Best Viewing Locations and Reserved Seating
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.
Reserved Seating and More
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 to enjoy Orange County’s best holiday celebration! This event is outdoors with all seats being sectioned and socially distanced. Private group opportunities are available.
- Seating begins at 7:00 pm with the parade visible at 8:37 pm.
- Bring your own snack and non-alcoholic beverages or stop by the boat house and enjoy our snack bar!
- Children under 2 are free (unless they need their own seat)
- Limited parking available at $25 per vehicle.
GREAT VIEWING OF THE 2021 NEWPORT BEACH CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE AT MARINA PARK
One of the most prime viewing locations can be found at the fabulous Marina Park located at 1600 W. Balboa Boulevard. Boasting a nautical-themed playground and ample “run around” area for the kids, this is the perfect viewing spot for families.
The Parade will pass by Marina Park at approximately 6:45pm.
We hope you’ve marked your (advent) calendar for this brilliant event and we’ll see you there!