Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade - December 7, 2013 starting at 6:00 pm
Free to Enter!
Over $10,000 in cash and prizes!
Benefits Toys for Tots
The Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade is a premier event of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) and gift to the community, the 2013 Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade kicks off the holiday season this year on Saturday, December 7 with ongoing support from local businesses and municipalities.
What:19th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade & 14th Annual U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Drive
Where: The parade, led by a traveling fireworks display navigates up the Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach, just south of North Palm Beach Marina, to the Jupiter Lighthouse with Mo & Sally from KOOL 105.5 as our Grand Marshal’s.
When: Saturday, December 7. Parade begins at 6 p.m. and arrives in Jupiter at approximately 8 p.m. Follow @MIAPBC on Twitter for live updates throughout the parade, or follow the parade using the link below.
The Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade benefits the U.S. Marine Corps. Reserve Toys for Tots organization. Each year, the MIAPBC has been able to grow the amount of toys collected. Last year, we collected more than 18,000 toys for needy children in Palm Beach County. This event collects more toys for Toys for Tots than any other single event in the county!
Thanks to our sponsors:
Boat Yard Services
Dealer Risk Services
Florida Fishing Academy
Gulfstream Marine A/C & Refrigeration
Jupiter Inlet District
Palm Harbor Marina
Town of Juno Beach
Barnacle Busters · Palm Beach Yacht Center ·
Schrader Mattress Co. · Tuppen’s Marine & Tackle ·
West Palm Beach Fishing Club
Andre Jourdan · Awlgrip Paint · Best Western Palm Beach Lakes Inn ·
Brio Tuscan Grille · Carey Chen · Castaways Sailing Club ·
The Colony Palm Beach· Dive Bar ·
Cracker Boy Boat Works · Frigates · Glamour Paws · Interlux Paint
Jupiter Dive Center · Jupiter Nails & Spa · Kathy Craft ·
Lake Park Harbor Marina ·Land n Sea Distributing · LifeWave ·
Logan Marine & Industrial Diesel LLC ·Lott Brothers · Lumitec · Marinco ·
Massage Envy Spa-Jupiter · Merritt Supply ·
New Port Cove Marine Center · Northlake Auto Spa ·
Palmcorp Construction Services · PBG Lifestyle Magazine ·
Pettit Paint · Poly Systems · Rectal Relief Center · SeaHawk Paints ·
Sea Mist III Drift Fishing · Season’s 52 Palm Beach Gardens · Seminole Marine ·
South Florida Mastercraft · Star Brite ·
STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage (Gardens) · SunFest of Palm Beach County ·
Thirsty Turtle · Tijuana Flats · Total Image Salon & Spa ·
Tuppen’s Marine & Tackle · Venue Marketing Group ·
Sponsorship is available and can accommodate every budget!
Due to weather, winds, tides and currents we cannot predict the EXACT time bridges along the parade route will be going up and down. Here are our best estimates based on past parades.
Will open sometime between 6:00 and 6:15. Our permit allows for a 1 hour opening.
Will open sometime between 6:30 and 6:45. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
Donald Ross Bridge
Will open sometime between 7:15 and 7:30. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
Indiantown Road Bridge
Will open sometime between 8:00 and 8:15. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
Jupiter Federal Bridge
Will open sometime between 8:15 and 8:30. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
A limited number of VIP Viewing Party tickets are for sale to the public. The party and parade judging takes place at the North Palm Beach Marina where there will be food, DJ, raffles, activities for the kids, and more! Please fill out and return the form below with your ticket request.