Florida Holiday Parades

Parades make every celebration just that much more exciting. They are away to involve the community, businesses, and volunteers in a fun, interactive way. You’ll find floats, marching bands, animals, and more rolling down Florida’s streets to celebrate our holidays in a big way.

July 3, 2019

Location: Riverfront Park, Apalachicola, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day one day early with food and beverages, a parade, free ice cream, a veteran’s tribute, and more!

July 4, 2019

Location: Navarre Beach Park, Navarre, Florida

Start your holiday with a Picnic in the Park featuring local food trucks. Following this a children's parade and a military tribute show will lead up to the nighttime fireworks show.

July 4, 2019

Location: Safety Harbor, Florida

Safety Harbor celebrates Independence Day every year in style! Check out the parade down main street in the morning and then head to the marina for activities and fireworks in the evening. 

November 30, 2019

Location: Viera High School, Viera, Florida

The Light Up Viera Parade starts and ends at Viera High School and winds around the USSSA Space Coast Complex. 

December 6, 14, 2019

Location: Orange City, Florida

Come to city hall to kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting event that takes place on November 30. On December 8 you can enjoy the Christmas Village and Parade from Dickinson Park.

December 6, 2019

Location: City Hall, Holly Hill, Florida

Listen to Christmas music from carolers while the Holly Hill tree is lit up. It also includes a holiday parade that cuts downtown.

December 7, 2019

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Celebrate the holidays with a parade that starts at 11AM. Stick around for Santa Fest and fun for the whole family. The festival includes pictures with Santa, arts and crafts, and fun activities.

December 14, 2019

Location: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

This parade features local children's groups and school marching bands bringing in holiday cheer alongside Santa Claus. Snowfall from the rooftops makes this Florida winter celebration different from the others.

December 14, 2019

Location: Downtown Tarpon Springs, Florida

The Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade travels through downtown. After it ends a Candy Cane hunt will take place in Craig Park.