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Now that we are officially past Thanksgiving, started the eight days of Chanukah, and heading into Christmas, it's time to visit our local winter holiday events in Naples. December is our favorite time of year, and we hope we see you at one of these must-see holiday displays.
Christmas On Fifth Avenue South
December 3, 2021 -- 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
December 4, 2021 -- 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Hosted by the Business Improvement District, Christmas on Fifth is a longtime Christmas tradition with a live-animal nativity scene, activities for the kids, and a skating rink. This event truly is a must-see, so if you're new to Naples, don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Christmas with the community. For more information on this Two-Day Festival, please call 239.692.8436, or visit: http://www'fifthavenuesouth.com.
Naples Christmas Parade
December 7, 2021 -- 6:00 PM
The Naples Christmas Parade is fun for the whole family, complete with floats, fire trucks, marching bands, and civic groups. The parade route will be from Broad Avenue South to 3rd Street South, proceeding north to 5th Avenue South, east on 5th Avenue South, and South on 8th Street South past City Hall, ending at 8th Avenue South and 8th Street South. You can also meet Santa & Mrs. Claus! For more information or to participate, please get in touch with the City of Naples at 239-213-7120.
Marco Island Christmas Island Style Street Parade
December 11, 2021 -- 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
If you're on Marco Island, this street parade is super fun and festive. The floats will be staged at Veterans' Park, and cars will drive a predetermined route to see all the floats. To learn more, call 239-777-1484.
Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay
December 11, 2021 -- 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
If boats are more your thing and you want to see various watercraft decorated with Christmas-themed lighting, you don't want to miss the Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay. You may view the parade from Landings Park, Bayview Park, the Pinchers, and Riverwalk restaurants at Tin City, Kelly's Fish House, The Boat House Restaurant, or Naples City Dock. Masks are encouraged.
Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade
December 18, 2021 -- 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You'll have another boat parade opportunity to enjoy at the Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade. Recommended viewing spots include The Esplanade on Smokehouse Bay and Snook Inn on the Marco River.
Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden
November 26, 2021 - December 23, 2021
December 26, 2021 - December 30, 2021
January 1, 2022 - January 2, 2022
If you want to enjoy a festive walk through nature, don't miss the Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden. Bright colors wash over the Garden at night, and it's a great place to enjoy Florida's tropical winter wonderland. Tickets are required to enter the Botanical Garden, and you will find pricing information here: https://www.naplesgarden.org/calendar/night-lights-in-the-garden/?date=11/26/2021.
Before you drive over to these holiday events, our auto repair team encourages you to make sure your vehicle is ready for holiday travel. We don’t want you or anyone in our community to have car trouble while you are en route to Grandma’s house!
If your vehicle needs repair or service,schedule a service appointment online or call our shop directly. Text “SPECIALS” to (239) 330-2746, and receive $10 off your next service visit.
If you need a shuttle ride, an Uber ride, or a rental car, let us know, and we will arrange those for you. A lifetime warranty covers our work, and if you need financing, that’s available as well. At Happy Wallet Quality Auto Repair, you are in great hands.
You can find us at 3661 Mercantile Ave. #A, Naples, FL 34104. Our business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. We proudly serve all communities around Naples, including Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Everglades City, Ave Maria, and Lee County. We look forward to seeing you soon!