy special holiday drinks and food. This event and attraction are best suited to smaller children.

Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade


Don't miss this dazzling display of lights along the Fort Lauderdale waterways.  Watch it live along the banks or on television (Channel 7, WSVN) in the comfort of your own home.  It's the "Greatest Show on H2O" with spectacular boats and celebrity appearances.  The 2015 Winterfest Boat Parade Grand Marshal will be Nick Cannon.  You can purchase tickets for your family in the Grandstand at Birch State Park through Seminole Hardrock Casino, select Pet Supermarkets or on the Winterfest website.

Hollywood Beach Candy Cane Parade


Hollywood Beach Candy Cane Parade celebrates it's 61st year in 2016.  The parade is scheduled to roll down the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7pm.   Celebrate the holidays with lively music and dance performed by local community bands and groups.  See Santa and enjoy the fresh sea breeze as the floats and vehicles parade oceanside.  

See video from the 2014 parade!

Sandi Land at the Waterfront


“SANDI” THE WORLD’S ONLY 700 TON SAND TREE will kick off the season at the holiday tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, November 29, during Clematis by Night!

See Sandi come to life nightly during music and light shows on the quarter hour, starting at 6:30 p.m. November 29-December 31, 2018.

Show times subject to adjustment during special events.

Pick up a commemorative ornament or souvenir of Sandi, new in 2018, at the visitor center nearby.

Downtown in December


Downtown in December in Coral Springs is a celebration of the season and holidays. 

Make our fun-filled Downtown in December event your family’s annual holiday tradition! Guests will experience the season’s first snowfall on the great lawn, live entertainment, a showing of the movie - Polar Express - and a train ride around City Hall! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and an appetite – there will be a wide variety of food trucks, and of course, cookies and milk for dessert. Parking is free in the City Hall garage.

Annual Boca Holiday Boat Parade


City of Boca Raton’s 42nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade:

Intracoastal Waterway starting at the C-15 canal (Boca Raton-Delray Beach city limits) traveling south to Hillsboro Bridge

Entering your boat in the 41st Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade is the perfect way to experience the Holiday season! Otherwise, enjoy the parade from the Red Reef Park (west), the Wild Flower Property or Silver Palm Park.