109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights

109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights

The 109th Newport Beach Christmas boat parade is going to set sail on December 13 – 17, 2017. Each night this incredible Christmas Boat Parade will begin at 6:30 pm. Join the viewers to view the incredibly decorated boats, yachts, sailboats, kayaks, and canoes cruise in the Newport Beach Harbor. The 109th Christmas Boat Parade is hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.

109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

This year there is a new start and end location which is at the tip of Lido Isle in Newport Beach.  See the route below:

Newport Beach Christmas boat parade

The following are some restaurants that you may want to view the parade from. The Newport Lighthouse Bayview Cafe, the parade will pass by this restaurant in the new Marina Park at 6:52 pm. Newport Landing located near the Balboa Pier on the bay side is located at 503 E Edgewater and the parade will pass by this restaurant at 7:14 pm.

Other popular bayfront restaurants to view the parade from including the following:

Pizza Nova

Billy’s at the Beach

Rusty Pelican

Balboa Bay Club

Joe’s Crab Shack

The approximate time the Christmas boat parade will pass by these restaurants is anywhere from 8:39 pm to 8:42. If you have not made reservations, I strongly recommend that you make reservations as soon as possible! For other restaurants and times the parade passes by, please view this link.

Newport Beach Christmas boat parade

There is also the opportunity to view from a boat, and that is the best way to see the parade as truly you are involved and can see the incredible decor. Check out the information for yacht charters. 

Newport Beach Christmas boat parade

There is also local bayside beaches that you can view the boat parade from, on the Balboa Peninsula. Please note parking will be VERY limited, please arrive early.

Hoping you all enjoy the Newport Beach parade of lights!! It is truly a site to see!!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Sharon Paxson is a full-time REALTOR® with EQTY | Forbes Global Properties and has been specializing in residential real estate throughout the Newport Beach area since 2005 assisting Buyer’s, Seller’s, Landlords, and Tenants with their real estate needs.

If you are thinking about buying, selling or renting your home, condo or other Real Estate in the following areas including Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Corona del Mar, Huntington Beach there are thousands of Realtors to choose from. However, it doesn't cost you any more to work with a top Newport Beach CA Realtor. We welcome the opportunity to show you how we get outstanding real estate results with specific and targeted marketing. If you are looking for a top real estate agent who will make a difference you have come to the right place. Use this real estate website to learn about communities and homes for sale.


  • Newport Beach Homes for Sale/Sharon Paxson®
  • Newport Beach area buyers, sellers, renters
  • 1100 Newport Center Drive
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • 949-280-0681 | DRE 01501912


DISCLAIMER: All information, photographs & content contained on this site is the property of Sharon Paxson. You must obtain written permission from Sharon Paxson if you would like to use any of this content contained herein. Opinions expressed are those of Sharon Paxson and may not necessarily be opinions of past and present brokers. Articles may be time and date sensitive. All statistical information utilized to create market reports has been obtained from the CRMLS. Information Deemed Reliable but not Guaranteed.

Copyright © 2024 Newport Beach Real Estate

Scroll to Top