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Tarpon Springs Illuminated Boat Parade

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Visit Tarpon Springs, the home of the Sponge docks for their Illuminated Boat Parade to be held every December.

2017 Parade: Friday, December 1st, following Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs at 8:00 p.m.

Vessels will proceed down the Anclote River and into the bayous where Santa will give out treats to the children in Spring Bayou. There is no charge to participate, but all vessels must be registered to enter. Registration forms may be obtained at the City Marina and at the Recreation Division administrative office. Trophies will be awarded to the best decorated boats.

Best viewing is from Craig Park/Spring Bayou. Boats enter Spring Bayou between 8:00pm and 8:15pm.

Craig Park
5 Beekman Way
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

See the latest details for this years Tarpon Springs Boat Parade.