The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California. Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seaside homes for the annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade to “Seas the Holidays”. The parade features approximately 250 elaborately decorated boats and draws more than one million spectators each year. You can view the parade from almost any place on the shore FREE of cost.
This year’s parade is December 14 through December 18. Newport Landing provides 3 cruises each night of the parade and all of December to view the amazing light displays. Cruises during the parade travel in the parade and view both ships and estates in full décor. Cruises during the holiday lights cruises view all of the amazing light displays of bay front estates and landscapes along with many of the competing ships in the parade.