California Christmas Boat Parades

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade September 14-18, 2022

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade can be enjoyed on terra firma, as well as buying a ticket and riding on one of the lit up boats. Either way, it is great fun.

Tentative Viewing 2022

6:30 p.m. Start - Tip of Lido Isle
Lido Isle Yacht Club
Lido Isle Bridge
Tip of Peninsula / Rhine Channel
6:49 p.m. Marina Park
American Legion Yacht Club
7 p.m. 15th Street Beach
10th Street Beach
Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Bay Island Bridge
Bay Island Channel
Newport Landing Restaurant
7: 15 p.m. Balboa Peninsula Ferry Landing
Harborside Restaurant
Davey's Locker
Peninsula Point Beach
7:32 p.m. Pirate's Cove
Channel Reef
Coast Guard Dock
Balboa Yacht Club
7:40 p.m. Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club
Balboa Island Bridge
Little Island Beach
Little Island Point
7:51 p.m. Balboa Island (South Bayfront / Grand Canal)
7:58 p.m. Balboa Island Ferry Landing
Collins Island
Balboa Island (North Bayfront)
8:10 p.m. Balboa Island Bridge
Newport Beach Yacht Club
8:17 p.m. Harbor Island
PCH Bridge
Bay Shores Community Beach
8:34 p.m. Balboa Bay Resort
Orange Coast College Crew Base
Newport Beach Scout Sea Base
Mariner's Mile
8:41 p.m. Rusty Pelican
8:53 p.m. Lido Park / Lido Bridge
Via Lido North Genoa Beach
9 p.m. Finish - Tip of Lido Isle

For viewing, the most popular locations are on Balboa Island. There are numerous public docks providing vantage points. The crowds gather and the night in which fireworks are launched is the most crowded of all so you need to get there early.

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

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