Season Your Holidays

Lighted Boat Parade – Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

Lighted Boat Parade Application 2019

*Turn in application and check to 7 Casino Beach Boardwalk. Pensacola Beach, FL. 32561

The Lighted Boat Parade will set sail at 6:30 p.m. from Sabine Marina and make its way around the Santa Rosa Sound to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk where it will dock by about 7:30 pm.

Directly following the boat parade, Santa will make his way to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk Shell to greet the children and a dazzling firework display will take place from the boardwalk at about 8 p.m.

For those wanting to participate and compete in the Lighted Boat Parade, the deadline to register will be Monday, Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. The entry fee is $35 per boat. Compete for cash prizes and bragging rights. For entry details, call or email the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce at 850-932-1500 or email [email protected].

Surfing Santa Beach Parade – Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

Surfing Santa Parade Entry Form 2019

Surfing Santa Parade Hold Harmless 2019

*Turn in application and check to 7 Casino Beach Boardwalk. Pensacola Beach, FL. 32561

Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus making his way down Via De Luna Drive atop a Pensacola Beach fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade.

Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa until 3 p.m.

For those wanting to participate in the Surfing Santa Beach Parade, the deadline to register is Tuesday, December 3. The entry fee is $50. For entry details, call or email the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce at 850-932-1500 or email [email protected].

New Year’s Eve Firework Display – January 1 at Midnight

Keep your eyes focused on the Pensacola Beach skies this New Year’s Eve for a free firework display along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.

At Midnight a dazzling light display, provided by the beach chamber, will take place overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.

Polar Bear Plunge – New Year’s Day – 2 p.m.


Need an exhilarating rush to help kick off your new year? Head to Paradise Bar & Grill on Pensacola Beach at 2 p.m. and plunge headfirst into the Santa Rosa Sound at the annual Polar Bear Plunge.

Hosted at Paradise Bar & Grill, hundreds of dippers and spectators–many dressed in costume- flock to the beach to participate in this long established tradition.

Registration begins at noon and the fee is $15 per person (includes T-shirt). Cub Club participants- those in fifth grade or younger- can register for $5 (includes goody bag). All proceeds go to the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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