KCB 2015 Christmas Boat Parade
Click on the video below for the recap of the parade, or scroll down for photos of the awards party:
The Key Colony Beach Fishing and Boating Club in conjunction with the Key Colony Beach Community Association have scheduled their 2015 Christmas Boat Parade to be presented on December 13th beginning at dusk. The Christmas Boat Parade will start in the large canal between the Sadowski Causeway and 7th Street in the City of Key Colony Beach. This year the Christmas Boat Parade will be a charity event with the winners of the top three categories picking their selected charity and a donation will be sent to that charity in their behalf. The Key Colony Beach Fishing and Boating Club will accept donations to help fund the cause, mailed to P.O. Box 510877, Key Colony Beach, Florida, 33051-0877 for this charity event.
The Christmas Boat Parade is open to everyone in the middle keys who want to enter. The only requirements are the boat must be lighted and the crew should reflect the spirit of the Christmas Holiday Season. If need be the organizers can find overnight dockage in Key Colony for those who want to participate but don’t want to return to their own docks in the dark. Dockage can be arranged pre-parade if you choose; this may help facilitate decorating your boat. Make sure to call ahead if you need dockage.
The parade forms in the large canal between the Sadowski Causeway and the 7th Street in Key Colony Beach. At an appropriate time the signal will be given and the parade starts with two complete circles in the large canal, moving past the parade Judges located at the City Hall docks. The parade then passes out of the 7th Street canal and winds its way through the canals on the west side of the City, finishing in the 12th Street canal. Then it is time to join the party!
The parade is easily viewed from either the Sadowski Causeway entering Key Colony Beach or the area behind the City Hall and the post office. Come on down and watch the parade!
There will be awards for the Best in Class, Best in Theme and Most Spirited in two classes, vessels over 30 feet and less than 30 feet.
There are no fees and no forms to fill out. However, those wanting to participate should call: Chet Dunn at (603) 396-7719 so we can prepare correctly for you and your crew at the post-parade party and gala awards program starting at 9:00 p.m. at the Key Colony Beach City Hall Auditorium, Marble Hall as it is known. Please note the party is for Parade Boat Captains and crew only.
Be on a boat! Be in the parade! Be at the party! Remember this is a Charity Event; feel free to make a donation!!