Share the Joy
Feel the warmth of our little town as you begin your holiday shopping with our locally owned shops. Enjoy dinner and/or drinks at one of the street’s restaurants or bars. View the annual boat parade from Bradenton Beach Marina’s Paddle Boat or from the Bradenton Beach pier. End your night with live music at multiple locations on Bridge Street.
Boat Parade Route
will head northwest along the Longboat Pass Bridge and then north in the Intracoastal
Waterway. The parade will pass alongside the Bradenton Beach City Pier and end at
the Bradenton Beach Marina.Dream Oaks Camp
There are three ways to participate:
- View the parade following Christmas on Bridge Street
- Enter your boat in the Parade for the chance to win a $200 cash prize
- Ride along on a boat in the parade
The parade can be viewed from:
- The Longboat Pass Bridge at the beginning of the parade (6:00 PM to 6:45 PM) or
- The Bradenton Beach City Pier as the parade ends (6:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
Want to be a part of the parade?
Entry in the parade is free and is open to both powerboats and sailboats. Please download and complete the Entry Form below. Parade participants must attend a mandatory captains meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm at the Bridge Street Pier.
Judges will be randomly selected from the crowd on the Bradenton Beach City Pier. Vessels can win a $200 cash prize in one of two categories: “Best Decorated
Vessel” or “Most Enthusiastic Vessel”.
Don't have a boat? Cruise with us on a boat in the parade!
your jingle bells and your holiday spirit and be a part of the parade! Space is limited
and tickets sell out very quickly. Please contact www.annamariaprincess.com or
www.seedolphins.com for more details.
The Bradenton Beach City Pier will have music and entertainment from 6 PM to 8 PM, hosted by Mike Sales. The Pier will be the best viewing location, so please join us!
Let the Strolling Crosley Carolers serenade you with timeless holiday melodies! Dressed in classic Victorian attire, these talented carolers will enchant you with their harmonious voices, filling the air with the spirit of the season. As you stroll through the festive atmosphere, let the nostalgic tunes transport you to a bygone era of yuletide charm. Join us for a heartwarming musical journey, where every note resonates with the joy of Christmas. Don’t miss this enchanting experience that captures the essence of holiday cheer, making your evening truly magical!
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