If this is your first time to see the parade, a great place to view the parade is at the Fun Zone. Admission is FREE and there is plenty of nearby parking. Location Details.
As the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade moves it way through the Newport Harbor, you can view the parade from almost any place on the shore FREE of cost. With thousands of people viewing the parade each evening, please allow extra time for travel and arrive as early as possible. All city parking lots will be open throughout the parade to accommodate viewers.
The 2014 Parade will utilize the same starting and ending point as in previous years, located off Bay Island. Click here for the route map of the 2013 Christmas Boat Parade.
There is parking available in all City Parking lots. Additionally, street parking along the parade route is also available. As the parade draws thousands of people, please allow extra travel time to find parking! For more information about the Christmas Boat Parade, please call (949) 729-4400.