Boat Parade. Boat decorated with Christmas lightsThe City continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in our immediate area. Event dates and times are subject to change.

Heading out to the Boat Parade? Find out what to #KnowBeforeYouGo - parking info, bridge openings and viewing areas.

Saturday, December 18, 2021

6:30pm - 8:30pm | Intracoastal Waterway

The 47th Annual Holiday Boat Parade lights up the waterways of the Intracoastal beginning at C-15 Canal, traveling south, with bleacher viewing at Red Reef Park. This year's parade features boat entry for participants with $10,000 in cash and prizes in many categories in which to win.

The previous viewing sites of the Wildflower Property and Silver Palm Park are closed due to construction. The viewing site for this year will only be at Red Reef Park. Limited parking is available at Red Reef Park. Please plan accordingly.

As a reminder, bridges will have extended closure times for the parade on December 18. Please note the time below are approximate.

  • Spanish River Blvd. Bridge- 6:30pm - 7:20pm
  • Palmetto Park Rd. Bridge - 7:20pm - 8:10pm
  • Camino Real Bridge - 7:30pm - 8:20pm

For more information, please call 561-393-7967.

The application for the Holiday Boat Parade is now closed.

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Additional Holiday Fun 

Light the Lights

A festive holiday evening with performances, music, tree lighting and fireworks display, a DJ and snow flurries, and a holiday movie under the stars.

  • Friday, November 19, 5pm - 9pm

Visit the Light the Lights page for details.

Merry in Mizner

Holiday entertainment and strolling pop-ups in Mizner Park on weekend nights throughout the holidays. 6pm - 10pm on the following days:

  • Friday, December 3
  • Saturday, December 4
  • Friday, December 10
  • Saturday, December 11

Visit the Merry in Mizner page for details. 

FAU's Tuba Christmas

Enjoy traditional holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums in this worldwide tradition.

  • Sunday, December 12, 5pm - 6pm

Visit the FAU'S Tuba Christmas page for details.

Holiday Street Parade

Themed floats and local groups entertain viewers as they bring dance, lights and song to Federal Highway in Downtown Boca.

  • Wednesday, December 8, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Visit the Holiday Street Parade page for details.