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Independence Day Golf Cart Parade


🇺🇸 4th Annual Independence Day Golf Cart Parade Alert! 🎉 Sponsored by the Riviera Bay Civic Association, let’s make this year’s celebration the best one yet!


🗓 Save the Date: July 3rd
🕖 Parade Time: 7:00 PM (Be ready to line up by 6:45 PM!)

📍 Where to Meet: Behind Liberty Baptist Church, at the Riviera Bay Community Playground


It’s time to deck out your golf carts in our nation’s colors and join your neighbors for an unforgettable evening of patriotic pride and community joy. This event promises a unique blend of fun and festivity as we parade through the heart of Riviera Bay.

Whether you’re a participant or a spectator, this parade is a perfect way to connect with the community and celebrate Independence Day in a truly special way. Bring your family, friends, and your decorated carts and let’s make a dazzling display of red, white, and blue!

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to show off your patriotic spirit and community pride. We can’t wait to see you there, lighting up the night with us!


🚗💥🎇 #RBCA #4thJulyParade #RivieraBay #PatrioticFun #GolfCartParade #CommunitySpirit

Celebrate Independence Day with a Unique Twist: Join the RBCA’s Independence Day Golf Cart Parade!

🏌️ Starting Point: Riviera Bay Community Playground

🌌 Parade Path: To Be Announced

How to Join the Parade:

  • Assembly Location: Gather at the Riviera Bay Community Playground to present your festively adorned golf cart. Ensure your entry by registering at the Community Center no later than October 25th. Registration is complimentary.
  • Theme Inspiration: While we embrace Halloween at its core, feel free to explore a broad spectrum of themes, from eerie classics to beloved cinematic icons. We’re eager to see your inventive flair.
  • Safety First: Decorations must not impede the driver’s visibility or the vehicle’s functionality. With the event occurring in the evening, working headlights are a must.

For Our Spectators:

  • Viewing Spots: Special viewing zones will be established along the parade route, particularly near the park.
  • Parking Info: Designated parking will be provided close to the Community Center and park. Kindly adhere to the directions of our volunteers.
  • Refreshments Available: Look out for the food truck offering snacks and drinks before and after the parade.

Additional Notes:

  • Please be environmentally considerate. Dispose of waste properly and opt for eco-friendly decoration materials.
  • This event is designed to be family-friendly. Let’s make it a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants and spectators!
  • For further information or inquiries, reach out to the event organizers at president@rivierabay.org.

Why Experience the Golf Cart Parade?

Picture the vibrant and imaginative floats of traditional parades, but on a more intimate scale with golf carts. These carts become canvases for Halloween creativity, decorated by participants who also don themed attire. The parade showcases a spectrum of creativity, from hauntingly beautiful to whimsically sporty designs.

The Appeal of Participating:

  • Community Engagement: This parade strengthens community bonds, with neighbors often teaming up to brainstorm and decorate.
  • Inclusivity: Accessible to participants of all ages, it’s a genuine family-friendly event.
  • Safety: Offers a secure alternative for Halloween celebrations, particularly relevant in times when traditional activities might pose risks.
  • Eco-Conscious: As golf carts are electric, this parade is a more sustainable option for celebrating.

Getting Involved:

Interested in being part of the parade or initiating one in your area? Here’s how to get started:

  • Build Support: Discuss the idea with neighbors, friends, and local community figures.
  • Plan the Event: Select a date and map out the parade route to ensure everyone can participate.
  • Spread the Word: Utilize community boards, social media, and local news outlets to promote the parade.
  • Creative Preparations: Choose your theme, gather materials, and start decorating your golf cart. Prioritize safety to maintain visibility and vehicle control.
  • Dress the Part: Coordinate your outfit with your cart’s theme for full immersion.
  • Celebrate Responsibly: Enjoy the festivities while respecting traffic regulations and the environment.



Jul 03 2024


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Riviera Bay Community Playground
9401 2th St N, St Petersburg, FL


Riviera Bay Civic Assocation
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