VIDEO: More Than 600 ‘Surfing Santas’ Set To Hit the Waves In Cocoa Beach On December 24
By Space Coast Daily // December 21, 2017
Wear your best, most creative Christmas costume
ABOVE VIDEO: What started as a small family gathering in Cocoa Beach, Florida, Surfing Santas has grown into an international viral sensation.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The 9th annual “Surfing Santa” event in Cocoa Beach is set for Sunday, December 24 at 8 a.m. Last year, there were more than 600 Surfing Santas and other Christmas characters, and this year the event is expecting an even greater turnout.
Win Prizes at the Costume Contest
Wear your best and most creative Christmas costume for a chance to win prizes. Whether you plan on surfing or not and spread holiday cheer alongside Buddy the Elf, Rudolph, and all the other surfing Santas.
All costumes depicting the spirit of the season are welcome to this event and there are no rules, but this is a family-friendly event, so dress appropriately and creatively.
Costume Contest Categories include:
• Babies (0-3)
• Kids (4-15)
• Men (16 and older)
• Women (16 and older)
• Group (2 or more people)
Spirit of Giving
And in the spirit of giving, this event is also for a good cause. All the proceeds from donations and the official Surfing Santa T-shirt will go to Grind for Life and the Florida Surf Museum. Since the inaugural Surfing Santas event in 2009, over $60,000 has been raised.
What a great time and way to spread holiday cheer than by supporting these two organizations.
There will be plenty of parking available throughout Downtown Cocoa Beach and the local area restaurants and businesses will be open to serve participants and spectators. There will also be live entertainment.
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