Nothing says Florida holidays like a night time boat parade. Boaters decorate their vessels in lights and tropical trappings to ply the waters from St Pete beach to Clearwater and even the City of St Pete!
Don a festive outfit and make sure to watch one of these parades this 2022 year!
City of St Pete Beach-
Day: Friday December 2, 2022
Where: Best viewing Horan Park
Time: Parade starts at 6:30
City of St Petersburg
Day: Sat, Dec 10,
Time: 6 – 9 PM
Where: St Pete Pier 600 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL
Time: Parade runs from 6-9 pm
City of Madeira Beach 56th Annual Madeira Beach Festival of Lights Boat
Madeira Beach Recreation, 200 Rex Pl, Madeira Beach, FL
Day: December 10th
Time: 6 – 10 PM
The parade begins in the American Legion at 6:30pm, travels all the fingers, and ends at John's Pass
Treasure Island 37th Annual Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade
Day: December 17th
Where: Treasure Bay Resort & Marina 11125 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL
Time: 6:30 Start
The Treasure Island Boat Parade, featuring a variety of boats, is one of the largest lighted boat parades in the Tampa Bay area. The parade will begin promptly at 6:20 p.m. just south of the Treasure Island Bridge.
To start it off head to Treasure Bay Resort & Marina, 11125 Gulf Blvd., from 5-7:30 p.m. with a DJ, a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus, interactive entertainers and food and beverage concessions.
The route travels south of Paradise Island, back through the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge at 7 p.m., around the Isles of Palms and Capri, and finishes at John's Pass at approximately 8:15 p.m. The awards party for results and prizes, featuring a dinner, will be held immediately following the parade at Crabby's on the Pass.