Saturday, December 11, 2021


Please be assured that we will be strictly following the health and safety guidelines set forth by the CDC, government and state of Virginia for every aspect of these events

Prizes Awarded For

Best of Show

Thinking Outside the Christmas & Hanukkah Box

Most Holiday Cheer

Best Spirit of America

Best Beach Theme

Saturday, December 11, 2020

Boat Parade 5:15 p.m. | Viewing Event 5:30 p.m.

Viewing event at Chick’s Oyster Bar. 


Exclusive Captains’ and Sponsors’ Event hosted by

George and Susan Allen

 Thursday, December 9th at 6:30 p.m., where all parade details will be provided to the boat captains.
Address available upon receipt of registration and payment. 

Schedule

SATURDAY, December 11th, 2021
Chick’s Oyster Bar OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

5:15 p.m. – Holiday Boat Parade assembly begins at East End of Long Creek; approximate journey of one hour up to Chick’s viewing area.

5:30 p.m.– Doors Open at Chick’s Oyster Bar Marlin Room VIP viewing event. Join Santa for an evening of food drink, and holiday fun. 

5:45 – 6:15 p.m. – Holiday Boat Parade VIP viewing begins with boats’ arrival.

6:30 – 8 p.m.– Judging and prize awards follow.

Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors!


Admiral Sponsor

Commodore Sponsors

Captain’s Sponsors

Firstmate Sponsors

Helmsmen Sponsors

Interested in a sponsorship?

Click the button for details on your own sponsorship or contact our Executive Director, Gina Benefiel at GBenefiel@VBRescueFoundation.org with questions.

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Boat Registration

Sponsorship Opportunities


To reserve your sponsorship, contact Gina Benefiel, Executive Director of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation at gbenefiel@vbrescuefoundation.org or call (757) 788-1430

EXCLUSIVE PRESENTING SPONSOR —$20,000

Benefits Include:

• Exclusive “Presenting Sponsor” of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Boat Parade
• Recognition as “Presenting Sponsor” with prominent logo placement on event flyers, posters, advertisements, website and press releases
• Sponsor logo and website link prominently displayed on Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Holiday Boat Parade website/homepage
• Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade broadcast by media sponsors
• Company logo displayed on banner at the Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
• Opportunity to distribute and/or display Corporate promotional items at the Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
• Opportunity to serve or nominate a judge for the Boat Parade
• Ten tickets to the Captain’s Party Hosted by George and Susan Allen
• Premium boat docking access for VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
• 12 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar and dedicated seating

ADMIRAL SPONSOR — $15,000

Benefits Include:

• Recognition as “Admiral Sponsor” with prominent logo placement on event flyers, posters, advertisements, website and press releases
• Sponsor logo and website link on Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Holiday Boat Parade website
• Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade broadcast by media sponsors
• Company logo displayed on banner at the Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
• Opportunity to distribute and/or display Corporate promotional items at the Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
• Opportunity to serve or nominate a judge for the Boat Parade
• 6 tickets to the Captain’s Party Hosted by George and Susan Allen
• Premium boat docking access for VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
• 10 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

CAPTAIN SPONSOR — $5,000

Benefits Include:

• Recognition as “Captain Sponsor” on event flyers, advertisements, posters, and press releases
• Sponsor logo and website link on Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Holiday Boat Parade website
• Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
• Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
• Opportunity to participate as a judge at the Boat Parade
• 2 tickets to the Captain’s Party Hosted by George and Susan Allen
• Premium boat docking access for VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
• 6 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

COMMODORE SPONSOR — $10,000

Benefits Include:

• Recognition as “Commodore Sponsor” on event flyers, advertisements, posters, and press releases
• Sponsor logo and website link on Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Holiday Boat Parade website
• Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade live broadcast with media sponsors
• Company logo displayed on banner at the VIP Reception Captain’s Party and Viewing Party
• Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
• Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP reception
• Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
• Opportunity to participate as a judge at the Boat Parade
• 4 tickets to the Captain’s Party Hosted by George and Susan Allen
• Premium boat docking access for VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
• 8 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

FIRSTMATE SPONSOR — $2,500

Benefits Include:

• Commodore Sponsor acknowledgement on Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Holiday Boat Parade flyers, posters, and press releases
• Sponsor logo and website link on Virginia Beach Holiday Parade website
• Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
• 2 tickets to the Captain’s Party Hosted by George and Susan Allen
• Premium boat docking access for VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
• 4 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

HELMSMAN SPONSOR — $750

Benefits Include:

• Sponsor logo and website link on Boat Parade website
• Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
• 4 wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

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