Daytona Beach, Forida embraces its holiday season when it shows off it’s Christmas parades. You have to take a look on the Halifax River.
Almost dusk and still light out as the boats head north up the Halifax River.
Up and down river they go, as the traditional holiday parade starts heading under all three main Daytona Beach bridges on the Halifax River to the starting point in everything from small motorboats to multimillion-dollar yachts.
Decorated boats heading north on Halifax river for meeting point near the Seabreeze Bridge.
Reflecting thousands of lights on the water create a unique holiday experience while passengers celebrate with speakers playing out holiday tunes.
Costumed passengers gather for photograph on front of cruising yacht.
Free to the public every December: Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade, Daytona Beach. The event starts on north side of the Seabreeze Bridge at dusk and parades south under the Main Street Bridge, ISB Bridge, Silver Beach Bridge before being judged at Halifax River Yacht Club. There are many viewing locations along the Halifax River, including the yacht club channel river bank, the dock on the channel next to Halifax River Marina, and north side of the entrance to the Daytona Marina and Boat Works. You best arrive early to find parking and prime viewing locations.
Partying with santa on the brilliantly decorated boat parading down the Halifax River, Daytona Beach, Florida.
There is something magical about taking your family or loved one out to this colorful, fun boat parade during the holiday season!
Lighted boat in Christmas Parade heading for ISB Bridge, Daytona Beach, Florida.
This is one of the best ways to be getting into the start of Christmas spirit as lights reflect off rippled water with holiday sounds in the distance from extravagantly decorated vessels.
The boats colorful lighted reflections stand out in the darkness of the Halifax River.
Daytona Beach has this spectacular event every year creating a nice hometown feel.
The brilliant colored boats navigating through marina for judging at Halifax River Yacht Club, Daytona Beach, Florida.
By spending an evening with family and friends you will be getting into the spirit of the starting holiday season by peacefully relaxing and viewing colorful boats drifting away.