Here's how to enter the Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade as a participating Captain!
There's $1900 in cash and prizes with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards going to winners in two categories. Sign up today! https://goo.gl/forms/yImKGx7vipSDkZc02
Thank you to all of the boaters who participated in the 2016 Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade. You all did a spectacular job of decorating and spreading holiday cheer! We also thank our judges and volunteers who helped make this community event possible.
This year's winners are:
Best Decorated Boat Number: Down Under, Captain Steve McNutt
1st place over 40’ – Yellowfin, Captain Heath Daughtry
1st place under 40’ – Down Under, Captain Steve McNutt...
2nd place over 40’ – EW-WE II, Captain Eric Ramsey
2nd place under 40’ – Sassy, Captain Gary Morgan
3rd place over 40’ – ShaCar, Captain Gary Alderman
3rd place under 40’ – Snapper Addict II, Captain Layne Oslrander
A big THANK YOU to the Bradenton Herald for both being a tremendous event sponsor, and for the excellent coverage!!
Please take a few moments to click on the link here to view Tuesday's write up by Marty Clear.
There's less than 1 week to enter the 2016 Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade. Enter your boat for a chance to win a share of $1900 in cash prizes. Every boat captain gets a FREE swag bag loaded with gifts and up to 4 FREE entries to the post-parade Awards Party hosted by Riverhouse Reef & Grill.
--> Get your family, friends, team, group, club, business or otherwise enter today to help spread holiday cheer!! We have a maximum of 25 parade entries, so act fast.
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Watch the 2016 Manatee River Boat Parade light up the night and the Manatee River! This annual event is a staple of the Bradenton / Palmetto community holiday calendar. This is a FREE community event. Come out and join the fun.
Spectators are invited to watch safely from Regatta Pointe Marina / Riverhouse Reef & Grill, The Green Bridge Fishing Pier, and Twin Dolphin Marina / Pier 22.
For more information, inlcuding details on entering a boat in the parade, please visit https://goo.gl/DeG0ZL