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TREE LIGHTING | Sat, Nov 18 | 6 - 10pm

Mizner Park Amphitheater
Kick off the Holiday Season with Boca Raton's annual Tree Lighting. Featuring a vendor marketplace, lighting displays throughout Mizner Park, free photos with Santa Claus and live music from The Johnny Walker Band. Details

MERRY IN MIZNER | Nov 18 - Jan 1 | Nightly

Mizner Park
Take a stroll through Mizner Park and take in the beauty of our holiday light displays. Frolic with vibrant flamingos or venture under the sea in the heart of Downtown Boca Raton. Details

ORNAMENT NATURALLY | Sat, Dec 2 | 10 - 11:30am or 1 - 2:30pm

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Create ornaments and decorations with holiday themes from shells, sea beans, pinecones, and craft supplies. Materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Advanced reservations required. 
Ages: 7+ 
Activity#: 155403
Cost: Residents and Members $12, Others $15

GUMBO LIMBO AGLOW! | Sat, Dec 3, 8, 15, 22 | 6 - 7:30pm

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Experience a special evening visit to our "glowing" outdoor aquariums. Enjoy holiday refreshments, yard games, and a festive photo with our mascot Luna. Advanced reservations are required. 
Ages: 7+ 
Activity#: 115102
Cost: Residents and Members $15, Others $19

HOLIDAY STREET PARADE | Wed, Dec 6 | 7:30 - 9pm

Federal Highway
A City tradition since 1970, the City's annual Holiday Street Parade is sure to astound with music, dancing, lights, and more! This year's theme is Holidays on the Silver Screen. Parade begins at Federal Hwy & SE 5th Street and ends at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Details

DECK THE HOUSE | Entry Application Period Nov 2 - Dec 3 

Various locations
This season, share in the holiday cheer and spirit by entering our holiday home and business decorating contest. Participants will be highlighted on our Holiday Decorating Contest Tour for the community to enjoy. Only entries from City limits and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District will be considered.

MERRY IN MIZNER'S MUSIC SERIES | Various dates | 7 - 9pm

Mizner Park
Get into the holiday spirit with live music by outstanding local performing artists around the Mizner Park Tree! Details
Fri, Dec 8: Morgan Minsk
Fri, Dec 15: Holden Amory
Fri, Dec 22: Teddy Sings
Fri, Dec 29: Gratitude Steel Band

MERRY IN MIZNER'S STUFF-A-PLUSH | Sun, Dec 10 | 6 - 8pm

Mizner Park, South Gazebo
Stop by Mizner Park to make your own plush winter critter complete with birth certificate and wishing star. Limited to the first 200 attendees. Details

HOLIDAY ROUND ROBIN | Sat,  Dec 10 | 9 - 11pm

The Racquet Center
Stop by The Racquet Center to enjoy a mixed doubles round robin style play, and refreshments to follow!
Ages: 18+ 
Activity#: 124099
Cost: Residents $25, Non-Residents $31.25

CREATING HOLIDAY CARDS | Tues, Dec 12 | 2 - 4pm

Downtown Library
Create your own cards to take home and participate in a Cricut Maker 3 demonstration. Library card is required for registration. Details

MERRY IN MIZNER'S MEET THE GRINCH | Tues, Dec 12 | 6 - 8pm

Mizner Park, North Gazebo
"He's as cuddly as a cactus and as charming as an eel," don't miss out on a free photo with the green legend in Mizner Park! Details

BOCA RATON NIGHT MARKET | Thurs, Dec 14 | 6 - 9pm

Sanborn Square Park
Grab your friends and head to Sanborn Square for the night market featuring live music, vendors, drinks and more. Details

WINTER ART MAKE-AND-TAKE | Fri, Dec 15 | 3 - 4pm

Downtown and Spanish River Libraries
Join the fun! Stop by for our family winter art-making activities to make-and-take home something special. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Details
Ages: 5 - 8 

HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE | Sat, Dec 16 | 6:30 - 8:30pm

Intracoastal Waterways
Returning for its 48th year, Boca Raton's Annual Holiday Boat Parade lights up the waterways of the Intracoastal Beginning at C-15 Canal, boats will travel south to Hillsboro Blvd. Bridge with public viewing sites at Wildflower Park, Red Reef Park, and Silver Palm Park. Best decoration awards will be presented for Winners! Details

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TENNIS MIXER | Sun, Dec 17 | 9 - 11am

Boca Raton Tennis Center
Stop by the Boca Raton Tennis Center for a fun Tennis Mixer. Round robin style play. Mixed doubles. For levels 3.5 - 4.5.

DO YOU WANT TO PAINT A SNOWMAN? | Wed, Dec 27 | 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Sugar Sand Park Community Center
Bring some holiday cheer to SSPCC. We’ll provide the supplies; you paint a snowperson to be displayed in our hallway “gallery” through January 14, 2024. 1 hour sessions. Adult supervision required. Pre-Registration recommended. 
Ages: 5+ 
Activity#: 113055 
Cost: Residents $10; Non-Residents $12.50. One adult free with each paid child, each additional adult: $3

BUILD AN EDIBLE HOLIDAY HOUSE | Fri, Dec 29 | 11am, 2pm

Sugar Sand Park Community Center
Make your own edible Holiday House! We’ll host two 60-minute sessions, with plenty goodies to build and decorate your house. Pre-registration and adult supervision required. All supplies included.
Ages: 5+ 
Activity#: 113056 
Cost: Residents $10; Non-Residents $12.50. One free adult with each paid child. Each additional adult $3

NOON YEAR'S EVE PARTY | Sun, Dec 31 | 11am - 1pm

Sugar Sand Park Community Center
Kids get to ring in the New Year with DJ, dancing, games, crafts, activities, a juice toast at noon and a ball drop. Adult supervision required. Pre-register by Dec 30. 
Ages: 4-9 
Activity#: 113049 
Cost: Residents $10; Non-Residents $12.50. One free adult with each paid child. Each additional adult $3