Happy Holidays Everyone.
Did you enjoy last year’s parade ?
We sure did !
Remember, this Parade is a Volunteer effort.
If you would like to contribute, please visit our CONTACTS page and give us a call or fill out the form.

Thanks to our supporters
This Year’s Supporters

John Thomas, Skip Swackhamer, The Johnstones, Swanson Health Insurance, Salt Water Garden Club, SunRay Patio, Penny Salter Properties, The Whitekiller Reservation, Michelle Gauthier, Emily Teltschick, Realtor Barbie, Camille & Beau Smith, Cindy Ramone, Realtor Shari Hensley,


Past  Supporters

Ron Hoover Marine, West Marine, Mickey’s Marine, Texas Marine
Bayou Bistro, Baja Cantina, Bayou Vista Beverages, Mary’s Sweet Shoppe, The Clip Joint
Salt Water Garden Club. John Thomas, Barbie Miller
Bobby Martin, Nick Stepchinski, Skip Swackhamer
GC Sheriffs Office – John Venzke
Bayou Vista Police Department, Bayou Vista Fishing Club,
Kathy Chrappa Dream Vacations, Bart Price Gulf Coast, Dale Hudgins,
Creative & Caasco Signs, Bayside Chic, Sun Ray Patio,

and many, many more!

Website- The Johnstones, Gulf Coast Computer

Thank you All


Welcome to the annual Bayou Vista Boat Parade.

(To find us on FACEBOOK  HERE )

This year, our parade will be on Saturday,  December 11th, 2021
  • This year’s Coordinator is: Shelby Dill.  Thanks Shelby, more info may be found on the Contacts page.
  • Parade Route:
    Odd-numbered years, parade starts on Dolphin.
    Even-numbered years, parade starts on Blue Heron.
  • Decorated boats will meet at 5:30 PM in Highlands Bayou, in front of 159A Tarpon (Johnstones’ house).
  • Parade will begin at 6 PM.
  • After Party: John Thomas’ house, 285 Barracuda by boat, golf cart or car!
     How to enter
  • Online entry form is available on this website. ( Click this Online Entry Form )
    This is the preferred method of registration.
  • You may also print out an entry form. Then just fill it in and drop off or mail as directed.
    ( Click this Printable Entry Form )
 How to help
  • Enter the parade, enter the parade, enter the parade.
  • Become a supporter. (Visit the Contacts page.)
  • Help get supporters, gift cards, donations, etc. (Visit the Contacts page.)
  • All supporters will be acknowledged on the website, social media and at the after party.
  • All participants and supporters are invited to the after party.
Captains info
  • Captains meeting: Wednesday, December 8th, location TBD, 7:00 pm
  • See the info on the Captain’s Info page. (Click this Captains Info page)
How to get more information
Thanks to our Supporters
  • It is only with the help of our parade Supporters and hardworking volunteers that our Bayou Vista Annual Christmas Boat Parade has been able to continue for so many years. Thanks to all who help contribute to this great event. Please support all these fine folks.