Will your December be filled with sparkling blue-green waters, white sugar sand, warm sunshine and twinkling palm trees? We really hope so! Everything is better at the beach including the month of December and all the holiday fun that comes along with it. If you’ll be vacationing here on Florida’s Gulf Coast, here are the monthly event highlights that you won’t want to miss. It all happens right near your Indian Rocks Beach rental, so you’re always close to the fun and festivities. Happy December!
DECEMBER 2019 EVENT CALENDAR FOR INDIAN ROCKS BEACH & INDIAN SHORES
Indian Shores Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2, 2019 @7p.m.
Indian Shores Municipal Center
Join in song for a few well-known Christmas carols. Ornaments are on hand for kids to decorate the tree while you enjoy hot chocolate, apple cider or water and a cookie. Best of all, Santa and his favorite elf make an appearance.
IRB Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6, 2019 @7p.m.
12th Avenue Park
Meet up with the community and light up the night with the annual Indian Rocks Beach Christmas Tree Lighting. Kick off the holiday season right here while enjoying cookies, cocoa and caroling. Don’t forget to say hi to Santa.
IRB Holiday Street Parade
Sunday, December 8, 2019 @1p.m.
The Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Street Parade marches in at 1p.m. on East Gulf Boulevard and weaves through each finger or the island ending at Kolb Park. Join in the fabulous fun and festivities with your family, friends and neighbors. Find your spot and celebrate the season in true Florida style.
IRB Holiday Homes Tour
Saturday, December 14, 2019 @noon-6p.m.
Welcome Station at Beach Art Center
This neighborhood tour highlights distinctive homes, each showcasing unique interior design and decked out in festive décor. The Church of the Isles serves as a hospitality center along the way where you can rest, use the facilities and shop for handmade holiday treasures. Get your tickets today.
Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Boat Parade
Saturday, December 21, 2019 @6:45p.m.
Holiday Inn Harbourside
Watch as Indian Rocks Beach lights up as decorated boats parade through the local waterways. The parade heads out under the Walsingham Bridge, then weaves throughout the “fingers” of IRB, finishing off at Harbor Drive North. This is a local favorite holiday event, so don’t miss it.
Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade
Sunday, December 22, 2019 @6p.m.
Chief E.D. Williams Park
Indian Shores and Redington Shores team up each year to showcase festively decorated boats as they meander through the Intracoastal Waterway from the Tom Stuart Causeway to Caddy’s Pub restaurant in Indian Shores. The parade kicks off at 6p.m. It’s free and family-friendly.
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 @9p.m.
Calvary Episcopal Church
Attend a candlelit Christmas Eve service not far from your Indian Rocks Beach rental. The Christmas Eve service at Calvary Episcopal begins at 9p.m.
Caddy’s Waterfront New Year’s Eve Bash
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 @5p.m.
Caddy’s Indian Shores
Ring in the New Year on the waterfront at Caddy’s with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight with fun and festivities leading up to 2020.
Will you have a white christmas on florida’s gulf coast?
It’s not too late to reserve your Indian Rocks Beach rental along the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico.