Coco Gauff to lead the Delray Beach Holiday Parade: Hometown hero becomes Grand Marshal

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Coco Gauff, of the United States, reacts after defeating Karolina Muchova, of the Czech Republic, during the women’s singles semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, in

Tennis sensation and hometown hero, Coco Gauff, will take the lead in the upcoming Delray Beach Holiday Parade.

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The 19-year-old Delray Beach native won the 2023 U.S. Open on September 29.

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According to the City of Delray Beach, Gauff will be the Grand Marshal. She will lead the parade featuring more than 70 floats, marching bands, dance teams and walking groups. The Delray Beach Fire Department will have Santa riding along on their fire truck.

“We are thrilled to have Coco Gauff, a true Delray Beach success story, lead the Delray Beach Holiday Parade this year,” Mayor Shelly Petrolia said. “Coco has captured the hearts of tennis enthusiasts worldwide with her remarkable talent, determination, and sportsmanship, and we here at home could not be happier, or prouder.”

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The parade will take place on Saturday, December 9, at 6 p.m., along Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach from the Intracoastal Bridge to NW 5th Avenue.

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