Best Holiday Events in Boca Raton
Holiday season in Boca Raton is filled with unique events that will delight both children and adults.
The Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Mizner Park Amphitheater
The holiday festivities kick-off Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 5:30 PM with fireworks and the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Del Real. This heartwarming traditional event will give participants an opportunity to take their picture with Santa.
Forest of Angels
On Saturday, November 29, 11:00 AM, the third annual Forest of Angels event begins on the Promenade at Coconut Creek, at 4441 Lyons Rd. This enchanting four-week community event features a forest of trees decorated by local businesses and their staff along with the general public and non-profit organizations.
Every weekend from November 29 through December 20, members of the community can take pictures with Santa and partake in fun activities that include face painting, characters from various shows, make and take a craft, and more while shopping at the local shops and vendors along the Promenade.
Special events include the Cutest Angel and Cutest Elf contest on December 13 and a cake decorating contest December 20.
Trees can be selected and decorated any day during this lovely event.
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens’ Festival of Trees
On Tuesday, December 2nd, the fifth annual Festival of Trees comes to life at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. This family-friendly event has become one of the most anticipated holiday season events in Boca Raton.
Trees within the sculpture garden are uniquely decorated by interior designers, architects, local artists, and floral artists, transforming the sculpture garden into an enchanting Christmas wonderland complimented with a dazzling light show and holiday performances by theater cast members, dancers, and local musicians.
The Festival of Trees opens with a gala reception from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM and runs through December 11.
Delray Beach 100-foot Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
On December 4th at 3:00 PM, festivities begin for the annual lighting of the 100-foot Christmas tree and a month of celebration at East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, with the lighting of the tree at 7:15 PM.
37th Annual Holiday Boat Parade
On December 6th at 6:00 PM the 37th Annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade commences at Red Reef Park and Silver Palm Park. Come out and share in this super-fun event that is unique to Boca Raton!
With a plethora of events scheduled throughout the season, Boca Raton offers plenty of opportunities for fun and holiday enchantment.