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Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

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!

Select the quantity for the tickets you would like to order. You will be able to enter the individual ticketholders' info on the next page.

When you register you are securing a spot as a boat to take place in the boat parade along the Hillsborough River.