Dana Point Boat Parade

Quick Details

Calendar Dates: December 6, 7, 13, and 14

Dollar Price: $30 per person, all ages

Join us for holiday cheer at Dana Point Harbor’s 45th Annual Boat Parade of Lights!

Gather your friends and family to create special holiday memories that will last throughout the year.

Aboard our catamarans you’ll actually be a part of the boat parade, and enjoy the beautiful sights of decorated boats and holiday music filling the air. It’s so much fun waving to the folks on shore!

So bring the kids, a date, or your Mom, don your Santa hat, and join us for an unforgettable evening of good old fashioned fun.

And yes, Mrs. Capt. Dave’s yummy Triple Fudge Brownies will be served!

Recommended Attire

You’re on the water at night so it can get chilly. Please be sure to dress very warm. Feel free to bring extra jackets and blankets. You’re welcome to bring hot drinks or purchase them at check-in.

Santa Hats and Ugly Christmas Sweaters are encouraged!

Ugly Christmas Sweater illustration

Upgrade Your Boat Parade Cruise to an Exclusive Private Charter

Drone View of Motor Yacht ORCA

Experience the boat parade from our upscale motor yacht, ORCA

You and up to five of your guests* will participate in Dana Point’s Boat Parade of Lights, while enjoying the brilliant holiday lights and decor up-close.

Take in the sights and sounds of joyful holiday music and colorful Christmas lights from the bow and aft deck. Or warm up inside the fully enclosed bridge and comfortably appointed cabin. Had one too many hot toddies or cocoa? No worries! ORCA has two restrooms.

Duration: 2 hours

Dates: December 6, 7, 13, 14

ORCA special boat parade rate: $625 + $125 gratuity

*Have a larger group? No problem! Please contact us for additional charter options.