·26th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade and Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots.
·Saturday, December 5 starting at 6:00 p.m. in North Palm Beach and traveling north on the Intracoastal Waterway to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse led by a traveling fireworks display.
·Fireworks grand finale at the Jupiter Lighthouse.
·Parade can be viewed live on WPBF digital platforms
·KOOL 105.5's Mo & Sally are returning as Grand Marshals. They will be leading the parade right behind the fireworks barge. Santa will make an appearance on the last boat in the parade!
·Boat entry is free! An application can be found at palmbeachboatparade.com.
·$10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top three boats in each of the four categories, plus Best of Parade and Fan Favorite.
·Deadline for boat entry is December 1st.
·Boats will be judged by elected officials and community leaders at North Palm Beach Marina.
·Judging is based on three factors: lights, enthusiasm, and themed decor.
·The public can vote for their favorite boat on Facebook once pictures have been uploaded. Be sure to like the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade Facebook page.
·This event has collected hundreds of thousands of toys for less fortunate children in Palm Beach County. The event collects more toys by water than any other event in the country.
·New, unwrapped toy donations will be picked up the night of the parade by volunteers and Marines on volunteer boats. Spectators just need to wave a flashlight and a marked Toys for Tots vessel will come to shore to collect all the toys.
·Monetary donations for the toy drive can be made at PalmBeachBoatParade.com