Venue Details

219 Star Starred
Newport Landing Chartered Boats
Departs from Newport Landing 309 Palm Street Suite A Newport Beach, CA 92661
949-675-0551
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Norma Wills
Parking is $25 in parking garage - only space available. Dress warm for outdoor viewing. Fast food available; good food requires reservation.
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade info Dec 28 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The weather was cold. I wore heavy jacket, hat and boots.
Pre-Christmas Boat Parade of Lights Cruises dress Dec 23 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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39 events
24 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 19 2010

I can't blame the event for the rain which made the whole experience super horrible, but even without the rain, this was basically a scam. This made is sound like you'd actually get to see the boats that would be in the boat parade before they...continued

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12 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 17 2011

I actually did not attend the 4:30p we were super late and put on waiting list for 10p. When we got there the staff was super friendly and gave us our tickets with no questions asked. We actually liked the later time since not that many people...continued

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25 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 14 2011

The 4:30 1 hour trip was a good choice--although we did not depart until 4:45 and returned at 6:00. It was still daylight and we could watch the changing light as the sun went down and observe the houses being transformed as their festive...continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.christmasparadeboats.com/pre_and_post_parade_cruises.html

Quotes & Highlights

Click here for links to info about the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights.

Description

Departing each night of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights, Newport Landing’s pre-parade cruise is a great way to view all ships in full décor as they prepare for the parade, as well as many of the estates competing in the Ring of Lights competition. Pre-Parade Holiday Cruises depart at 4:30 pm returning at 5:30 pm. And with the parade passing by just after 6:00 pm each night this allows for viewing the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights from shore shortly after returning.