Keys & Key West

November 27, 2015

Where To See Holiday Lights, Holiday Shows and Boat Parades in Florida 2015

Holiday sights and lights are beginning to shine brightly all over South Florida. Some lights have already been lit while others hit the switch this week. Below is a compilation of some of South Florida’s favorite outdoor family-oriented holiday events from Palm Beach to Key West including the famous boat parades; most are free, click each link to view times, locations and possible entrance fees. And no holiday season would be complete without the classic and traditional Nutcracker Ballet, and the Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant. Dates and links for the performances are listed below. Enjoy! and Happy Holidays!

holiday lights, quebec city, google images

holiday lights, quebec city, google images

Holiday in Florida by water

Florida by Water, 2015 Holiday Boat Parades

The Keys & Key West

Key West “Bight” Before Christmas Holiday Celebration
Key Largo Holiday Boat Parade
Marathon’s Boot Key Christmas Boat Parade


Santa’s Enchanted Forest, Miami, open nightly at 5pm
The Polar Express at Gold Coast Railroad Museum

Fort Lauderdale

Oakland Park Music on Main Street Rockin’ with Santa
Holiday Fantasty of Lights, Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek open nightly 6pm
Winterfest Boat Parade Fort Lauderdale
Christmas on Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale

The Palm Beaches

Mizner Park, Boca Raton lights shine brightly every night from 6pm
Downtown Delray Beach lights shine brightly every night from 6pm
Jupiter Holiday Boat Parade & Celebration
Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade

Christmas Shows

Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant

Miami City Ballet performs the classic Christmas ballet The Nutcracker: Adrienne Arsht Center Miami, Broward Center Fort Lauderdale and Kravis Center West Palm Beach

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