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

Phone Number
(850) 697-2585



Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights

Click here to Watch the whole parade on this wonderful video created by Forgotten Coast TV

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

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

The Pam Nobles Studio Dancers will be performing at 5 pm right on Marine Street! So get those toe-tappin' shoes & cameras ready for another exciting dance program by this awesome group of dancers!

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. You can also register you vessel online by clicking on the website link on the left.

2018 Event Sponsors: 

SILVER PLUS:  Oyster Radio WOYS 100.5 FM

BRONZE:  Christie's Cottage Living, Fisherman's Choice & Phoenix Family Health Care  Center

Mr. John's Party Train-Free rides for the kids fully funded by Hog Wild Bar-B-Q/Hobo's Ice Cream

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 supports this event in 2018 through in-kind services and additional activities that help make Holiday on the Harbor a special weekend for all:  At Your Service Concierge, Carrabelle Cares, City of Carrabelle Police Department,  C-Quarters Marina, Chuck Spicer of Forgotten Coastline, Franklin County Sheriff’s Department,  Old Carrabelle Hotel, Roberson & Associates P.A., Sunset Isle RV & Yacht, TNT Super Center in Thomasville (GA), 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 B. 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 B or George Sands Park.  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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