California Christmas Boat Parades

Marina Del Rey Holiday Boat Parade

December 11, 2021, 5:55 p.m. Fireworks,  6-8 p.m. Parade

Burton Chace Park
13650 Mindanao Way,
Marina del Rey, CA

Snow Wonder at Burton Chace Park 12-6 p.m.
Fireworks show 5:55-6 p.m.
Main Parade 6- 8 p.m. Boat Judging - During Parade

"Kids Make Holidays Bright"

Grand Marshal 

Attendance 25,000

A traditional fireworks display kicks off the evening. Fireworks site is on the jetty near the entrance of the main channel. Experience Christmas at the Marina's Free Annual Holiday Boat Parade and Fireworks Display. Rain or shine, dozens of colorfully decorated boats circle the marina competing for the Grand Prize. The night's festivities usually kick off with a 5:55 p.m. fireworks show, followed by the parade from 6 - 8 p.m. All boats begin circling the main channel of the Marina at 6 p.m.

The annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade will be held on Saturday evening. The Saturday evening parade will run between 6 and 8 p.m. Traditional fireworks that annually noted the beginning of the boat parade will be shot off the south jetty of the marina at 5:55 p.m. The parade boats will circle the Marina main channel several times. As in previous years, the parade boats will be judged on Saturday evening.

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This is where the judges viewing stand is with music being played throughout the length of the parade! Live commentary will be provided by announcers.

Other Suggestions for Viewing The Parade ... Fisherman's Village 13755 Fiji Way Marina del Rey Stake your place along the channel or grab an early seat at one of the restaurants! The parade route circles the main Marina channel and you couldn't have a better seat! Watch the parade while dining at one of the following restaurants located in Fisherman's Village.

El Torito 13715 Fiji Way (310) 823-8941

Sapori Italian Restaurant 13723 Fiji Way (310) 821-1740

Shanghai Red's 13813 Fiji Way (310) 823-4522

The Angler's Choice 13723 Fiji Way (310) 306-5662

Marina del Rey Hotel 13534 Bali Way (310) 301-1000

Parking - Spectators to the Annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade like to park in ten county public parking lots in the Marina. Parking fees for all county lots are waived.

Visitors are reminded that there is no street parking in Marina del Rey.

Public Lot 01
Fisherman's Village
13737 Fiji Way Public Lot 08
4220 Admiralty Way
Public Lot 02
13465 Fiji Way Public Lot 09
14110 Palawan Way
Public Lot 04
Near Burton Chace Park
13500 Mindanao Way Public Lot 10
4101 Admiralty Way
Public Lot 05
4545 Admiralty Way Public Lot 11
14101 Panay Way
Public Lot 07
4350 Admiralty Way
Public Lot 12
14151 Marquesas Way

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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