The Fiesta of Five Flags Centennial Imports Boat Parade sets sail from the Pensacola Yacht Club at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. The parade of over 25 marine vessels will start at the mouth of the Bayou Chico Bridge and will make its way to the Quietwater Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach.
The community is encouraged to join the procession of boats escorting Don Tristan DeLuna’s yacht to the shores of Pensacola Beach where he will be welcomed by Chief Mayoki, his Queen, White Dove, and tribe at the DeLuna Landing Ceremony.
After the Boat Parade, all spectator boats and passengers are invited to Flounders Chowder House for the Fiesta Beach Bash from 3 to 6 p.m. Boat may anchor behind the establishment to enjoy live entertainment, drink specials and cash prizes for the best decorated sport-themed or sports team-themed boat. Judging will take place as boats pass under the Bob Sikes Bridge during the Boat Parade. Winners will be announced during the bash and must be present to win.