Hillsborough River Holiday Boat Parade Register

Date and Time:
Sun, Dec 11, 2022; 5:00 PM8:00 PM  (Local Time)

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Hillsborough River Holiday Boat Parade

Boaters and Paddlers Join us for the 20th Annual Hillsborough River Holiday Boat Parade. Celebrating Life in a City with a River Running Through It -The FREE Holiday Boat Parade for ALL Boaters!

1204 W Flora St, Tampa, FL 33604, USA

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Organized By: Tampa Bay Group

Location: 1204 W Flora St, Tampa, FL 33604, USA

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Event Organizers:
Gary Gibbons
   (813) 785-2028

Decorated Canoe

Bring your decorated canoe, kayak or paddleboard and join Sierra Club and Friends of the Hillsborough River for the annual Holiday Boat Parade.  We will launch from the Lowry Park Boat Ramp just before sunset and paddle upstream to just north of the Bird St. Overpass, and then paddle back downstream to the Lowry Park Boat Ramp after dark.  

Pre-registration is required.  


Level: Easy

Cost: Free

Bring: Bring your own boat. Battery operated lights for your vessel, water, lifejacket, whistle (required for your vessel), insect repellant, warm clothing, flashlight

Signup Restrictions: Participants must register in advance for all persons riding in their canoe or kayak and each person must sign the Sierra Club Waiver

Additional Directions: Launch from the Lowry Park Boat Ramp just prior to sunset (approximately 5:35 PM); Arrive in time to decorate your vessel and prepare your boat for launch. In the past, there have been as many as 200 participants, so plan accordingly

Cancellation Policy: Heavy rain cancels

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