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Free Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade

Palmetto Bay Boat ParadeSanta, his elves, reindeer and plenty of holiday decor and lights will be the star attraction at The Palmetto Bay Canal Association’s Annual Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade and canned food drive on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 5:30 p.m.

Boats will travel along the canal parade route, which runs along Coral Reef Park where the parade begins, Bill Sadowski Park and ending in Southwest Palmetto Bay. Boats will be decked out in holiday lights, garland and holiday characters including Santa and snowmen.

Parade Participants will meet on their boats at Coral Reef Park at 5:30 p.m. Spectators can enjoy the parade from Coral Reef Park, Bill Sadowski Park, or anywhere along the canal parade route.
All interested boaters please call Jeri at 305-206-0757 or e mail at

Coral Reef Park is located at 7895 SW 152 St., Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

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Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at

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