For Immediate Release
Kathy Marler Blue
Destin History and Fishing Museum
Annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Lighted Boat Parade
The Destin History and Fishing Museum will be hosting the 25th Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade Sunday, December 4, 2011. Festivities will be held that afternoon all along the Harbor and the Lighted Boat Parade and judging will start at 6 P.M. upstairs at Harry Tís Restaurant. Boats will start lining up in the Harbor between 5 and 5:30 PM. Fireworks in the East Pass will light up the sky after the parade.
Mark your calendar and plan to add this event to your holiday activities. The parade can be viewed from docks and restaurants west of Grand Harbor Condominiums on Destin Harbor. All commercial, charter, and private boats are invited to help light up the Harbor with the true Destin spirit. You may pick up an entry form in person at the Museum, Destin Community Center, City Hall, Destin Chamber of Commerce, or many Harbor businesses. You may also request a fax or email copy by calling the Destin History and Fishing Museum at 850-837-6611 or email
There is a $25 entry fee per boat.
There will be awards in seven categories: private 30 ft. and under, private 31 ft. and over, charter/commercial boat 30 ft. and under, charter/commercial boat 31 ft. and over, tour boat/motorized, sailboat 30 ft. and under, sailboat 31 ft. and over. Prizes will be awarded in each category. An additional award will go to the Best Overall lighted boat entry. In case of bad weather, the event will be held on Sunday, December 11.