Why spend another Christmas in the cold when you can soak up the sun and the season’s greetings in southern Florida? Keep reading to find out why the holidays are better in Martin County.
The song “White Christmas” means something a little different down here. With over 21 beaches, Martin County is a beach bum’s paradise. Trade ice cold snow for warm sandy beaches when you spend your holiday season in Martin County, Florida.
70 Degree Weather
With average daily temperatures in the high 70’s, Martin County’s “cool season” is perfect for indoor or outdoor holiday celebrations. If you plan to travel to Martin County during this particular season, make sure to pack your shorts, sundresses, sandals and sunglasses – but leave the gloves and snow shovel at home.
Our laid-back, community-oriented county welcomes people from around the world throughout the year. With a local population of about 150,000, Martin County has a wonderful, small-town feel that guests immediately adore. The holiday season only elevates our already cheerful demeanor. Step in any store and you’ll be greeted with a the tinkle of jingle bells and a friendly “Hello!” Our downtown streets are filled with twinkle lights, sleighs, reindeer and Santa has even been known to make an appearance!
Christmastime on the Florida coast welcomes a slew of classic holiday events – each with their own coastal flair! Make sure you don’t miss the annual Martin County Christmas Boat Parade in Stuart. This popular event features a fleet of boats decked out in their holiday best bringing joy and Christmas cheer to the St. Lucie River. Martin County also hosts a series of Christmas tree lighting ceremonies, holiday shopping events and more.
It’s no secret that Martin County is a shopaholic’s dream vacation spot! All nine of Martin County’s communities offer an eclectic array of retail opportunities – from Calico Trading Co. in Stuart to Chez Bim’s Boutique in Hobe Sound – Martin County’s local shops have enough impressive, eclectic inventory to please everyone on your shopping list.