Winterfest Boat Parade

Kick off the holidays by attending one of Fort Lauderdale’s most iconic events, the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. On December 10, 2022, watch as over 100 spectacularly decorated boats cruise along the New River and Intracoastal Waterway. Festooned with thousands of lights and holiday decorations like giant inflatable snowmen and Santa Claus figures, these dazzling vessels make for a one-of-a-kind viewing experience. Don’t miss seeing Fort Lauderdale’s version of the Radio City Rockettes when the Winterfest Boat Parade Sirens dance and shimmy from the top deck of a yacht. Arrive early to claim a prime viewing spot along the riverwalk or beach.

Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL December 10, 2022

Phone: 954-767-0686

Holiday Fantasy of Lights

At Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, experience the magic of the Holiday Fantasy of Lights. One of South Florida’s most spectacular drive-through holiday displays, this lantern festival features over one million dazzling lights along a 1.5 mile route. Your party bus will wind through illuminated vignettes including the 12 Days of Christmas, Toy Land, and the Enchanted Forest. Glistening snowflakes, toweringcandles, and a tunnel of lights are just a few of the many impressive photo ops. Make sure to have cameras ready! After passing by Santa’s Village and the North Pole, your ride concludes at the Holiday Village. Here, you can take photos with Santa, decorate cookies, and enjoy amusement rides. With so much to see and do, we recommend arriving when the display opens at 6:30 p.m. to have ample time to experience all the holiday magic.

Address: Tradewinds Park 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Phone: 954-357-8870

Las Olas Boulevard

Looking for holiday shopping, festive drinks, and delicious bites? Head to the shops, bars, and eateries along Las Olas Boulevard. Adorned with twinkling lights and festive wreaths, Fort Lauderdale’s most iconic street truly transforms into a winter wonderland. Browse art galleries and boutiques for unique gifts and souvenirs. Stop for a refreshing glass of mulled wine or hot buttered rum at one of Las Olas’ cozy cafes or bars. And be sure to try holiday treats ranging from peppermint bark at Kilwins to gingerbread pancakes at Spatch. With limited metered parking and closed sections of Las Olas for outdoor dining and events, arriving via party bus means less time finding parking and more time enjoying the sights, sounds, and flavors of the season along this charming street.

Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Phone: 954-828-5685

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Immerse yourself in old-fashioned Christmas cheer at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ annual Christmas tour. As you tour this historic 1920s estate decorated in festive holiday style, costumed guides share stories and traditions from Christmases past. See lavish holiday displays including a towering tree dripping in ribbons and ornaments in the great hall and a table set for Christmas dinner, complete with crackers and paper crowns. Don’t miss the charming Christmas village underneath the towering Norfolk pine in the living room. After touring the home, stroll through the lush gardens and along the beach to see the giant Christmas tree made of 100 inflated holiday orbs. With intricate decorations and nostalgic yuletide ambience, this special holiday event is one not to miss.

Address: 900 N Birch Rd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone: 954-703-2614

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Santa’s Enchanted Forest at TY Park transforms into a dazzling winter carnival filled with amusement rides, holiday shows, festive foods, and opportunities for photos with Santa. Opening November 25 and running through January 8, it’s an ideal outing with family and friends during the most wonderful time of the year. Must-see attractions include the Snow Mountain with tubing down the snowy slope, Elfing Making Village, and Christmas light maze. Don’t miss rides like the Ferris wheel looming 90-feet tall and the Double Decker Carousel with reindeer and sleighs. After working up an appetite, grub on festive foods like gingerbread funnel cakes and loaded holiday churros. With so much holiday entertainment, your group will enjoy an entire evening of Christmas cheer at this popular South Florida tradition.

Address: TY Park 3300 N Park Rd, Hollywood, FL 33021

Phone: 954-966-9195

Florida Renaissance Festival

While not exactly a traditional holiday attraction, the Florida Renaissance Festival offers a unique and lively opportunity for Christmas revelry, Renaissance-style. Don your finest medieval garb and travel back in time for Christmas feasts, plays, magic shows, and thrilling jousting tournaments. Nibble and tipple at the charming pubs. Peruse handmade crafts in the medieval marketplace. And be sure to stop by the bakery for hot cross buns, a traditional English Christmas treat. With nonstop entertainment across 30 acres, your entire group will enjoy fully immersing yourselves in this very merry Ren-Faire style holiday celebration.

Address: 6417 SR 7, Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Phone: 954-776-5948

Bonnet House Holiday Evening Tours

For a one-of-a-kind holiday experience, book your group on the special evening Christmas tour at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Offered in December on select Friday and Saturday nights, these extended tours allow you to see the estate adorned in Christmas finery after dark. Listen to nostalgic stories of holidays past as you walk through the home aglow with holiday decor. Then step out into the gardens awash in a dazzling display of holiday lights and illuminated sculptures. Wrap up your enchanting evening sipping hot cider and munching on sugar cookies during Bonnet House’s Holiday Evening Tours.

Address: 900 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone: 954-703-2614

Rent With Fort Lauderdale Party Bus Company To Hit Every Festive Attraction

Make the most of the holiday season in Fort Lauderdale by renting a party bus or charter bus from Fort Lauderdale Party Bus Company. Our modern fleet and professional team make it easy to visit multiple holiday happenings without the hassle of traffic and parking multiple vehicles. Plus, our buses allow your entire group to celebrate together in comfort, convenience, and holiday style. Call 954-369-0981 today to rent a party bus or charter bus for all your Fort Lauderdale holiday adventures. Our team will match you with the perfect transportation for everything from a festive night out to a full day of Christmas magic with family and friends.