A Must Visit Christmas Destination

Your Holiday Festivity Guide to St. Lucie, Florida
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Why St. Lucie Should Be On Your Holiday Destination Bucket List

Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway or the perfect place to spend the holidays with your family- St. Lucie has all of the charm, unique attractions and festive events to get you into the holiday spirit. 

Dancing Palm Trees

Enjoy a spectacular holiday light show put on by the palm trees in Marina Square. That’s right, every night starting on November 29th through the end of December, the “Dancing Palm Trees” show will take place in Downtown Fort Pierce every 30 minutes.

Unique Holiday Events

Fort Pierce Christmas Boat Parade

December 7th 

Enjoy a fun, holiday-themed boat parade on the water! The show takes place along the Fort Pierce waterfront from Taylor Creek Marina to the Fort Pierce City Marina. 

Heathcote’s Garden of Lights

November 29th- December 28th

Stroll through a beautiful display of holiday lights and décor at Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Open every Friday & Saturday through the month of December, it’s only $8 per person. 

Sights & Sounds on Second Street

December 8th

Gather with the local community to commence the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas tree, a festive parade & more!

Fun at the Gardens with Santa

December 14th

Come spend the afternoon with Santa in the beautiful gardens at Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. This event is free, bring your camera!

Festival of Lights

December 7th

Sample local cuisine, do some holiday shopping, enjoy live music and the parade! Immediately following the parade, spectators will enjoy the lighting of the 26.5-foot holiday tree.

Holiday Bazaar at Tradition Square

December 14th

This free event will be filled with over 60 booths of local vendors ranging from handmade gifts, to food & drink & more! 

See a Holiday Show

See a show at the Historic Sunrise Theatre. From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical to the Nutcracker Ballet, sit back and relax at one of the outstanding shows coming to the Sunrise Theater this season.

Need Another Reason? 

1. No Sweater Weather

Sit outside and enjoy the light breeze as you relax in 70 to 80 degree weather. 

2. No Crowds

Forget the hustle & bustle of the usual tourist spots this time of year. 

3. The Beach is always in season here

Hit the waves or hit the sand and spend the “busy holidays” relaxing under the sun. Check out all of our beaches here.


Check out our places to stay here and enjoy all that St. Lucie has to offer this holiday season.