December 2018 Parades in Palm Beach County
Annual Holiday Street Parade Schedule
We hope you are just as excited as we are about all of the upcoming holiday parades taking place in Palm Beach County. We compiled a list of dates, times and routes for all the annual holiday parades taking place this 2018 holiday season.
Christmas & Holiday Themed Parades in South Florida
The holidays are not the same without all of these seasonal parades. Listen to the sound of school marching bands playing your favorite holiday songs while parade participants toss treats like candy canes and necklaces from their decorated floats. You’ll also see Santa Clause at many of these parade events waving hello as he passes by as the finale of floats.
Gather up the kids, family and friends and head out to these fun parades taking place throughout Palm Beach County.
December 2018 Holiday Parade Dates & Times
Boynton Beach’s 48th Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hosted by The City of Boynton Beach
The City of Boynton Beach Recreation and Parks Department will host their 48th annual holiday parade which runs through the downtown area. This year’s parade will feature decorated floats, local marching bands, drill teams and dance teams along with a very special appearance from Santa Claus.
Boynton Beach Parade Starts at 4:00 pm
With 12 blocks of parade viewing area, it’s easy to find a great spot to watch with your family and friends. The parade route will start at SE 12th Avenue and make its way down Federal Highway ending at NE 1st Avenue.
When the parade is done, make your way over to Dewey Park for a holiday tree lighting ceremony.
Boynton Beach City Library
115 N. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
Lake Clarke Shores 20th Annual Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 11:00 AM – Noon
Hosted by The Town of Lake Clarke Shores
This year’s “Holidays in Paradise Parade” kicks off at Lake Clarke Shores City Hall and winds first along the west side of Lake Clarke before it crosses over the Mediterranean Bridge to the east side island making its way north towards Forest Hill Blvd ending at Pine Tree Park.
What makes this parade unique, if you bring an unwrapped toy, Toys 4 Tots will pick up it up during the parade, street side.
Lake Clarke Shores Parade Starts at 11:00 am
Those who live along the route will have the best seats. Parade watchers who do not live in the area will also have several great viewing spots offered by friendly home owners willing to share their lawn. Non-residents can also head to the south side of the route to view the parade, just get there early to ensure you get prime parking.
Lake Clarke Shores City Hall
1701 Barbados Rd, Lake Clarke Shores, Florida 33406
Boca’s 48th Holiday Street Parade
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Hosted by City of Boca Raton
The City of Boca Raton is hosting its 48th Holiday Street Parade themed “Sights and Sounds of Broadway” this year. See more than 70 decorated floats and group performances featuring singers, dancers and bands.
Boca Raton Parade Starts at 7:30 pm
Watch the street light up with performers and floats during this festive night parade which begins at Federal Highway and SE 5th Street and then makes its way north all the way to the Mizner Park Amphitheater.
Boca Raton Florida – Mizner Park Area
Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Delray Beach Annual Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 8, 2018 – 6:00 PM
Hosted by Delray Beach Parks & Recreation
The City of Delray Beach will host their annual holiday parade with this year’s theme as Seas & Greetings. This year’s parade will feature 70 entries including local businesses, school marching bands, clubs and performers. The parade ends with Santa Clause riding atop a big firetruck.
Boynton Beach Parade Starts at 4:00 pm
The holiday parade starts at 7th Avenue, just east of Federal Highway, and goes west to NW 5th Avenue where it will end the Fire Station. There is plenty of roadside available for you to bring your chairs while some areas will be standing only.
Delray Beach Parks & Recreation
50 NW 1st Ave, Delray Beach, Florida 33444
Village of Wellington’s 35th Annual Holiday Parade
Sunday, December 9, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hosted by Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce
The ‘Holiday in Paradise’ parade in Wellington, FL, features local dance troupes, cheerleaders and marching bands along with festive floats with your favorite characters and celebrities waving and tossing bead necklaces, candy and treats to parade watchers.
You’ll also see fire trucks, luxury cars and other cool vehicles making their way down the parade route.
Wellington Parade Starts at 1:30 pm
Bring your chairs or a blanket and pick a great spot on Forest Hill Boulevard to watch the parade. We recommend you get there early to get a close parking spot at the Community Center and then situate yourself close to Wellington Trace near the amphitheater.
Vendors will be setup offering drinks and food along the parade route.
Village of Wellington Community Center – Wellington Amphitheater
12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414
City of Lake Worth Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 15, 2018 – 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hosted by The City of Lake Worth
Join thousands of locals to watch performers participate in this year’s annual holiday parade in Downtown Lake Worth at the Lake Worth’s Nutcracker Holiday Fest. You’ll see marching bands, scouting troops, decorated floats and vintage cars make their way down Lucerne Avenue decked out for the holidays.
Lake Worth Parade Starts at 6:00 pm
The parade begins at its route at Federal Highway and 2nd Avenue North. It will make its way through a 2-mile route along Lucerne Avenue and Lake Avenue and heads west to J Street and east to Lakeview Avenue.