South Pasadena’s Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
St. Petersburg, Florida

South Pasadena’s Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

Dec 09, 2022
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

MarineMax St. Petersburg and The City of South Pasadena are excited to announce the return of the Holiday Lighted Boat Parade on December 9!


Watch our festive fleet from the boat parade viewing party at Barbara Gilberg Park, hosted by The City of South Pasadena, FL.

Consider donating towards our charity toy drive from 4 pm - 6 pm at MarineMax St. Petersburg on December 6. And then join us for the parade viewing party on December 9 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm as decorated boats pass through local waters starting at 6:30 pm.

Viewing Party Address: Barbara Gilberg Park - 1600 Pasadena Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33707

View the parade route here.



To participate in the parade, contact Rob Antognoni at or 727-287-4997, or register below by December 5. Numbered placards and parade instructions will be distributed to participants on December 6 at MarineMax St. Petersburg from 4 pm - 6 pm, or by coordination with Rob Antognoni. Entry into parade requires a donation towards the charity toy drive. All participants will receive a $100 gas card!

Our boat parade will be led by MarineMax staff and members of the local fire department, and will begin lining up around 6 pm. Commencing at 6:30 pm and lasting for an hour, captains are then invited to park their boats off-site and meet back up at MarineMax St. Petersburg from 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm for prizes and music.

Prizes will be awarded in two categories - boats 25' & under and boats over 25'.
  • First place in each category - $1,200
  • Second place in each category - $750
  • Third place in each category - $500

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6810 Gulfport Blvd S
St. Petersburg, Florida, 33707
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St Petersburg, Florida 33707