San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Dazzles and Delights December 8 and 15 - Cruise Industry News

Parade of Lights

The 48th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, presented by the Port of San Diego, California is set to dazzle and delight waterfront visitors on Sunday, December 8 and Sunday, December 15, 2019.

A free, time-honored tradition, more than 100,000 spectators enjoy the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights each holiday season. This year, approximately eighty pleasure craft are expected to participate and will be decorated to fit this years theme, Comic-Con on the Bay.

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is one of the regions most anticipated holiday events and its one of my favorites because it celebrates and highlights our thriving boating community, said Garry Bonelli, Chairman of the Board of Port Commissioners in a statement. The Port of San Diego is thrilled to connect people to our dynamic waterfront through sponsorship of this fun, festive holiday activity.

The approximately two-hour boat parade begins at 5 p.m. at Shelter Island with the boats proceeding to Harbor Island, cruising by the North Embarcadero to Seaport Village and the North and South Embarcadero areas, and then on to Cesar Chavez Park before heading across the bay toward the Coronado Ferry Landing.

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is open to all boaters and awards will be presented to the most creatively and lavishly decorated vessels.

Ideal viewing areas for the parade are Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the North Emba....

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