20351 Irvine Ave., Ste. C-5 in Newport Beach 949.729.4400
What: 105th Annual Boat Parade
When: Starting Wednesday, December 18 and ending Sunday, December 22.
Where: It starts off Bay Island at 6:30pm and finishes at the same site around 9:00pm.
Why: You will see million dollar yachts, boats of all sizes, kayaks and the like all lit up with Christmas lights. Some boats have animated themes with music and costumed actors. Some owners have spent over $50,000 dollars on boat decorations. These boats will tour the harbor in a 14 mile loop for all to see. If you haven’t seen the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, put it at the top of your list this year. Newport Beach is a great venue for such an event as you can see it from just about anywhere. Some people like to do a small picnic on one of the public beaches. Some people like to go to a fancy dinner at one of the many harbor side restaurants. Others will brave the busy waters of the bay and rent an electric Duffy boat for a more personal experience. However you decide to take in the awesomeness that is the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, don’t be scared to bring the kids, family, friends, neighbors, etc… It is a great show for all ages and brings a new sense of community to our town every year. Also, don’t forget to bring a jacket, the weather can get a bit chilly by the water and of course, bring your Christmas spirit!!
See you there!!