Christmas Events on the Treasure Coast 2023
Looking for Holiday and Christmas Events on the Treasure Coast and South Florida?
Here are some wonderful ideas to help you to have yourself a Florida Christmas by checking some of these off your Christmas Bucket list in 2023.
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Florida in December is absolutely magical. While it’s not cold, the weather has cooled down by a lot and you can get some chilly nights that call for sweaters!
This guide will get you in the holiday spirit and excited to start getting festive! I hope you like this Holiday and Christmas Events on the Treasure Coast Guide.
Christmas Festivals and Tree Lightings
Check out a Christmas festival on the Treasure Coast
Winterfest @ Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach
Saturday, December 2 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, December 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Downtown Vero Beach Tree Lighting Festival
Sights and Sounds Parade
Downtown Fort Pierce
Sunday, December 3, 2023
Main Street Fort Pierce and the Sunrise Kiwanis kick off the 35th Annual Sights & Sounds on Second Parade in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce. This is a must-do experience with a parade starting at 4pm followed by a tree-lighting, and a light show featuring over 100,000 beautiful lights. The lights and music will run from 6:00 – 9:00 pm daily through January.
Christmas on Main Street
November 24th 4-7pm
The annual tree lighting ceremony is here! Christmas on Main Street is presented by Stuart Main Street and The Historic Downtown Business Association of Stuart.
Get in the holiday spirit at this charming and quaint downtown area, where some of my favorite local restaurants are.
Visit a Theatre
A fun way to spend holiday and Christmas events on the Treasure Coast is at our theaters!
117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Check out their showtimes and events for amazing shows like sounds of the season, and more!
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Every year, this family event includes a Broadway-style production with contemporary circus arts. Watch storybook characters come to life, sugarplums dance, and other holiday tradition songs and stories unfold.
This is a spectacular and entertaining event that you should definitely go see. The Kravis Center is wonderful, too!
Markets, Bazaars and Fundraising events
One of the best ways to celebrate is to give back
Tradition’s 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 11th, 2023 1p-7p
Fun, food, music, and kids’ entertainment
Whiskers in Wonderland Holiday
December 9th, 2023 5pm-8pm
The Humane Society of St. Lucie County
Blooming Freedom Market
Sat. December 9th, 9am-2pm
Holiday Market + Event
50+ Local Vendors
Petting Zoo + Face Painting
Food Trucks + Libations
Holiday Photo Ops + Fresh Florals
Holiday Kids Craft
Christmas on the Farm
Annual Christmas Park and Walk
December 21st-23rd and 28th-30th
7pm-9pm at LaPorte Farms in Sebastian
I love grabbing some hot cider at holiday events at farms, and this one has so much to offer-hot cocoa, s’mores, Christmas punch, Santa’s cookies, and a winter wonderland display to frolic through this holiday season.
Watch a Boat Parade
St. Lucie County Christmas Boat Parade
Saturday, December 9th
At 6pm, is the annual tradition where boats Illuminate the the water with amazing lights, music, and festive spirit.
Coca Village Holiday Boat Parade
See Christmas lights
Holiday lights Spectacular
Downtown Fort Pierce: See the trees lit up and synchronized to Christmas songs nightly from December through the first weekend in January.
Mansion in Jensen Beach: the Eustace Mansion
The Holiday and Christmas Events on the Treasure Coast would not be complete without a list of places to see Christmas lights!
This is a must-see if checking off holiday lights on the Treasure Coast. This is an over-the-top residential mansion that decorates beautifully every year. You can park across the street and carefully walk over to the property just north of Jensen Beach Causeway on A1A every night through early January.
Garden of Lights
11/24-12/16 (Fridays & Saturdays), 12/22-12/30 (Thursdays & Fridays)
With your paid admission you are treated to not just the 5 acres of handcrafted light displays. You’ll also see Santa, food trucks, Santas workshop with elves, live music.
Wintergreen Night Lights
December 7-9 and December 14-16
Guided canoe-ride through mangrove forest draped with holiday lights! Attendees will also have opportunities to make and take lanterns, shop the Sustainability Market, roast marshmallows by the campfire, eat smores, and enjoy live entertainment. This is a six night event with different magical experiences each night.
Festival of Lights
Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center
Nights of Lights
4545 N.E. Ocean Blvd, Jensen Beach, FL
You do not want to miss this amazing and beautiful illuminating experience.
PSL in Lights
Friday, Dec. 15, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
This event will feature north pole freeze dance, a visit from Santa Claus, a faux snowball zone, a Festive Pet Contest, children’s crafts and activities, and the best residential holiday light display in the city. Don’t miss the sixty (60) minute Forever Motown – A Holiday Celebration, a world-class vocal group comprised of past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups…The Temptations, The Marvelettes, and The Spinners.
Port Saint Lucie Botanical Gardens
How pretty are these white lights! They had all kinds of displays. See over 100k LED lights illuminate the gardens starting thanksgiving weekend through the end of December. Select weekend have vendors, santa greets, and food trucks.
Meet Santa Claus
Santa Claus is coming to town for Christmas on the Treasure Coast!
Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast
Pancakes with Santa in Port Saint Lucie
Community Center on Airoso Blvd
Check back later to see If I updated this list with any other Holiday and Christmas Events on the Treasure Coast. For now, this should include most of the the holiday things to do on the Treasure Coast.
Check out my post on Holiday Train Rides Near Florida
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