Christmas time is always a fun and festive time of year. Celebrating Christmas and the holidays in Naples, FL is just as fun and unlike most of the country, you can wear shorts while touring Christmas lights outside and not get frostbite!
We’ve compiled the Top 3 Fun Things To Do While Celebrating Christmas in southwest Florida.
1. Visit Palm Cottage. Naples historic cottage was built in 1895 and is wonderfully decorated for Christmas. Christmas tours run Dec. 3-28. Dec. 10-21; the Ten Days of Christmas invites guests for a free visit and special presentations from 4-7 p.m. The best part is the cottage is close to the beach and in Olde Naples.
2. The Ritz-Carlton is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of Vanderbilt Beach. During December, they hotel builds and displays a life size Gingerbread House. Be sure to bring the kids for hot chocolate and story time with Santa Dec 7 – 22nd.
3. Christmas Boat Parade. The weather is warm and the waters are calm. So, why not join in on a boat parade decorated with Christmas lights. Visit any one of Naples waterfront restaurants to watch the boats light for the season at The Docs, The Boat House or Tin City. The parade is Dec 14th from 6:15 – 8 pm which includes Royal Harbor to the East and Aqualane Shores to the West of Naples Bay.
Naples, Florida is an amazing place to enjoy the Christmas holidays or really any time of the year. For more things to do year round, please see the Top Ten Things to Do in Naples.