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Holiday Boat Parade Celebration at the Riverwalk

Holiday Boat Parade 

Saturday, December 5, 2015   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk

The Town of Jupiter and the Marine Industry Association of Palm Beach County are once again teaming up to bring the Holiday Boat Parade north to the Jupiter Lighthouse!

Marine Industries Assoc.The Marine Industries Association is the proud producer and sponsor of the annual parade and On the Water Toys for Tots Drive.  It is their premier "gift to the community".  It can only happen with the help of generous sponsors and the community.  It is FREE for boat owners to enter, and there is $10,000 in cash and prizes awarded for different categories.  Click here to go to their page for more info and to enter your boat.

    Vendors
    We will have spaces for food, beverage and merchandise vendors at this event.  Booth space is 10' x 10' and will be $100 for food and beverages, and $50 for vendors selling handcrafted holiday items.  The vendor sign up will be available in mid October. 

    Sponsors
    Sponsors are needed for this event.  If interested, please contact Jennifer Chaparro by email or by phone at 561-741-2365.  Visit the sponsorship page to see what levels of sponsorship are available for this major town event.

    Bridge Openings
    Due to weather, winds, tides and currents we cannot predict the EXACT time bridges along the parade route will be going up and down. Here are our best estimates based on past parades.

    • Donald Ross Bridge - Will open for the boats sometime between 7:15 and 7:30. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
    • Indiantown Road Bridge - Will open for the boats sometime between 8:00 and 8:15. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.
    • Jupiter Federal Bridge - Will open for the boats sometime between 8:15 and 8:30. Our permit allows for a 45 minute opening.

    FREE parking & trolley shuttles

    There will be free parking in lots on Indiantown Road, east of the US 1 intersection and a FREE trolley shuttle to get you and your family safely to the Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk.  Click here to see a map.
    Toys for Tots
    The Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk is an official Toys for Tots collection location, so bring a new, unwrapped toy for this annual tradition of giving.



     Thanks to our Annual Sponsors:
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