Punta Gorda Isles Christmas Boat Parade

The parade was held December 17th and the route took the boats around the perimeter canal and along some of the transit canals.  I’m not sure how many boats took part this year but, it was an enjoyable evening watching the effort and creativity that went into the displays.  Some simple and some elaborate but all reflected the joy of their owners in taking part in the parade.

Speaking of Joy, that was the theme of the first boat in the parade which had an Angel with a trumpet announcing the arrival of the boats.  The boat was quickly followed by others.




My favorite of the evening though was an animated display of a Poinsettia being watered and blooming as the boat passed by.  Just click on any image below for a better view.



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Retired, living in SW Florida and spending my time at nature photography in my local area. I volunteer with a couple of local organizations to help my adopted home town. Travelling is now by airplane and car instead of a sailboat but happy anyway.
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1 Response to Punta Gorda Isles Christmas Boat Parade

  1. Kiera says:

    Fabulous! Good to see everyone making such an effort.

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