Jacksonville — The City of Jacksonville will light up the St. Johns River with the annual Jacksonville Light Boat Parade on Saturday, November 27, at 6 p.m. Beginning the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel, vessels of all shapes and sizes adorned with Christmas lights will parade along the Northbank Riverwalk to the Fuller Warren Bridge then cross to the Southbank Riverwalk to end at the Duval County School Board building.
Spectators can view the parade from the North and Southbank Riverwalks, including Riverfront Plaza where the event will feature The 904 Pop Up from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. The Jacksonville Light Boat Parade will end with an incredible fireworks display featuring “waterfalls” off the Main Street and Acosta Bridge at approximately 8 p.m
“I am excited for our City to be hosting one of the largest Small Business Saturday events,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “This provides an economic opportunity for our local small business owners to benefit from the tradition of the annual Jacksonville Light Boat Parade.”
Vessels will be judged on overall look and decoration composition. Judging categories inlcude Vessels under 30′; Vessels 30′ and over; Sailboat; and Corporat
For more information visit www.jaxlightboatparade.com.
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