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Keep Your Finger On The Pulse
As the county’s largest holiday event of the year, thousands of area residents and traveling spectators flock to the river to experience the magic. VIP viewing parties will be held at the Bradenton Yacht Club, Riverhouse Waterfront Restaurant, and Pier 22 with public viewing locations along the Green Bridge and Palmetto Pier.
Manatee County residents, business owners, and community leaders can support the Manatee River
Holiday Boat Parade by:
● Entering their boat in the parade as a participant
● Sponsoring the parade and getting their business in front of thousands of area residents
● Donating items for raffle prizes and goodies for the participating captains
To participate in the parade, entry forms are available at holidayboatparade.org.
There is a mandatory captain’s meeting at Twin Dolphins Marina/Poolside on Thursday, December 7th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with complimentary appetizers and a cash bar.
Participants receive exclusive perks including tickets to their awards party, complimentary captain’s bags, free merchandise and gift cards, the chance to win cash and raffle prizes, and an opportunity to promote
your business during the parade.