Palm Coast Holiday Boat Parade ~ 2019

Anchors have been announced for live coverage of the Palm Coast Holiday Boat Parade on December 7, 2019.  Singer Linda Cole, known as Central Florida’s First Lady of Song, will co-host along with David Ayers, Vice President and General Manager of Flagler Broadcasting.  Also joining them on air will be Ansley Paige, Flagler Broadcasting’s Florida Palm Coast High School Media Intern.   The coverage will be heard on KOOL 100.9 FM with more than 28,500 listeners in Flagler, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties. 

Flagler Broadcasting owns and operates all Flagler County commercial radio stations, KOOL 100.9 FM, WNZF News Radio 94.9 FM, KIX Country
98.7 FM, Beach 92.7 FM, as well as St. Augustine’s Beach 105.5 FM.

Once again under the stewardship of the Palm Coast Yacht Club, the Parade is expected to exceed last year’s record of more than 47 brightly lit and decorated boats.  It is now generally considered the largest boat parade in Central Florida.  Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland and Sheriff Rick Staly will once again serve as the Parade’s Grand Marshalls.  Hundreds of spectators are expected.

Boaters and fans are invited to start making plans for this colorful and exciting event.  The parade begins at 6 p.m. departing from the Cimmaron Basin south on the Intracoastal Waterway, turning at the Grand Haven gazebo back to the Club House Waterway The Parade will be escorted by boats from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, TowBoatUS, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Palm Coast Auxiliary of the U.S. Coast Guard.

The Parade will pass the Tidelands, Marina Cove, and the Palm Coast Legacy Vacation Resort.  It will then proceed under the Hammock Dunes Bridge along St. Joe’s Walkway and Canopy Walk, pass by Waterfront Park, Grand Haven, Island Estates, the Hammock, and Yacht Harbor Village before disbursing at the Clubhouse Waterway.

Registration is now open to all.  For registration forms, boat captains are urged to contact Parade Captain Robert Ulis at 386-283-5166 or at   Forms and further details about the parade are also available at the Palm Coast Yacht Club website at  Boats must be decorated and registered to participate.  There are no entry fees.  Rain date is set for December.  Official notice of any change to the Parade status will be posted on the Palm Coast Yacht Club website by 4 p.m. on December 7.  Membership in the Club is not required to participate.  

Participating boat captains are required to attend a special meeting on the morning of the Parade outlining safety regulations and procedures.