Get in the holiday spirit by joining the City of Boca Raton at the 48th Holiday Street Parade themed "Sights and Sounds of Broadway." Here are some tips to #KnowBeforeYouGo !

*Please note: Road closures will begin at 5pm. Federal Highway will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic from Glades Road going south to Camino Real starting at 5:30pm to approximately 11pm.
What to expect?:
  • 48th Holiday Street Parade featuring 70+ floats
  • Date - Wednesday, December 5
  • Time - 7:30pm - 9pm
  • Location - Federal Highway, SE 5th Street Traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater
  • Weather - The Parade goes on rain or shine
  • The staging area for the parade is from Camino Real to SE 5th Street on Federal Highway in the northbound and southbound lanes. If you are NOT participating in the parade, please avoid this area.
  • Food vendors will be available in front of the Historical Society and Museum (71 N Federal Highway).
  • Restrooms are located on Federal Highway and 6th Street adjacent to the viewing stands at Sanborn Square (72 N Federal Highway).
  • Have a question or need assistance? Our City staff in red "EVENT STAFF" shirts can help you throughout the parade.
How to get there and where to park:
  • FREE Available parking -
  • City Hall (201 W Palmetto Park Road)
  • Building Administration (200 NW 2nd Avenue)
  • Downtown Public Library (400 NW 2nd Avenue)
  • Wildflower Park (551 E Palmetto Park Road)
  • Need a ride? - Hop on the Round the Town electric vehicle and have them pick you up at a designated area. Call or text 561-303-9173 for pick-up.
  • Bicyclists - Bike racks are available in front of City Hall. Be sure to wear reflective clothing and add reflective material to your bike for safety.
  • See Tracks? Think Train - For those walking to and from the parade, look and listen before crossing any train tracks.
  • Charge while you watch - An electric car charging station is available at City Hall.
  • Plan ahead - Whether you are utilizing a shared ride program or driving your car to the parade, leave early and plan ahead in order to arrive to the event safe and on time.
More Things to Do Downtown:
  • Night out on the town - Looking for happy hours, quick bites or fine dining? Check out places to go in Downtown Boca before or after the parade.
  • Oh Christmas Tree - Did you see the decorated Christmas tree in Mizner Park? Be sure to check out its fun light show and holiday music during a family stroll through Downtown.
Get Social:
  • Let's Be Friends - Like Boca Raton Special Events on Facebook to stay updated on event updates as well as future City events.
  • Spread the Love - Use the hashtag #LoveBocaRaton when posting your photos around the City. You might be featured on one of our pages!
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Safety Reminder from Police & Fire Services:
  • It takes four seconds or less for someone to break into your vehicle - Be sure to lock your car and take all personal items with you. Never leave your keys in your vehicle.
  • Plan ahead - Talk to your family members about a potential meet up spot around the parade in case you get separated.
  • Stay in the know - Sign up for NIXLE for road closures, train crossing reminders and emergencies.
  • More safety tips - Listen to Officer Gwynne Friters chat about holiday safety tips on the City's podcast before attending the parade.