Naples Florida Christmas Events and Holiday Celebrations on the Paradise Coast
Naples and Marco Island abounds with the magic of the holidays.
The Naples Players Trees & Teas Festival
November 1 - November 19
Attend the 4th annual Trees & Teas Festival at The Naples Players. McSpadden Hall at Naples United Church of Christ will be filled with trees designed by local artists. The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Naples has planned a weekly selection of their favorite holiday teas to sample. A pop-up gift shop featuring teas, treats, holiday wreaths, and mini trees will offer something special for anyone on your nice list. The only way to access this exclusive event is by buying tickets to and attending Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or our sold-out performance of The Marvelous Wonderettes, so get your tickets now while they last.
CHRISTMAS AT PALM COTTAGE
Christmas on Third
Tree Lighting and Naples Centennial Celebration on Third
Holiday festivities begin Monday, November 20, with Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a vintage fire engine at 6:00 p.m. The Tree Lighting is at 6:20 pm in the courtyard in front of Tony’s Off Third. Snow will fall at 6:20 p.m., and again at 8:00 p.m. Visitors may spend the evening strolling along the street and avenues, enjoying live musical performances, viewing elaborately decorated storefront windows with scenes of the North Pole, and stopping into Santa’s Workshop to meet St. Nick himself. Restaurants and shops will be open for extended hours that evening, and the street will be lined with local vendors selling North Pole Treats and Sweets. Dining reservations are highly recommended at restaurants.
Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden at Naples Botanical Garden
Snowfest at Paradise Coast Sports Complex
Drive through Victoria Park
50th Annual Christmas on Fifth Avenue South
Celebrate the holidays on Fifth Avenue South at the most spectacular Christmas showcase in Naples. The event includes exceptional outdoor dining, a Christmas Walk, and Tree Lighting with a special guest!
Fifth Avenue South Christmas Parade
December 5, 6 pm - 8 pm
The spectacular march begins on Broad Street South and finishes on 8th Street South.
Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay
The parade starts at 6:15 p.m., but get there early to get a good view. This parade of privately-owned boats captivates as they cruise along the bay, wrapped in thousands of lights.
Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade
Enjoy a fabulous festive family evening. Watch the boats sail, decked with festive holiday lights and decorations! Recommended viewing spots include The Esplanade on Smokehouse Bay and Snook Inn on the Marco River. The parade starts at 6:00 p.m., but we recommend you get there early.