Best Viewing Locations and Reserved Seating
Reserved Seating and More
BALBOA BAY RESORT
1221 WEST COAST HIGHWAY
Enjoy the parade while dining at Waterline Newport Beach, A&O Kitchen+Bar, or from the comfort and privacy of your own bay front guest room. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade starts at 6:30 pm and passes by the shore at approximately 8:34 pm.
NEWPORT SEA BASE
1931 WEST COAST HIGHWAY
Enjoy prime water’s edge seating at the Newport Sea Base for this spectacular holiday tradition! Bring the whole family for activities and entertainment, sip on hot cocoa and delight in the dazzling show of holiday lights.
Restaurants – Dine & Watch or Dine & Walk
Many waterfront restaurants in Newport Beach offer exceptional views of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. There are also a variety of choices within walking distance. Take a look at our Dine & Watch and Dine & Walk options. Most restaurants sell out early, so call soon to make reservations.