Much Awaited and Popular Merritt Island Christmas Boat Parade Set for Tonight
By Space Coast Daily // December 15, 2018
Boaters will showcase the spirit of the season
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Boat parades are among the most celebrated holiday events on the Space Coast and the much awaited and popular Merritt Island Christmas Boat Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
The 2018 Merritt Island Christmas Boat Parade will be hosted again this year by Kaleb and Sarah from Blue Marlin Real Estate and Aaron Dumont from Stingray Boats.
Boaters, as always, will once again showcase the spirit of the season by adorning their seaworthy vessels with strands of lights, reindeer and other decorations that represent our tropical-style traditions.
The Captain’s will stage their boats at Sykes Creek Parkway Bridge/Kiwanis Basin at 5:30 pm.
One of the best viewing locations is at the Sykes Creek Parkway Bridge. Do not park or stop on the bridge, there is plenty of parking along the Causeway leading up to the bridge.
The parade proceeds north through Sykes Creek and the adjacent canals, ending at State Road 528.
The Captain’s Party will be held on Thursday, December 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sunset Waterfront Cafe and Bar, located at 500 West Cocoa Beach Causeway.
If you are participating in the parade it is mandatory to attend to sign up for the contests and get your official maps and rules.
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