The Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade has been a family tradition for 22 years!
Creative boat captains decorate their boats for a two hour tour of Matanzas Pass, Siesta Isles and Ostego Bay as they are cheered by fans along the way.
Led by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber boat sponsored by Fish Tale Marina, creating new experiences in boating for its clients for over 20 years. With Santa & Mrs. Claus and celebrity judges from NBC-2 on board, the parade leaves the mooring field in front of Salty Sam’s Marina at 6:10 and heads northwest rounding the corner in front of Bonita Bills and under the sky bridge heading right side of channel in front of the Coast Guard Station. It continues to the entrance to hurricane bay into to Siesta Isles Channels. Then it will will travel towards Bowditch point to Matanzas Pass passing Pink Shell Resort, Nervous Nellies, Matanzas Inn, Ostego Bay and finishing at Salty Sam’s Marina for the Winners Circle Party between Parrot Key Carribean Grill and Big Game.