Holiday Happenings at Anna Maria Island for 2022

Want to join us in celebrating the holidays? Join us for a variety of events on Anna Maria Island. There are still holiday happenings, even on the sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. Known for its year-round mild climate and “tropical” atmosphere, this barrier island is the perfect location to call home, a weekend getaway, or a vacation destination. So, toss your snorkel and pack your presents to prepare for a holiday season unlike any other. 

Join us for a variety of events including Christmas Tree Lighting, Beach Holidays, and even a Santa Stop! 

There is the Holmes Beach Tree Lighting and Bradenton Beach Holiday Faire & Boat Parade – both on December 3rd, and several more events! Bask in the glow of an island set ablaze in lights, Christmas music, and holiday cheer as the island hosts its annual holiday events. We have a Santa Stops here in the City of Anna Maria Island on December 9th. There is a Holiday Walk of Treasures, Christmas in Cortez, and a Bethlehem walk December 9th-11th.

Finally, towards the end of the month we have a Christmas on Bridge Street on December 17th, Roser Community Church Christmas Cantata on December 18th, and on December 21st, there is an Eirinn Abu Christmas Concert at the Roser Community Church. Join us to unwind in the picturesque beauty of Anna Maria Island this holiday season! Ring in the new year right and set yourself up for a fantastic 2023 by basking in the pristine waters and climate of Anna Maria Island. 

‘Tis the Season to be merry and sunbathed in the beautiful waters of Anna Maria Island 

The December holidays are celebrated with the sights, sounds, and tastes of the islands. Anna Maria Island is a vacation destination unlike any other in the state of Florida. The picturesque cottages, charming shops and restaurants, and pristine beaches bring year-round residents, seasonal vacationers, and part-time residents together for an experience like no other.

In addition to our holiday events, there are local restaurants, shopping, nature, and boat adventures. You can go snorkeling with your family or hike through the luscious vegetation surrounding the island. Explore our local beaches and enjoy this all from the comfort of a room at Silver Resorts. We look forward to seeing you here! 

We at Silver Resorts wish you the merriest of seasons and invite you to join us to enhance your Anna Maria Island experience. 


Our Resorts

Silver Resorts offers two locations on Anna Maria Island. Bridgewalk, a Landmark Resort, and Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort.

Bridgewalk Resort

Bridgewalk is located on the quaint, centrally located, Historic Bridge Street and it offers spacious accommodations, most with Jacuzzi tubs and large screened verandas.


Silver Surf Resort

Silver Surf is an affordable Anna Maria Island resort with a private beach and a friendly, social atmosphere.