2017-12-01 / Features


Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. behind Gulf Breeze High School on Shoreline Drive, turn left onto McLane Road and end beside First Baptist Church. Those attending may view from McLane Road or Shoreline Drive. Line-up is at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.


2017 Clark’s Lock and Safe Christmas Parade “A Cartoon Christmas” Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Line-up begins at 4 p.m., with all entries in place by 5:45 p.m. at Guy Thompson Community Center at 5629 Byrom Street. Parade will proceed north to James Street, east on James Street to Stewart Street and South on Stewart Street to Elva Street. Santa Claus will greet the crowd on the last fire truck in the parade.

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m., the

Blackwater River in Milton will be

lighted up with gleaming boats on the Blackwater River. Line-up is at Russell Harbor Landing at 7:15 p.m.


Jay Christmas Parade

Participants in the Jay Christmas Parade should be in place at 9 a.m. Dec. 9 at Jay City Park. The parade will get under way at 10. The town’s Christmas Celebration will begin on Commerce Street at 8 a.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit on Commerce Street after the parade.


Navarre Community Christmas


Line-up for “12 Days of Christmas” will begin at noon Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Navarre Library and Holley-Navarre Senior Center. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. Santa will greet parade-goers at the end of the parade. The parade route moves south along Presidio, turns left at Esplanade Street and ends at the back parking lot of Centennial Bank.

Pensacola Beach

Season Your Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m., vessels will begin making their way to Quiet Water Beach. Decorated vessels against a winter sky are a delight for all. Captains compete for prizes as the nautical parade delivers Santa Claus to the Island.

Surfing Santa Beach Parade

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m.

Pensacola Beach with Santa meet and greet to follow.


Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade

The parade begins downtown at Spring and Garden streets at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and features 90 entries and eight bands. The Blue Angels flight team is also part of the fun.

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