2013-12-01 / Happenings

Christmas Parade Schedule

Pensacola Beach Lighted Boat Parade

Friday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m.
735 Pensacola Beach Blvd.

The nautical parade, from Pensacola Beach Marina to Boardwalk, officially delivers Santa Claus to the island.

Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade

Saturday, Dec 7, 10am

Join the city of Gulf Breeze in celebrating “A Florida Christmas.” Parade travels along Shoreline Drive from GB High School to McLane Road. There are plenty of places where families can park along the route, particularly at the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center area.

Navarre Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m.

The community parade begins at 2:30 pm and ends with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Grinch joining everyone in the park for photos and family fun.

Milton Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m.
Milton Community Center to Elva St.

Join in on the “Patriotic Christmas” theme through the streets of Milton.

Surfing Santa Beach Parade

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m.
Via DeLuna to Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach

Holiday floats wind their way down Santa Rosa Island’s main street. Santa rides atop his red fire engine and visits with children.

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.

Jay, (Near Chumuckla Elementary)

Over 250 floats parade down the 1.5 mile path; for many people it is an annual must. The forum and atmosphere surrounding the parade and festival are fun for all. Parade will start at the cotton gin on Chumuckla Springs / Gin Road and end across Chumuckla Hwy. at Salter Road.

Pensacola Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 14, 5:15 p.m.
Downtown Spring & Garden Streets

The Christmas Parade includes local bands from every high school in Escambia County, groups from around the region, and as far away as Houston and New Orleans. Preceding the parade is the popular 1.2 miles Christmas Parade Dash, sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association. With nearly 400 participants each year, the Dash uses the Cox Pensacola Christmas parade route just prior to the start of the parade. The race begins at 5 p.m. and is a maze through the downtown area lined with thousands of people cheering. The course ends at Plaza Ferdinand where a large candy cane is handed to each finisher. For more information on the Christmas Parade Dash, please visit www.pensacolarunners.com.

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