Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights
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Saturday, December 8, 2018

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(850) 697-2585


Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights

Join us for Carrabelle's 24th Annual Christmas Celebration!

Festival:  Marine Street & Ave B 1 pm until......8'ish pm

Find your favorite viewing spot for the Boat Parade along 2 miles of the Carrabelle River Parade starts at 6:15 pm

The Boat Parade can be enjoyed from anywhere along Marine Street & Highway 98

Sing Along & Awards ceremony at C-Quarters Marina after Fireworks 

Join in the Fun with Your Family and Friends!

Plan to attend and/or put your boat in the parade.  Be a vendor.  Visit with Santa & his helpers

Trophies for each boat category      Fireworks Show Finale!

Also, our Downtown Merchants will be open during the Festival for your shopping pleasure

Music and other Entertainment throughout the weekend

All Boats Welcome-No Entry Fee-Any Boat That Floats! Captain's Meeting will be Dec. 8th at 3 pm at C-Quarters Marina.  All vessel Captain's must attend.

Want to be a vendor??  Click here for 2018 Vendor Application & Information Sheet (If you have a website/Facebook page, please include link so we can promo your product line in advance as a participant!)

Want to enter your vessel in the boat parade?  Click here for 2018 Vessel Registration, print, fill out, then either mail back or drop off at Chamber office. 

2018 Event Sponsors: 

SILVER PLUS:  Oyster Radio WOYS 100.5 FM

Honorable Mentions: Fisherman's Choice


2017 Event Sponsors: 

SILVER PLUS:  Duke Energy & Oyster Radio WOYS 100.5 fm

BRONZE:  Christie's Cottage Living, Hartman Law Firm PA, Hog Wild Bar-B-Q, Phoenix Family Health Care  Center, Sea                                                            Crest Real Estate Inc., Harry's Bar/Marine Street Grill

Honorable Mentions:  Jackson Auto Parts & Ace Hardware Inc. & City of Carrabelle Commissioners:  Frank Mathis and                                                                                  Cal Allen

Funded in part by Carrabelle CRA and the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. 

We also want to extend a thank you to all the community organizations and individuals that supported this event in 2017 through in-kind services and additional activities that help make Holiday on the Harbor a special weekend for all:  At Your Service Concierge, Bring Me A Book Franklin, Carrabelle Artists Association, Carrabelle Cares, City of Carrabelle Police Department,  C-Quarters Marina, Chuck Spicer of Forgotten Coastline, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Forgotten Coast Photography, Franklin County Sheriff’s Department,  Franklin County Senior Citizens Center,  Lanark Village Association Inc., Lost Treasure Vintage Gallery, Old Carrabelle Hotel, Rio Carrabelle, Roberson & Associates P.A., Tow Boat U.S., and WOYS Oyster Radio 100.5 FM and all the volunteers.

Saturday, Dec 8th-8 am Marine Street & Ave. B will be closed to through traffic at Hwy 98 for festival set up. Marine Street will be closed from Hwy 98 to Ave C. Patrons of Harry’s Bar, Just Right Marine, and boaters wishing to use the Marine Street boat ramp will be able to access Marine St. by 3rd St. E (George Sands Park across from Dollar Store) via Avenues C, E, F or Gulf Avenue.  Public parking is recommended at First Baptist Church (corner of Hwy 98 & NE 1st Street), Marine Street south of Avenue C or George Sands Park. In order to continue their excellent service to the public, parking on Avenue C is being reserved for employees and entertainers for Just Rite Marine, Harry’s Bar & The Marine Street Grill. Parking & viewing will NOT be closed off by the Chamber at the Marine Street Pavilion.  Streets will be re-opened Sunday morning after festival breakdown & cleanup or sooner if possible.




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