From parades to shopping to special holiday performances, these Martin County holiday events are sure to make your season merry and bright!
Thanksgiving Feast at Hutchinson Shores, November 28
Christmas on Main Street Tree Lighting Festival, November 29
Celebrate the lighting of Downtown Stuart Christmas tree with music, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, ornament decorating, face painting, balloon art, a “living manger” petting zoo and cookies and milk on the patio at Duffy’s Sports Grill.
Stuart Christmas Parade, December 6
The Stuart Christmas Parade has been surprising and delighting visitors and locals alike for over 50 years! Head downtown on December 6 to soak in the holiday spirit. The parade will line up on Monterey Road, take a left at Ocean Boulevard and end at Georgia Avenue.
Hobe Sound Christmas Parade, December 7
Kick off the Christmas season with the ever popular Hobe Sound Christmas Parade! Revelers can take in the spectacular seasonal sights along Bridge Road in downtown Hobe Sound.
Stuart Christmas Boat Parade, December 7
The Stuart Christmas Boat Parade is the perfect embodiment of Christmas on the coast! Mariners from far and wide decorate their boats to the delight of parade-goers from around the South Florida area. The parade will begin at the Jensen Beach Causeway, float by Sandsprit Park and end at Twisted Tuna in Port Salerno. Added bonus? This is event is free for spectators and participants!
Winter Vendor & Craft Fair, December 8
Head to Stuart Memorial Park on December 8 for the 2nd annual Winter Vendor & Craft Fair! This year’s festivities will include vendors, pony rides, bounces house, inflatable obstacle course, food trucks and so much more.
Winter Fest, December 14
Make plans to meet Santa Claus at the Mansion at Tuckahoe’s annual Winter Fest event! Families who attend the event will celebrate winter Florida-style with entertainment provided by a DJ, local school choirs, bands, dance teams and a holiday performance – all with amazing waterfront views!
12 Pubs of Christmas Holiday Crawl & Toy Drive, December 14-15
Can you survive the 12 Pubs of Christmas Holiday Crawl? Crawlers will have to brave the journey through Florida’s longest best kept secret, otherwise known as beautiful, historic, downtown Stuart, Jensen and The Manatee Pocket, Florida. Along with presents from Santa, each bar will provide festive drink specials for “The Twelve Pubs of Christmas” participants.
Rhythm of the Yuletide Dance, December 17
Celebrate the season with the National Dance Company of Ireland! These Irish champion dancers, traditional musicians and singers will be bringing Irish dancing and music to The Lyric Theatre in Stuart on December 17. Learn more about Rhythm of the Yuletide Dance here.