• 27th Annual Christmas in the Park and Navarre Community Christmas Parade

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    Name: 27th Annual Christmas in the Park and Navarre Community Christmas Parade
    Date: December 4, 2021
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
    Event Description:


    27th Annual Christmas in the Park & Navarre Community Christmas Parade Set For Saturday, December 4, 2021.


    Navarre, FL - The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas in the Park "Joy To The World!", presented by Walmart-Navarre and the Navarre Neighborhood Market, will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9 am – 4 pm in Navarre Park at the foot of the Navarre Bridge.
    A local tradition since 1994, this event ushers in the holiday season in the Navarre area with a Merry Market where local artists and crafters will gather with great gift ideas for everyone on your list.



    2 pm: Apostolic Light House Church Choirs

    2:30 pm: Rachel Clearman

    3 pm: Fort Walton Beach Community Chorus

    Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with "The Grinch" will arrive by fire truck in the parade and will be available for photos with children as soon as the parade ends.  Visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus are sponsored by Centennial Bank and parents are invited to bring their cameras for photos. 

    Free baked goods and hot beverages will be available at Mrs. Claus’ Bakery sponsored by Okaloosa Gas and Eglin Federal Credit Union after the parade.

    The 20-foot Christmas tree in the park is sponsored by University Lending Group. 
    The Annual Navarre Community Christmas Parade presented by PrimeLending will start at 1 pm at the Navarre Library and will roll south along Presidio Street, making a left at Esplanade Street and ending in the back parking lot of Centennial Bank. 

    This year’s theme, Joy to the World, reminds us that there are so many reasons to celebrate—coming together as a community being one of them.  “The Christmas Parade has a unique way of bringing together the families, businesses and civic organizations that help make our community special,” stated Frankie Gibbs, Chair of Christmas in the Park and the Navarre Community Christmas Parade Committee.
    Parade check-in will be located by the Navarre Library at Noon on Saturday, December 4th, with parade beginning at 1 pm at the intersection of James M. Harvell Road and Presidio Street. 

    Parade Participants are asked to complete Registration Form NO LATER than NOON on MONDAY, November 29, 2021.
    The Chamber Foundation's Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk Fun Run will begin at 8 am at the Holley-Navarre Fire Station at 8618 Esplanade Street (behind McDonalds's).  The first 200 registrants receive a long sleeve t-shirt.  There will be post race refreshments and door prizes.  A special prize will be awarded to the most festive participant. 

    You can download a Jingle Bell Run Registration Form at www.navarrechamberfoundation.org

    For general information regarding this Community Event or the Navarre Chamber, log on to www.navarrechamber.com or call the Chamber at 850-939-3267.


    Event Sponsors:

    Presented By:

    • neighborhood walmart
    • walmart

    Merry Market Sponsor

    Parade Sponsor:

    Tree Sponsor:

    Santa Photos Sponsor:

    Mrs. Claus' Bakery Sponsors:

    The Grinch's Photo Booth Sponsor:

    Contact Information:
    Chanda Ryan, President/CEO - 850.939.3267
    This is a free community event and open to the public.

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