Christmas on the Water coming up

The 25th celebration of the Biloxi Christmas on the Water Boat Parade is Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. with judging from the recently-completed Biloxi Small Craft Harbor.

The boats will travel from the channel south of the Biloxi Lighthouse east along the shoreline, past the Isle of Capri Casino. A fireworks display will immediately follow.

The Kickoff Party for boat captains and crews is Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ocean Springs Yacht Club. The Captains Party (crews are invited!) is Thursday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Biloxi Yacht Club. Registration and parade logistics will be discussed at both parties.

2010 Christmas on the Water Boat Parade t-shirts, sweatshirts and pewter pins are available for purchase at the Biloxi Visitors Center located in the Bond House on Howard Avenue.

To register your boat or for more information, please contact Mary Cruthirds at 228-432-2563 or

Children’s parade: Organizers of the Children’s Walking Parade are now seeking parade entrants. To see a form and read more, click here.