Presented by the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida

The Parent/Child Meeting Post will be located at the Stuart Bandshellon East Ocean Boulevard, parallel to Stuart Middle School. All children who stray from their parent or group will be safely escorted to the Bandshell to wait for their party to pick them up.

Parade Details

Parent/Child Meeting Post

Participant ​​Drop Off
Walker/Marcher line-upand drop off is in Smithfield Plaza across from Fresh Market, it is recommended that drop off vehicles come from downtown/Ocean or Indian Street to St. Lucie Blvd to avoid Monterey Road. Monterey Rd. will be CLOSED. Drop off begins at 5:15 PM and ends at 6:00 PM. Drop off has to be a quick process so that we can start the parade on time!

Judging will take place during the parade in front of the Grandstand, located just east of Hospital Road.

Bands and performers may stop in front of the
Judges' Grandstand for 45 seconds to perform.


​Float and Vehicle ​Line Up
Parade Vehicle line-up is Northbound on Monterey Road. L
ine-up starts at 4:30 PM. You can line up and make last minute adjustments to your float.  Remember, you need at least 1,000 lights and be theme decorated!

Float and Vehicle Disband 
Floats and Vehicles that need to stop to drop off people or dismantle

  • Turn into Georgia Ave and take direction from Disband volunteers, you may be directed to park on Georgia Ave, on the bus lane or in one of the lots

Floats and Vehicles that do not need to stop to drop off people or dismantle

  • Go straight at Georgia to MLK with your destination in mind

Walkers and Marchers with bus transportation

  • Turn into Georgia and meet your bus in the first lot on the left


Announcing Awards
Awards will be announced immediately following the parade, online. Please check our Facebook pages and/or websites for winning floats and bands!

Trophies will be available for pickup at the VNA office on Monday, December 6th, between 9 AM - 5 PM.

Please contact:

Ashley Rukeyser(772) 419-5513

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida

2400 SE Monterey Rd., Suite 300

Stuart, FL 34996