2016 PALM BEACH
HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE
Free to Enter
$10,000+ in Cash & Prizes
Benefiting Toys for Tots
A premier event of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) and gift to the community, the 2016 22nd Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade kicks off the holiday season this year on Saturday, December 3!
What: 22nd Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade & 17th Annual Toys for Tots Drive.
Where: The parade, led by a Zambelli traveling fireworks display navigates up the Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.
When: Saturday, December 3. Parade begins at 6 p.m. and arrives in Jupiter at approximately 8 p.m.
Who: This year we are excited to welcome local country singer/songwriter and American Idol finalist Emily Brooke as a grand marshal joining Mo and Sally from KOOL 105.5 on the Loggerhead Marina Grand Marshal Boat.
Follow @MIAPBC on Twitter for live updates throughout the parade, or follow the parade using the link below.
Boat Parade Tracker: Coming Soon
The Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade benefits the U.S. Marine Corps. Reserve Toys for Tots organization. Each year, the MIAPBC collects thousands of toys for underprivileged children in Palm Beach County. This event collects more toys for Toys for Tots than any other event in the county!
BRIDGE OPENINGS: 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. Parker Bridge Will open sometime between 6:00 and 6:15. Our permit allows for a 1 hour opening. PGA Bridge 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.