Surfing Santa Home Decor Picture | Huntington Harbour
Lit by the night, the Huntington Beach Christmas Boat Parade boat is simple,
but comes alive by the colors of the harbour homes. Huntington Beach decorated boats
line the colorful homes on the harbor
waterfront. The boats queue up for an
annual boat parade, which launches the
Cruise of Lights public boat tours each
season. The Boat Parade occurs two
nights before the
Light Cruise of Lights.
When you say boat parades, people who know
about the Cruise of Lights in Huntington Harbour, may think the cruise tour is a
boat parade, but it isn't.
The Huntington Beach Christmas Boat Parade
is a totally separate event from the the Cruise of Lights home tour in yachts.
You can participate in the Boat Parade if
you pay the admission fee and have a yacht or boat to enter. Watching is
optional for guests who try to find spots to see the event from bridges or
The boat parade, like the Cruise of
Lights, uses funds from the the entry fees to supply grants to school and worthy
The boat parade is held each year several
days before the boat parade begins. In the picture above you can see a small
craft docked near a house bathed in a glow of red or yellow from the lights that
decorated the homes on the water. There aren't many commercial options for
guests to pay for rides on yachts during the boat parade. The parade tends to be
more of an inside event for the Harbour folks. With streets closed, you may find
yourself walking to any vantage point you may find to hope to see the boats go
Other events in HB include
Beach Christmas Parade
and Santa's Arrival.