Dana Point Harbor Christmas Events - Dana Point, California


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Days of Holiday Fun in Dana Point Harbor's 34th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Celebrate a Holiday in the Harbor



Dana Wharf Sportfishing offers boat rides so you too can experience the fun of actually riding on a boat and joining in the parade. Join in the 34th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights in Dana Point Harbor by climbing aboard one of the decorated boats and actually take part in the parade.  You'll see the hundreds of other decorated boats competing for the coveted Best in Show Award! Time: 7:30pm - 9:30 p.m. Location: Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern in Dana Point, CA. Cost: $29 adult/$19 kid 3-12. Call: (949) 496-5794. danawharf.com

When: December 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2008 Time: 7:30 pm
Viewing Locations:
Dana Point Harbor 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA. You can view the parade free from anywhere in the Harbor, or make reservations at one of the waterfront restaurants. www.danapointharbor.com.
Info: (949) 923-2255

Mariner’s Village & Dana Wharf, Dana Point Harbor, CA

Celebrate the holiday season. Santa will hear your Christmas wishes and is available for photos (bring your camera). The three areas of the Harbor, Dana Wharf, Mariners Village and Mariner’s Alley will all host holiday activities geared to families and children. There are many fun activities planned including photos with Santa, performances, holiday crafts, people painting, and a caricature artist. Bring friends and family down to enjoy the Harbor’s Holiday spirit. Activities start on the grass in front of Harpoon Henry’s at 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point Harbor (and Dana Point Harbor Drive. The parking and events are FREE! Info (949)923-2255 www.danapointharbor.com.

Come aboard the “Sum Fun” for a twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will be hearing those Christmas wishes as you cruise the Harbor. The El Camino Real Junior Woman’s Club will be on hand to take your photo for a $1 donation. What a unique and fun way for kids of all ages to visit with Santa, dress warm. Last boat leaves at 2:40pm. Location: East end of Dana Point Harbor at Dana Wharf Sportfishing docks, 34675 Golden Lantern, between the Jolly Roger and the Wind & Sea. Boats donated by Dana Wharf Sportfishing and partially sponsored by The Penny Saver & Weekender Publications. Info (949) 923-2255 www.danapointharbor.com.


This year marks the Annual Boat Parade of Lights. Boaters from all around Orange County decorate their boats and vie for the awards of Judges Choice, Best Theme, Best Use of Lights, Best Animation, Most Colorful, Most Original, Best Sailboat, Best Powerboat and the Perpetual Trophy for the Yacht Club with the Most Entries. Cash prizes for these fabulous boats that the public can view in a free parade visible throughout Dana Point Harbor where costumed carolers sing will offer the merriest holiday providing sights and sounds of the season. Free valet parking. Dana Point Harbor 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA.


Landlubbers can also participate in the paradee!