Celebrate the 2018 Holiday Season and boating community at the 2018 Manatee County Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 8.
The Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade is a staple of the Bradenton/Palmetto holiday calendar. Volunteers sign up to decorate their boats for chances at cash prizes. Spectators are invited to watch the parade from public locations at Regatta Pointe Marina / Riverhouse Reef & Grill, the Green Bridge Fishing Pier, and Twin Dolphin Marina / PIER 22. Bring the whole family to watch beautiful parade boat floats light up the night and the Manatee River!
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