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A Holiday Tradition: Panama City Boat Parade of Lights

The holiday season sets sail in Panama City, Florida!

Destination Panama City is thrilled to announce the return of the much-anticipated Panama City Boat Parade of Lights! Teaming up with the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, Hotel Indigo, Harrison’s Restaurant, and the City of Panama City, we’re excited to be illuminating the waters of St. Andrews Bay once again with the cherished community tradition. Be part of the maritime merriment! Whether you’re a captain eager to showcase your creativity or an enthusiastic onlooker, there’s a place for you in this unforgettable event.

Panama City Boat Parade of Lights

Date: Saturday, December 9

Time: The parade starts at 5:30 PM

Route: The parade will begin at the St. Andrews Yacht Club and will end at the Panama City Marina

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Where is the best place to watch the Panama City Boat Parade of Lights?

Looking for the perfect spot to watch Panama City Boat Parade of Lights? Spectators can line the shorelines or gather at the Panama City Marina for a front-row view of the illuminated boats gliding across the bay. Wherever you choose to watch, get ready for a magical evening filled with dazzling lights and maritime merriment!

Are you a boat captain interested in participating?

Attention Boat Captains! Don’t miss the chance to shine bright in the Panama City Boat Parade of Lights! Register your boat now for the opportunity to win big – a fabulous YETI gift basket worth up to $1000 awaits the captain of the best decorated boat, as voted by the public. It’s not just about the prize; it’s about creating a spectacle that captures hearts. Imagine your boat adorned in dazzling lights, making waves of awe among the onlookers. The best part? The audience gets to play the judge! Let your creativity set sail, and let the public decide which boat boasts the most captivating decorations. Don’t pass up this opportunity to showcase your creativity and possibly sail away with a prize worth up to $1000! Register your boat today and be part of a night that will light up the Panama City waters like never before!

Find More Holiday Happenings in Panama City, Florida!

Looking to make the most of your holiday season in Panama City, Florida? Look no further than our comprehensive events page, your ultimate guide to all the festivities happening in the city. From the charm of Shop Small Saturday, where local businesses showcase their unique offerings, to the enchanting Oaks by the Bay Christmas Lights display that lights up the night sky, we’ve got you covered. Don’t miss the magical atmosphere of the Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony or the excitement of the Jingle Bell Express, both guaranteed to fill your heart with holiday cheer. Whatever your preference, our events page is your go-to resource for discovering the best events and holiday happenings in Panama City, ensuring you don’t miss a single moment of the festive fun!