Nov 302015

 Floating  boat parades offer exciting holiday festivities in the Florida Keys.

December  12, 7:30 p.m.   Key Largo Boat Parade  Suggested venues for watching include  various restaurants and lounges at mile markers 103 and 104. The parade is free to enter, 305-451-4502

  •         December 12 about 6 p.m.   Boot Key Harbor Boat Parade, Marathon.  Suggested sites for watching include Lazy Days South, Marathon Marina, Dockside Tropical Café and Burdine’s Waterfront, around MM 47-50
    •         December 12 8 p.m.   Schooner Wharf Bar Lighted Boat Parade in Key West   rowboats, tall ships and everything in between roll round Key West’s Historic Seaport and harbor areas. Watch from bars, restaurants and resorts in and around the Historic Seaport, 305-292-3302

December 13  6:30 p.m. Key Colony Beach Holiday Lighted Boat Parade, Marathon area  from the 7th Street canal along canals and cuts. Suggested sites for watching include  Sadowski Causeway at MM 53.5 and the dock area behind City Hall and the post office. An after-party with awards for captains and crews is at Key Colony Inn with a free buffet and cash bar, 305-743-7214
December 19 7 p.m.   Lower Keys Lighted Boat Parade, All boats are welcome to enter the parade  Santa and Mrs. Claus are to lead the parade, which begins at Kiki’s Sandbar on Little Torch Key. Recommended sites for watching include Pine Channel Causeway or Kiki’s Sandbar,  305-923-5370

 Posted by on November 30, 2015
Dec 062011

For spectators on land, enjoy the Lighted Boat Parade in Key West along the Harbor Walk.

The free event kicks off with holiday music by an elementary school’s Steel Your Heart band at the Schooner Wharf Bar at 6 p.m. December 10. The parade featuring decorated sail boats and motor boats is at 8 p.m.

Schooner Wharf Bar is at 202 William St. 305- 292-3302


 Posted by on December 6, 2011
Nov 012011

Enjoy a free parade of power boats and other power boat events in Key West.

The parade of  boats on Duval Street is at 4 p.m. Sunday November 6.

For the various power boat races,  spectators may watch free from  public areas including Mallory Square.

The  Key West World Championship is November 6 to November 13.

On non-race days, enthusiasts may see boats and meet crews at the race area at the Truman Waterfront on Southard Street. Entry is $5 on non-race days.


 Posted by on November 1, 2011