Holiday Boat Parade

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Saturday, December 4, 2021
Parade arrives in Jupiter area approximately at 8 pm

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This festive parade, featuring holiday decorated boats and hosted by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, will be held on Saturday, December 4 starting at 6:00 pm and should finish its route around 8:30 pm. The parade will be in the Jupiter area around 8:00 pm. Make sure to mark your calendars for this beloved holiday tradition! 

More than $10,000 will be awarded in cash & prizes to the best-decorated boats in each category. To enter your vessel in the parade, please click here. 

Toy Drive

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 .

Toys can be donated at the below drop-off sites from Monday, November 15 to Friday, December 10. These donations will go to Little Smiles and Toys for Tots.

Drop-off Box Locations and Hours

Community Center 
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 

Town Hall 
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.
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