2018 NEWPORT BEACH CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE
PRIVATE BOAT CHARTERS
110th Newport Beach Boat Parade
Dates: Dec. 19-23
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Details: The Newport Beach Boat parade, hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, is the nation’s longest running holiday boat parade. This is also the biggest harbor parade in California. Grand Marshal of the event this year will be baseball player Albert Puljols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The New York Times hails it as one of the top holiday events in the United States. More than 100 decorated boats are expected to participate. The boat parade begins east end of Lido Island. The first viewing destination will be at Marina Park.
Contact Newport Coast Marine 949-400-3689 to charter a private vessel and participate in the parade
Route: The route of the parade can be viewed online at christmasboatparade.com
Viewing: Spectators can view the parade at several locations, including Marina Park, 10th Street Beach, Balboa Village Boardwalk, M Street Pier, West Jetty View Park, Lookout Point, China Cove Beach, Balboa Island and Via Lido Park.