The Greater Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point/Margate Chamber of Commerce will host the 56th Annual Pompano Beach & Lighthouse Point Holiday Boat Parade Sponsored by Joey Accardi Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram, on Friday, December 14 th , from 6 P.M. until 10 P.M. In addition to the festivities, spectators will enjoy the decorations and excitement of watching over 50 boats participating in this holiday parade.
We are anticipating a great turn-out and we are so proud to announce that this years “Grand Marshalls – Members of “Freedom Fighter Outdoors”, a non-profit organization that raises awareness, funds and services for injured veterans of any age to enjoy outdoor sports and a variety of outdoor activities. The Freedom Fighter Outdoors members will be on the Lead Boat in the parade and will visit the Sands Harbor Resort where the National Anthem will be performed by Stoneman Douglas student “Samantha Grady”, said Jean McIntyre, President and CEO of the Pompano Beach/Lighthouse/Margate Chamber of Commerce.
The Event Chair, Rhonda Bunker will be joined by “Victoria Burgess” who recently paddle boarded from Cuba to Key West. And the all new commemorative T-shirts were designed by local artist “Dennis Friel” of which part of the proceeds will go to benefit the Freedom Fighter Outdoors organization.
And as a reminder to everyone, the bridges on Atlantic Blvd, 14 th St. Causeway and Hillsboro Blvd will be in the upright position from approximately 6:15 P.M. until 9:30 P.M. for the Boat Parade to pass by. Traffic is usually extra heavy in those areas so please plan accordingly and drive safely.
For additional information please contact the Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Pt/Margate Chamber at: PH: 954.941-2940 or visit the office located at: 2200 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062