Santa talks with Gavin Strickland, 6, of Bradenton, and his sister Annah, 4, about their holiday wishes during the Anna Maria Island Privateers Christmas party at Coquina Beach.
The Anna Maria Island Privateers steer the Skullywag toward Coquina Beach during thei group’s annual Christmas parade.
A turtle takes a ride on the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch entry in the Christmas parade.
A line forms for a visit with Santa Claus, who handed out presents to each child he visited at the Privateers’ Christmas party.
Privateers serve hot dogs, chips and soda pop to hungry kids at the party after the Christmas parade.