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.

March 2, 2019

Location: Downtown Pensacola

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Pensacola's largest event of the year! The Mardi Gras parade features over 6000 participants of all different kinds. The parade is not an event to be missed. Check out the events calendar for other happenings throughout the Mardi Gras season.

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 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.