Vero Beach celebrates Christmas with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Royal Palm Pointe and a boat parade.
Vero Beach Parade
December 2nd, 2016 6:00
Festivities begin at 6:00 PM with the Tree Lighting Ceremony conducted by city officials at Royal Palm Point. Boat parade begins in the Intracoastal waterway between the bridges and finishes at the Vero Beach City Marina. Viewing stations include Royal Palm Point and Vero Beach City Marina. Captain’s Meeting: TBD.
Owners of small boats (with a draft of four feet and under) and large boats (with a draft of over four feet) are invited to be part of the Holiday Boat Parade. Boats will begin their parade from the north side of the Barber Bridge in the Intracoastal Waterway, proceed south to Quail Valley and return to the starting point. There will be two viewings of the colorfully lit boats from the dock at Royal Palm Pointe between 6:45 and 7:45 p.m. Emcees Dan and Geoff from The Morning Show-The Breeze FM will announce the details. Following the parade trophies will be presented to the winners in the decorative, originality, crew participation, audio and light and quality of execution categories.