Jingle Bell Kid’s Fishing Tournament @ John's Pass Village
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free event for the kids! Free raffle with a ton of great prizes! Trophies for 1st – 3rd in each age group! Bait provided

December 2nd  •  John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk
1 to 8pm

Holiday Glass Painting Party @ Madeira Beach Recreation Center
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm

Holiday Glass Painting Party

December 7th • 6:30pm
Madeira Beach Recreation Center

We will have a variety of cocktail glass styles available from wine to beer stein!
Join us at the Recreation Center for a fun night of painting to your favorite Holiday music. Bring your favorite holiday beverage along and ideas and supplies to go around. Admission is just $20 for all and $15 for Madeira Beach residents! Admission includes the painting of two glasses and will be capped. Register using the ticket link or call the recreation center reserve a spot 727-392-0665.

Holiday PJ’s & Pizza – Free Movie
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at the Bell Tower in John’s Pass Village for a free holiday movie night in your pajamas! DeLosa’s Pizzeria will be selling hot slices. Fun for all ages! Details on movies and more coming soon.

YES – Blankets / Chairs 
NO – Coolers / Pets

51st Annual “Festival of Lights” Holiday Boat Parade @ Madeira Beach
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm

51st Annual “Festival of Lights”

December 9th
6:30 Parade Starts at ROC Park
Parade ends at John’s Pass approx 9:30/10pm

More info:

Florida Holiday Halfathon @ Madeira Beach
Dec 10 @ 7:00 am

Race Details

DATE: Sunday, December 10, 2017
PLACE: Maderia Beach, FLorida
Walkers Early Start: 7:05AM
Wheelchair Half Marathon: 7:30AM
Runners Half Marathon: 7:35AM


PACKET PICKUP There will be packet pickups the week before the race at Fit2Run in St. Pete and Tampa, as well as on Saturday and race morning at Madeira Beach City Hall (race site). See the packet pickup schedule here.

THE COURSE The course is accurately measured and USATF certified, starting in Madeira Beach, heading north on Gulf Boulevard through exclusive residential and commercial communities to Indian Shores, before heading inland to Seminole, north along the smoothly paved Pinellas Trail into shaded and scenic Taylor Park, to the lakefront finish line, the perfect place to relax, recover, listen to live music, eat our homemade hot food, and enjoy some ice-cold beverages.

Afterwards, free shuttle buses will return you to your vehicles near the start line.

32nd Annual Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade
Dec 15 @ 4:30 pm

Celebrate the Season with the 32nd annual Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade, Friday, December 15, 2017.
Held at The Club in Treasure Island – Click here for Parade Route Map

Cast-Off Party: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Boat Parade Launch: 6:20pm
Awards Celebration: 9pm

Experience the spectacle that has been called “Las Vegas on Water” at this year’s TI Lighted Boat Parade. All Treasure Island residents are invited to the Cast-Off Party at The Club at Treasure Island featuring complimentary cake, hot dogs, coffee, cash bar and live entertainment! Enjoy a special guest appearance by Santa & Mrs. Claus. Admission to the fun is one unwrapped toy or monetary donation that will go to our charities, The Bill Edwards Foundation & Christmas Toy Shop of Pinellas.

Residents with Treasure Island waterfront homes host boat parade parties but if you haven’t received an invitation, not to worry – there are plenty of prime viewing spots on the island.

Best public viewing areas for the Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade

  • 115th Avenue on Isle of Palms
  • Treasure Island Causeway Bridge
  • Kingfish Drive at John’s Pass (Gator’s Cafe & Saloon)
  • Blind Pass Bridge (between Treasure Island & St. Pete Beach)

Parade departs the The Club at Treasure Island at 6:20pm
Parade arrives at TI Causeway Bridge at 7pm
Parade ends at 8:15pm at John’s Pass

The Treasure Island Causeway Bridge will close to vehicular traffic at 7pm on December 15, 2017 for approximately 30 to 45 minutes to allow the boat parade to pass through.

There are many ways that you can participate in this year’s parade. Be a sponsor and support this long standing community celebration, register your boat in the parade or volunteer your time. All inquiries for the above can be directed to The Dockmaster’s Office at The Club TI at 727.367.4511×236 or at

Mad Beach Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl – 3rd Annual @ John's Pass
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for the third annual Mad Beach Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl in Johns Pass Village & Boardwalk. Participants are encouraged to donate a toy, in lieu of $10 admission, as all toys donated will help support Seminole Lake Rotary Club‘s Red Sled Initiative dedicated to enriching the lives of children in the Pinellas County foster care system.

6pm – 7pm Check-in begins at DeLosa’s Pizzeria Then crawl your way through the pass – participants and drink specials will be announced shortly. Meet back up at Mad Beach Brewing by 10pm to show off your sweater and win prizes in a crowd voted contest!

Suncoast Surf Shop 52nd X-Mas Party @ Gators on the Pass
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm

Tuesday, December 19th  •  7-11pm
Held at Gator’s on the Pass

Going to be a Fun event! Open to everyone, The Mad Beach Band with many special guests, Billy Prine, Tom Gribbin, Gail Trippsmith and Janie Richards downstairs!
There will be a place upstairs for your kids to hang out. Urban Gypsies will be keeping them singing and playing instuments!
Food will be provided by Gators (no charge).
Bring an unwrapped toy or $5.00 or more to get in! Santa’s Angles will be there to greet you.

The Bronze Lady in John's Pass
Church by the Sea Madeira Beach
Medicine River Animal Hospital in Madeira Beach
DeLosa's Pizza in Madeira Beach