12/3 - Winterfest Lantana is presented by the Greater Lantana Chamber of Commerce and Palm Beach School for Autism at the Lantana Sports Complex on Lantana Road just east of I-95. Rides, food, crafts, Santa, entertainment and more. Noon-midnight. Free. 585-8664.
12/3 - Boynton Beach Holiday Extravaganza and Annual Holiday Parade is held at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre, East Ocean Avenue between Seacrest Boulevard & NE 1st Street. New, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots welcome in front of the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum. Presented by the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. Events include: 5 pm Parade - north on Federal Highway (form SE 12th Street to Ocean Avenue); 6:30 pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony on Ocean Avenue between Seacrest Boulevard & SE 1st Street and 7 pm - free concert featuring Brass Transit, a “Chicago” Tribute Band. Food and beverages available, no pets allowed. Park at Bank of America, E. Ocean Avenue and Federal Highway and ride the free trolley (6-11 pm) to the event. Free. 742-6237.
12/3 - Lake Worth Holiday Stroll is presented by the Downtown Cultural Alliance along Lake and Lucerne Avenues in downtown. Merchants vie for best decorated holiday windows. 5-9 pm. From 6-10 pm the Community Redevelopment Agency presents Holly-Days, Lake Worth with petting zoo, letters to Santa and tree lighting ceremony with “I Love Lucy” theme. Free. 215-205-9441.
12/7 - 41st Annual Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade on Federal Highway from SE 8th Street north to Mizner Park. Theme is “Having a Ball in Boca.” 7:30 pm. Free. 393-7806 selection 2 or or www.myboca.us.
12/8 - Holiday Party & Show at the Senior Center, 1021 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach. 10 am. Free. 742-6570 or www.boynton-beach.org.
12/9 - Boynton & Delray Beach’s Annual Boat Parade - Brightly-decorated boats line up at the Boynton Beach Inlet and travel south along the Intracoastal Waterway to the C-15 canal in Delray Beach. Viewing areas are located at the Boynton Harbor Marina and along the parade route. Please bring new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Parking available at First Financial Plaza, NE corner of Ocean Avenue & Federal Highway. Food and drink vendors available. No pets allowed. Pre-party starts at 5:30 pm, featuring live music, pictures with Santa and more, at the Boynton Harbor Marina by Two Georges Waterfront Grille. To enter your boat, call 737-3256 ext. 219. Parade: 6:30 pm. 742-6246.
12/10 - Kids Day at the Tree at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Visit Santa and play in the snow at the Famous 100-Foot Christmas Tree. 10 am-4 pm. Free. 279-1380 ext. 17.
12/10 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade presented by Delray Beach Parks and Recreation. Theme is “Celebrating the Centennial.” Parade begins on Atlantic Avenue at Venetian Drive and heads west to the Courthouse. 6 pm. Free. 243-7277.
12/10 - Santa’s Wonderland Workshop and Light Up the Night Parade is held at the Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Family event sponsored by Kiwanis Club and the Greater Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce. Noon-6 pm. Bike giveaway in afternoon, parade with local high school bands and floats is held from 6-8 pm. Free. 493-2550.
12/13 - Family Holiday Open House at the Boynton Beach City Library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. Entertainers perform interactive story The Great Pizza Contest where the audience helps the Mayor of Mozzarella decide who makes the best pizza in town. Make a craft and enjoy light refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. All ages. 6:45-8 pm. Free. 742-6397.
12/17 - Tuba Christmas at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums. Outdoor event, bring chairs or blankets. 5 pm. Free. 297-3853.
12/17 - Sounds of the Season at the Lake Worth Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Ave. Local choirs perform holiday music, plus local high school and community bands. 5-9 pm. Free. 493-2550 or www.lakeworthcra.org.
12/17 - 35th Annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade along the Intracoastal Waterway beginning at the C-15 Canal (Boca Raton/Delray Beach border). Bleacher viewing at Silver Palm Park & Red Reef Park. 6:30 pm. Free. 393-7806 selection 2.
12/20 - Menorah Lighting at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave. Time: sundown. Free. 279-1380 ext. 17.
12/23&24 - Christmas Eve Concert by Journey Church at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. No coolers, chairs, pets, umbrellas, outside food or beverages or backpacks. 4:30-7 pm. Free. 393-79847 or www.myboca.us.