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Boat Parade Viewing

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Boat Parade Viewing

Looks like there is an annual Lighted Boat Parade the day we arrive in Key West Saturday December 9th. Anyone know if we need to arrive early to get a decent view or is it not super crowded? Thanks!

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Pjk
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1. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

The best viewing areas are relatively small since they have to face the water. If I had my choice of spots I'd try the tower bar at Turtle Kraals. But you realize that you can book a seat on one of the boats?

Pjk

Edited: 13 November 2017, 16:19
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2. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

That’s a very popular event, but I’m sure you can find a spot to view the parade. The Waterfront Brewery has lovely rooftop seating that would be a prime seat to watch the parade.

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3. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

Book a seat on one of the boats? Had no idea but sounds like fun! Any idea where I’d go to check out seats?

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4. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

Guess I should Google before asking. Found my answer.

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5. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

We’ve done the party cat (Sunset Water Sports) for the past few years, always a good time!

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6. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

Last year we were able to get a table at the Westin restaurant sitting next to the water. Plenty of tables available, drinks & service were good, and boats went right past! Loved the Boat Parade!!

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7. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

We've gone out on Appledore a couple times for the boat parade and it was fun, but the past couple years we've watched from Sunset Pier. Seems like the crowds are usually the heaviest the closer you are to Schooner Wharf Bar.

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8. Re: Boat Parade Viewing

The Westin is now the Margaritaville Resort and Marina.

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