California Christmas Boat Parades


San Joaquin Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 12, 2020, 4-9:30 p.m.

550 Riverview Place
Bethel Island, CA

California Christmas boat parades.

2019 Info:

Lighted Boat Parade at San Joaquin Yacht Club
Santa & Mrs Claus arrive at 5pm
Chili Dogs available for $8

Decorate your boat with Christmas theme and join the parade.
ALL BOATS WELCOME ~ No Registration Fee

Route: Parade goes clock-wise around the island, starting at Yacht Club at 5:30pm, then Taylor Road side - Circles around the island goes by Willow West, then Bethel Harbor, Rusty Porthole, Russo’s, Sugar Barge then back to Yacht Club by 7-8pm.
For viewing, usually gets to Rusty Porthole about an 1-1.5 hours after departing yacht club, so time your viewing location appropriately.

SJYC is located in the Heart of the California Delta on Dutch Slough just south of the Bethel Island Bridge on Bethel Island. The annual boat parade is a fun, local delta event that includes Christmas themes each year.

Included in the parade are Santa & Mrs. Claus on board a yacht, waving to all who can see the merriment on the waterways. Dress warm for the cool night. And for details on viewing spots call the San Joaquin Yacht Club and talk to them before going, as viewing may be limited.

Other fun holiday events in Bethel Island include the Tree Lighting Ceremony and the New Year's Day Frozen Bun Run.

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

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