Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade starts Wednesday December 13 2017 and runs thru Sunday December 17 2017.
The Christmas Boat Parade is a Newport Beach Free Family Friendly Holiday Viewing Event from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.
South OC Beaches has all the details for you to enjoy the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade!
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade participants will start from the east end of Lido Island following the celebrated route, with the first public viewing destination now at the new 10.5-acre Marina Park.
The community park offers 177 parking spaces, nautical-themed playground, picnic area and sailing center, and is also the largest public viewing area along the parade route, creating an optimal location to gather and enjoy the festivities.
Residents and visitors will have optimal viewing of the beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail in the parade from the Dine & Watch waterfront and Dine & Walk dining options within walking distance of the many public viewing spots.
Wednesday December 13 2017 Vicki Gunvalson from the hit show “Real Housewives of Orange County”
Fireworks help to kick off this year’s event and can be seen lighting the sky over the Newport Beach Pier at about 6:15 p.m.
Thursday December 14 2017 Holiday Hometown Heroes: Newport Beach Firefighter of the Year Glenn White, Newport Beach Lifeguard Supervisor of the Year Jon Mitchell, Newport Beach Seasonal Lifeguard of the Year Eric Smith and Newport Beach Police Officer of the Year Anthony Yim
Friday December 15 2017 Orange County School of the Arts Celebrated Performance Ambassadors – “MONTAGE!”
Saturday December 16 2017 Charger Girls: The LA Chargers Cheerleaders
Sunday December 17 2017 Members of USC Trojan Marching Band
Fireworks help to close out this year’s event and can be seen lighting the sky over the Balboa Pier at about 9:00 p.m.
The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is located in Newport Harbor.
Take Newport Blvd till you see Newport Harbor!
Marina Park is located at 1600 W. Balboa Boulevard in Newport Beach California.
There is parking available in all City Parking lots.
You can find out more about Newport Beach Parking at The City of Newport Beach.
Street parking along the parade route is also available.
As the parade draws thousands of people, please allow extra travel time to find parking!
For more information about the Christmas Boat Parade, please call (949) 729-4400.