The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights begin at 6:30 pm. The 2021 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will begin and finish at the tip of Lido Isle in Newport Beach. Each night of this incredible Christmas Boat Parade, it will begin at 6:30 pm. There are multiple ways to view the parade. You can watch it from the land at no cost. You can make a reservation at a restaurant to view the parade.
View the Christmas Boat Parade
The following are a few of 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 bayside is located at 503 E Edgewater and the parade will pass by this restaurant at 7:14 pm.
Join the viewers to view these incredibly decorated yachts, sailboats, kayaks, Duffy boats, and canoes cruise in the Newport Beach Harbor. The 113th Christmas Boat Parade is hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Another way to view the parade is from a yacht. Make reservations at Newport Landing as they have three cruises per night.
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 sight to see!! Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday Season.