December is a great time of year to visit Anna Maria Island! With the spirit of the holidays all around, you will find fun and family friendly events that everyone is sure to enjoy. From Pirate Parades to delicious evenings filled with treats and beverages—our quaint and cozy Island offers it all! If you are thinking of getting away last minute for the holidays this year, consider staying on Anna Maria Island and booking a luxury Anna Maria Vacations rental for you and your family! Trade in the snow and cold for sand and sunshine and get in the festive mood with some of these great activities you will find on the Island this month!
December 13th, 2014: AMI Privateers Annual Christmas Parade
Get in the holiday spirit—Island style—with this fantastic family event! Where else can you ring in the holidays with a pirate invasion? The parade will begin at 10am and will start on the Northern end of Anna Maria Island at the Bay Front Park. The parade will travel South and will trail through all three cities before coming to a stop at the Coquina Beach. More fun awaits here, where you will find Santa and free hot dogs and sodas for the kids as well as more holiday fun!
December 13th, 2014: Christmas on Bridge Street
Did you know that it snows on Anna Maria Island? For the fun filled day of Saturday, December 13th, keep the holiday spirit going by attending Christmas on Bridge Street at 4pm. This historical street will transform into a winter wonderland. Take a picture in front of the Island’s tallest Christmas tree, make your own hot chocolate concoction, enjoy live holiday music from local artists, visit with Santa and even experience snow on the Island! With so much to see and enjoy, you simply won’t want to miss this great event for both kids and adults to enjoy!
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