Downtown Fort Pierce: A Must-Visit Christmas Town

Skip the crowded cities, and spend your Christmas in a charming South Florida small town, Fort Pierce. Located along the Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce is a charming coastal community filled with history, waterfront dining, & shopping- and there’s no shortage of the Christmas Spirit during the holidays.

Rated one of the 20 most beautiful Main Streets in America by Reader’s Digest. 

                             Sights & Sounds on Second Christmas Tree Lighting

Dancing Palm Trees

The Dancing Lights 

It’s Tradition that each year even palm trees get dressed up for Christmas. Come enjoy this “Holiday Lights Spectacular” in Marina Square which consists of over 100,000 lights synchronized to holiday music- it’s a must see for local and out of town guests!

Dazzling Holiday Shows

Go for a night out at the historic Sunrise Theatre & catch one of the nationally touring shows that tour each year.

This year, check out the  Drumline LIVE Holiday Spectacular, a Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker Ballet and more!

Heathcote Garden of Lights

Unique Events 

Sights & Sounds on Second Kick off the holiday season with the Christmas Tree lighting up the center of downtown along with twinkling lights that fill the streets. 

Holiday Boat Parade You can’t help but get into the spirit of the season with fun & festive lights and holiday sounds coming from the water .The parade begins near Harbortown Marina at 6:30 p.m., proceeds past South Beach Causeway, turning around at the Fort Pierce Inlet and will end at the Fort Pierce City Marina- enjoy the parade from a distance at a local restaurant, parks or waterside at the South Causeway Park or the River Walk Center.

Heathcote Garden of Lights will feature a walk through Heathcote’s five acres of gardens illuminated with thousands of lights handcrafted into colorful seasonal and whimsical garden displays. Refreshments, s’mores (the Garden’s favorite), music and special appearances from Santa and Mrs. Claus fill the bill for an annual holiday tradition.

City of Lights Trolley Tours Hop on the historic downtown trolley and check out all the amazing lit homes and buildings in Fort Pierce.

Visit Fort Pierce this Christmas and you’re in you’re for a holiday filled with some of the season’s best.