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The dinghy parade’s backdrop included the Ringling Bridge and the skyline of Sarasota at sunset.

Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | The dinghy parade’s backdrop included the Ringling Bridge and the skyline of Sarasota at sunset.

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Jaelyn and Will pose together at Bayfront Park prior to the start of the Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Jaelyn and Will pose together at Bayfront Park prior to the start of the Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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Marty and Jody Kyle sit in their chairs as they wait for the boat parade to begin.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Marty and Jody Kyle sit in their chairs as they wait for the boat parade to begin.

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Bogey Rowe, 7, and Chino Childs, 11, came to the boat parade dressed in holiday gear.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Bogey Rowe, 7, and Chino Childs, 11, came to the boat parade dressed in holiday gear.

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Nicole, Anne and Todd Weidler enjoy some festive family bonding as they wait for the boat parade to begin.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Nicole, Anne and Todd Weidler enjoy some festive family bonding as they wait for the boat parade to begin.

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People arrived early to get the best seat possible to watch the holiday boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Bayfront Park.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | People arrived early to get the best seat possible to watch the holiday boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Bayfront Park.

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Children watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on a large screen before the boat parade arrives at Bayfront Parade.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Children watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on a large screen before the boat parade arrives at Bayfront Parade.

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John Ready wears his homemade light up hat to the boat parade.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | John Ready wears his homemade light up hat to the boat parade.

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Addison Hartley rides around Bayfront Park while wearing a Santa hat and holiday gloves prior to the boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Addison Hartley rides around Bayfront Park while wearing a Santa hat and holiday gloves prior to the boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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The dinghy parade makes its way around Bayfront Park.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | The dinghy parade makes its way around Bayfront Park.

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One man ran out of room for his lights so he decorated himself for the dinghy parade.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | One man ran out of room for his lights so he decorated himself for the dinghy parade.

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A holiday scene floats across the water on a dinghy that was in the dinghy parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | A holiday scene floats across the water on a dinghy that was in the dinghy parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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A rowboat makes its way around Bayfront Park during the dinghy parade prior to the holiday boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | A rowboat makes its way around Bayfront Park during the dinghy parade prior to the holiday boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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One dinghy was turned into a sleigh and included an inflatable Santa and a mysterious shark fin following close behind.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | One dinghy was turned into a sleigh and included an inflatable Santa and a mysterious shark fin following close behind.

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Anty Tomasi, Dot Schaeffer and Darcy Tomasi dressed for the holiday season for the boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Bayfront Park.
Boat Parade lights up the waters of Sarasota

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 | Anty Tomasi, Dot Schaeffer and Darcy Tomasi dressed for the holiday season for the boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Bayfront Park.

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