Register NOW for the 1st Annual Virginia Beach Holiday Boat Parade to benefit 

Saturday, December 5, 2020


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 Tribute to “Wave 2020 Goodbye”

Thanks to our sponsors!

Commodore Sponosor
Captain’s 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:
  • Exclusivity as the “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
  • Photo opportunity with Presenting Sponsor and Grand Marshall
  • Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
  • Opportunity to distribute and/or display 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
  • Ten wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar

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
  • Photo opportunity with Admiral Sponsor and Grand Marshall
  • Opportunity to distribute and/or display 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
  • Six 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
  • Six 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
  • Four 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
  •  Four 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
  • Two 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
  • Two 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
  • Two 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
  • Two 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
  • Two wristbands for access to VIP Viewing Party at Chick’s Oyster Bar
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