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What to do in December in Key West

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What to do in December in Key West

Are you looking for something to do in the month of December when you visit Key West?  We all know that December in Key West offers a variety of activities and events to enjoy, thanks to its mild weather and festive atmosphere! Here are some ideas for your visit to Key West in December! 

Key West Lighted Boat Parade

Key West is famous for its Lighted Boat Parade and we offer tickets to join us in this extravaganza!  The Lighted Boat Parade in Key West is a dazzling and magical annual event that takes place during the holiday season, typically in early December. This beloved tradition illuminates the waters around Key West Harbor as boats of all sizes and types are decorated with an array of colorful lights and holiday-themed displays. 

Being on the schooner America 2.0 in the Lighted Boat Parade in Key West is a magical and unforgettable experience that combines the charm of sailing with the festive spirit of the holiday season.

As the day begins, the excitement on our schooner builds. Our crew works diligently to create a masterpiece!  The boat is carefully adorned with an array of twinkling lights, holiday decorations, and festive displays, transforming it into a floating work of art.

Embark on a journey with us!  Our passengers make the schooner shine brighter than all the lights we put on this magical sailboat.

Imagine being on the 105 foot schooner America 2.0 in Key West as the sun begins to set.  The Schooner America 2.0 and all the other participating boats start gathering at Key West Harbor, near Mallory Square and the Historic Seaport.  The atmosphere is one of anticipation and camaraderie as boat owners and captains exchange smiles and greetings.

Spectators line the shores, docks, and vantage points along the harbor to get the best views of the America 2.0. The atmosphere around the harbor becomes electric with anticipation. Families, tourists, and locals all come together to celebrate the holiday season in this unique and tropical style. 

As darkness falls, the parade kicks off, with the boats slowly making their way through the harbor and along the waterfront. The parade route usually covers the waters from Key West Bight to the Historic Seaport, offering plenty of viewing spots along the way. Wave “Hello” to those on shore as you cruise by aboard our magical 105 foot schooner decked out in holiday decor! 

All of the boats are a sight to behold, especially the Schooner America 2.0! The creativity and effort put into these displays are truly impressive! The Key West Lighted Boat Parade is a cherished tradition that encapsulates the spirit of the holiday season in this tropical paradise. It’s a joyful and enchanting event that brings the community together and captivates visitors with its unique blend of maritime creativity and holiday cheer. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, experiencing this dazzling spectacle aboard the schooner America 2.0 is a must during your December visit to Key West.


Key West Lighted Boat Parade

Lighted Boat Parade aboard Schooner America 2.0

Join us for the Schooner Wharf Bar Annual Key West Lighted Boat Parade, a favorite maritime holiday event. Sit aboard the most elegant schooner decked out in holiday decor.  The America 2.0 will parade through the Bight and Harbor of Key West. We will be showing off our crew’s creative design of twinkling lights that will dazzle all! (Call us directly to save 6% online processing fee) 

  Duration: 3 hrs  Boat: America 2.0  Cost: Adult $104


Choosing the Best Sunset Sail in Key West in the month of December

Our ratings are over the top and that is because our crew works extremely hard to give you the best experience for your Sunset Sail in Key West in the month of December!  The Schooner America 2.0 is known for offering a luxurious and memorable sunset sail experience. Its rich history, beautifully crafted yacht, stunning views, and amazing crew make it a popular choice! Take the Key West sunset to a whole new level and grab tickets for one of our Sunset Sails aboard the Schooner America 2.0!  This is one of the best sunset sails in Key West.  

The sunset in Key West is a world-renowned spectacle, often described as one of the most breathtaking sunsets in the United States. Due to its location at the southernmost point of the continental United States, Key West offers a stunning view of the sun as it dips below the horizon and gives you a chance to see the ‘Green Flash’!  

A Key West sunset sail aboard the Schooner America 2.0 is a sensory feast that evokes a deep sense of wonder and appreciation for the beauty of the natural world. Whether you’re a romantic couple seeking a serene moment or a traveler looking for a lively celebration, the sunset sail aboard the Schooner America 2.0 in Key West is a daily event that captures the hearts of all who witness it.


Key West Sunset Sail

Key West Sunset Sail on Schooner America 2.0

Enjoy the best sunset sail in Key West on the Schooner America 2.0!  Take in the vibrant colors of Key West’s famous sunset as you sip complimentary champagne.  On this Key West Sunset Cruise, you will magically glide through the crystal clear surrounding waters whilst being taken care of by our professional and friendly crew.

This two-hour Key West sunset cruise features complimentary champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, and water and passed hors d’oeurves- veggie crudite, cheese and crackers, and shrimp cocktail. There is a cocktail bar on board for purchase. Sit back and relax while Schooner America 2.0 plies effortlessly through the turquoise green Key West sailing waters and off towards the horizon for the quintessential Key West Sunset experience! (Call us directly to save 6% online processing fee)

Duration: 2 hrsBoat: America 2.0Cost: Adult $104 | Child $36


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