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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Get in the Holiday Spirit with the City of Boca Raton

Group of kids at holiday street parade

With the holidays quickly approaching, the City of Boca Raton has many holiday events that will take place throughout the month of December. From the Holiday Street Parade and Boat Parade to Recreation Services Jolly Days, this month is jam-packed with festivities for all to enjoy. 

Upcoming holiday events include:

City Special Events

Know Before You Go Holiday Street Parade December 11 2019. City of Boca Raton.

  • Holiday Street Parade 
    • The City of Boca Raton's 49th Holiday Street Parade welcomes more than 70 floats and groups to entertain viewers as they bring dance, lights and song to Federal Highway in Boca Raton.
    • Wednesday, December 11 | 7:30pm - 9pm | Parade route begins at Federal Highway & SE 5th Street, traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater
    • Check out our Know Before You Go newsletter for important information on logistics, parking, food vendors, restrooms and more!
    • PLEASE NOTE: Detours may be in place for EASTbound Palmetto Park Road between SW 5th Ave. and SW 7th Ave. after 10pm for FPL's pole replacement project.
  • Holiday Boat Parade
    • Entering your boat in the 43rd Annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade is the perfect way to experience the Holiday season! Otherwise, enjoy the parade, food, and drinks from Red Reef Park (west), the Wildflower Property, or Silver Palm Park viewing areas.
    • Sunday, December 15 | 6:30pm - 8pm | Intracoastal Waterway starting at the C-15 canal (Boca Raton-Delray Beach city limits) traveling south to Hillsboro Bridge.

Interested in being a part of the parade? Apply today!

Mizner Park Amphitheater

  • Jingle Jam Fest 
    • Join hundreds of your favorite friends dressed as Santa, Hanukkah Harry, and Mrs. Claus this for the 1st Annual Jingle Jam Fest. Enjoy live entertainment, food trucks and a VIP Tent! Event is 18 and up.
    • Saturday, December 7 | 5pm - 11pm Get your tickets now!
  • FAU Merry Tuba Christmas (Hosted by the City of Boca Raton)
    • Enjoy a tradition of holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums, started by Indiana University Professor Harvey G. Phillips. FAU’s Band Program brings this tradition to the Boca Raton community for its ninth annual presentation.
    • Sunday, December 8 | Doors: 4:30pm, Concert: 5pm 

Parks & Community Centers

  • Winter Break Bounce Bonanza
    • It's the brand-new fun family event for the holiday season…Winter Break Bounce Bonanza, sponsored by Modern Boca Mom where attendees can bounce, race, jump, climb, squeeze, crawl and slide…on bounce houses, obstacle courses, play centers and more!
    • Friday, December 27 | 11am - 3pm | Sugar Sand Park Purchase your tickets!
  • There's No Business Like Snow Business
    • It's a 1950's style Holiday TV Special, hosted by the famous comic crooning Snowman, Frosty Windowpanes. Joined by his guest star, the singing and dancing snowflake, Snowi LaFlurry, the pair try to get through their live broadcast, but a big snowstorm is coming. The audience will participate, laugh, and learn the SCIENCE OF WEATHER in this fun wintertime show. 
    • Sunday, December 8 | 11am - 2pm Buy tickets!

Gumbo Limbo

  • Ornaments Naturally
    • Bring your imagination! Create ornaments and decorations with holiday themes from shells, sea beans, pine cones, and colorful craft supplies. 
    • Wednesday, December 4 | Morning session: 10am - 11:30am, Afternoon session: 1pm - 2:30pm

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