For many of us on the First Coast, Jacksonville’s annual boat light parade has become tradition. For 33 years our portion of the St. Johns River has seen a wide variety of light displays. For those of us always on the hunt for bargain entertainment, this parade will not disappoint.
Head downtown on Dec. 30 to secure your spot along the riverbank, and enjoy the boat parade at 7 p.m. Immediately following the light display, the city of Jacksonville provides a FREE fireworks show, estimated to begin around 9 p.m. Live entertainment will follow by the Boogie Freaks on the Sleiman Riverfront Stage until 2 a.m.
There is a parking garage next to the Landing. The Jacksonville Landing is located at 2 Independent Dr in downtown Jacksonville. Other parking is available on both banks of the river.
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