Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is ongoing Friday December 16 2022 thru Sunday December 18 2022.
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!
Enjoy the 114th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights.
Watch Southern California’s most dazzling holiday lights display with over 100 over-the-top yachts and boats sailing along a 14-mile route in Newport Harbor.
Friday December 16 2022 Boat Parade Features
Parade’s Grand Marshal
Local Heroes: Newport Beach Police Department and Newport Beach Fire and Lifeguard Departments
Salute Newport Beach local heroes – those first-responders and lifesavers who serve our local communities.
Join in celebrating these selfless professionals dedicated to keeping our city safe.
6:30pm: Parade Begins
6:49pm: Boat Parade Sails By Marina Park
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 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.
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.
Times and Dates are subject to change.
Please contact the event organizer for the most up to date information