Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

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Hillsborough River
Tampa, FL 33602
United States


Tampa’s largest lighted boat parade will happen the Saturday before Christmas, December 17, 2022, along the Hillsborough River in Downtown Tampa. The parade begins at the southern tip of Davis Islands, travels through the Convention Center basin and up to the Heights where the boats will turn around and head to Sparkman Wharf where judging will occur and the parade will end. Judges are pairs from Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of the sailboat and motorboat competitions will each receive a trophy.  All registered boats will receive prizes!

Event is FREE to watch and attend. To participate as a boat, must register on our website!

Contact Name Casey Young

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Location Hillsborough River

Event Type Boating, Festivals/Fairs, Holiday/Seasonal Events, Nature/Environment, Special Events

Audience All

Participation Cost $75

Pre-registration required? Yes

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