GRAND MARSHALS

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is a historic and beloved tradition for locals and visitors alike, which is why each night boasts its own grand marshals. From sports all-stars and television celebrities, to local heroes,  these marshals have been bestowed the honors as the represent the best of their fields and community spirit.

Past Grand Marshals have included…

  • MICKEY MOUSE from the DISNEYLAND® RESORT
  • OLYMPIANS from Orange County
  • CHRISTINA ANSTEAD | Star of HGTV’s “Christina on the Coast” and “Flip or Flop
  • ARTE MORENO | Owner of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  • ALBERT PUJOLS | First baseman for the Anaheim Angels
  • VICKI GUNVALSON | Star of Bravo’s hit TV show, “The Real Housewives of Orange County”
  • Comedic actress LESLIE MANN and MARK MCGRATH, actor, songwriter and lead singer for the band SUGAR RAY
  • Business Persons of the Year and Citizens of the Year for the City of Newport Beach
  • Members of the U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM
  • Holiday Hometown Heroes | NEWPORT BEACH POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR, FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR, LIFEGUARDS OF THE YEAR and CIVILIAN OF THE YEAR
  • CONTESTANTS from SEASON 8 OF “THE VOICE”
  • TOURNAMENT OF ROSES ROYAL COURT MEMBERS
  • CORONA DEL MAR HIGH SCHOOL DRUM LINE
  • HEART GLOBAL

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