Holiday Boat Parade
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Parade arrives in Jupiter area approximately at 8 pm
Bring the magic of the annual Palm Beach County Boat Parade into your living room this year! This holiday tradition, hosted by the Marine Industry Association of Palm Beach County, Opens in New Window will bring holiday cheer along the waterways of North Palm Beach to Jupiter! This year, viewers are encouraged to watch the parade on the WPBF (Channel 25) Facebook page, the WPBF mobile app or the WPBF website.
$10,000+ will be awarded in cash & prizes to the best-decorated boats in each category. You have until November 30 to enter your vessel into the parade. To enter your vessel in the parade, please click here Version OptionsHoliday Boat ParadeHeadlineViewing Locations:.
This holiday season the Town is working with the Marine Industries Association to provide multiple ways for residents to donate to local toy drives. Residents can contribute in person by dropping off new, unwrapped toys at the below locations or online through the Marine Industries Association's Holiday Boat Parade website.
Toys donated in person will go to Little Smiles, a South Florida non-profit organization. Online donations will be split between Little Smiles and Toys for Tots.
Drop-off Box Locations and Hours
Drop-off Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 9 PM; Saturdays, 8 AM - 4 PM.
Address: 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, 33458
Jupiter Police Department
Drop-off Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Address: 196 Military Trail, Jupiter, 33458
Drop-off Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM.
Address: 210 Military Trail, Jupiter, 33458
Tentative Scheduled 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.