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Holiday Lights Cruises: Newport Beach Boat Parade


The Newport Beach Boat Parade is one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit. The Newport Harbor will be twinkling with lights during the celebration, and your family can enjoy the beauty of the season while cruising around the harbor on one of these holiday lights cruises.

Newport Landing Cruises

Newport Landing at Newport Boat Parade

Hop on a holiday lights cruise offered by Newport Landing during the famous “Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights” 2019. You’ll travel with the famous boat parade along miles of waterfront estates during each evening of the parade, catching spectacular views of both estates and yachts in full holiday décor with festive light displays. With over 100 years of history, this magical holiday event includes hundreds of yachts, cruise ships and water crafts competing for awards in many categories. “Yahoo Travel” named the Newport Beach Boat Parade the “No. 2 Destination in the Country for Holiday Lights,” and “The New York Times” hailed it as “one of the top 10 holiday happenings in the nation.” Tickets are currently available online.

Davey’s Locker Ships

Davey's Locker Ships

SoCal may not have snow, sleds and mittens for the holidays, but Newport Beach boasts dazzling Christmastime light displays sparkling from the boats, homes, docks and businesses along the harbor. Now a holiday tradition dating back more than 100 years, locals go “all out” with roof-top animated scenes, dancing Christmas trees, special effects and more (there are even prizes awarded). Hop onboard a 75-minute Holiday Lights Cruise on Davey’s Locker Ships, and be a part of one of the biggest Christmas celebrations in the country. Tickets are currently available online.

Pre or Post Christmas Boat Parade Cruise

Newport Landing Holiday Light Cruise

Newport Landing Cruises

If you can’t make it in time to see the world-famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights as it is happening, or if you don’t want to say goodbye to the Tournament of Lights as soon as the parade ends, this pre and post-parade party cruise is a great way to keep the merriment going. During the one-hour cruise you’ll get a chance to check out all of the spectacular light displays — both on the ships in the bay and on the waterfront estates. This 100-year-old SoCal tradition is not to be missed. Tickets are currently available online.

Pre and Post Christmas Boat Parade Cruises

Davey's Locker Ships

Davey’s Locker Ships

Experience Newport Harbor in full holiday décor aboard one of our decorated vessels on a 60-minute cruise. View multi-million dollar estates and spectacular vessels all decked out with thousands of lights and decorations. Tickets are available online.

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  1. Thanks for the post! We look forward to checking these out!

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