December 14th – 18th, 2016
108th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights
Proudly Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
Join over a million viewers as you watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 108th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, December 14
6:15pm Fireworks @ Newport Pier
Thursday, December 15
Friday, December 16
Saturday, December 17
Sunday, December 18
9:00pm Fireworks @ Balboa Pier
Beginning At 6:30 PM Each Evening
On the opening night of the parade on Wednesday, December 14 at approximately 6:15 pm, a special opening fireworks display will take place off the Newport Pier to kick off the parade. Then, on the final night of the parade, Sunday, December 18, a special fireworks display will close out the parade from the Balboa Pier. Beginning at approximately 9:00 pm, the fireworks will be visible from all around the harbor.
Awards Dinner and Auction
Both the Boat Parade and the Ring of Lights competitions culminate at the annual Awards Dinner & Auction to be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the beautiful Island Hotel Newport Beach. Open to the public, this gala event will honor award winners from both competitions. Additionally, the party will feature live entertainment, dancing and an incredible live and silent auction.