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28th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade Is This Saturday!

Photo 1_ Panoramic boat parade scene (credit to MIAPBC)

North Palm Beach, Fla. (December 1, 2022) – Start the holiday season “merry and bright” during the 28th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade. Presented by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) and Compass, the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade is a free, family-friendly event that will feature up to 80 boats of all sizes decked out with fun decorations and thousands of holiday lights. On Saturday, December 3 at 6 p.m., a floating Zambelli Fireworks display will lead the parade on the Intracoastal Waterway, starting at the Safe Harbor North Palm Beach marina and navigating north to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.

You don’t want to miss Palm Beach County’s treasured, holiday tradition!

What: The 28th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade

When: Saturday, December 3 at 6 p.m.

Where: Media are invited to view the parade at Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street, where a section of the property will be reserved for media coverage. The fireworks grand finale will take place at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse at approximately 8 p.m. More: The MIAPBC will collect toys by land and by sea, benefiting Toys for Tots and Little Smiles. Now through December 15, drop off toys at donation boxes located throughout the county. During the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade, look out for MIAPBC volunteers and uniformed Marines who will be collecting toys from the docks along the boat parade route. Just shine a flashlight and a boat will come pick up the toys.

A panel of judges will evaluate each vessel based on lights, enthusiasm, and themed décor, and the winners are eligible to receive up to $10,000 in cash and prizes. This year, the parade’s top sponsors include Compass, the Town of Jupiter, Freedom Boat Club, Inlet Grove Community High School, and Nexgen Enterprises.

For more information, visit or call (561) 863-0012.