Floating festivities are popular in the Sunshine State, especially boat parades during the winter season in Florida when yachts and other watercraft are elaborately festooned with lights and decorations.
Boat parades include:
- Jacksonville Light Boat Parade 6:30 p.m., St. Johns River
- December 13 Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade
- Pompano-Lighthouse Point Boat Parade
- December 13 Boynton Beach/Delray Beach Holiday Boat Parade
- December 14 Schooner Wharf Boat Parade in Key West 8 p.m., Key West Bight and Harbor
- December 14 Sarasota Boat Parade 6 p.m. on Sarasota Bay
- December 14 Holiday Regatta of Lights in St. Augustine
- December 14 Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale
- December 14 Boca Ciega Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade
- December 21 Downtown Tampa Holiday Lighted Boat Parade 6 p.m.
- December 21 Punta Gorda Boat Parade 6 p.m.