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Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade

We are excited to announce The Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation are teaming up to bring the community a Gulf Breeze Jolly Holiday Market and Parade on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Join us for this fun twist on our annual tradition!

Jolly Holiday Market | Dec. 3 | 9am-2pm

The Jolly Holiday Market will be inside the Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation Community Center from 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Local businesses, artists, and vendors are all encouraged to join in selling their homemade and festival items. This market will be operated by the Gulf Breeze Parks & Recreation Department.
For more information, contact Tara Carlsrud at Parks and Recreation at or (850)-934-5140

Jolly Holiday Parade | Dec. 3 | 4pm

Beep, Beep…make way for our 1st Annual strolling and rolling Jolly Holiday Parade beginning at 4pm. The new parade will be featuring carts, homemade floats, classic cars, a marching band, bicycles, and walking participants.
The parade will start at Gulf Breeze High School (GBHS) and parade entrants will go on a .8 mile Holiday journey to the Parks and Recreation Community Center. Santa will follow in the traditional Fire Truck.
The parade will start at Gulf Breeze High School (GBHS) and makes it a 1-mile journey into the Parks and Recreation parks.
To register your business, organization, or family, please contact Tara Carlsrud with The City of Gulf Breeze parks & recreation department.

Gulf Breeze Decorating Contest | Dec. 3 - Dec 25

Do your neighbors call you jolly? Is your holiday yard display bright enough to be considered an airline landing strip? Sign up your home or business to compete in our 2nd annual decorating contest!

Submit your address in the competition to be featured on a map from Dec 3 to Christmas Day. The public will be able to view our map online and tour decked out homes in the area and vote on their favorite! The home that receives the most votes will be given the Griswald Award on Dec. 23 which includes a special yard sign, a year's supply of bragging rights, plus a special gift from the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber.

View our map of homes in the competition!

Voting has ended- congratulations to our winners! 

Best residence: Chisholm/Whitney house

Best Business: Granny NANNIES