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Posted on: November 27, 2017

The 41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade Set for December 16

Holiday Boat Parade 2017

The 41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, December 16 will begin at 6:30 p.m. and light up the waterways beginning at the C-15 Canal (Delray/Boca border), traveling south to the Hillsboro bridge. There are three designated viewing areas with bleacher seating, food vendors, and dessert trucks at Red Reef Park, Silver Palm Park, and the Wildflower Property (551 E. Palmetto Park Road). The City of Boca Raton will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys to benefit Toys for Tots at these areas.

The following Intracoastal bridges will be closed to vehicle traffic for approximately 45 minutes each as follows:

  • Spanish River – 6:50 p.m.
  • Palmetto Park Road – 7:20 p.m.
  • Camino Real – 7:30 p.m.

Calling all boaters!  Free entry for boats of all sizes, from kayaks to yachts, with $10,000 in cash and prizes with many categories in which to win. A mandatory Captain’s Meeting for participants will take place on Tuesday, December 12 at the Boca Raton Community Center.


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