Boat Parade of Lights Captain Application

Destination Panama City is thrilled to announce the return of the much-anticipated Boat Parade of Lights! Teaming up with the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, St. Joe, 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. 

Calling all boat captains! Are you interested in participating in the 2023 Boat Parade of Light? Register below today! Best decorated boat will win a prize worth up to $1000! Onlookers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite boat with the most captivating decorations.

DATE: Saturday, December 9, 2023, from 5:30-7:30 PM
ROUTE: Line-up begins at the St. Andrews Yacht Club and ends at the Panama City Marina
LINE UP TIME: 5 PM. All boats must be lined up at the St. Andrews Yacht no later than 5 PM. You will receive specific instructions at the Captain’s Meeting.
CAPTAIN’S MEETING: All boat captains will be required to attend one of the Captain’s Meeting at Destination Panama City at 101 W Beach Drive on either Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 5:30 PM or Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 5:30 PM.

Are you a boat captain interested in participating? Submit your application today!

Boat Parade of Lights Participant Registration

If Applicable