The Newport Beach Boat Parade
has been one of the longest-standing traditions in Orange County. This year marks the 114th anniversary of the Boat Parade and the community could not be more excited! The events kickoff will be on Wednesday 12/14/2022 and will continue through the weekend. The Newport Beach Boat Parade is one of the largest boat parades in the country, viewed by over 1.5 million people over the course of the event. Along with the parade, the Ring of Lights is a competition put on by the owners of bayfront properties. There are many places to watch from the shore, or you can participate in multiple different boat tours. The parade starts at the tip of Lido Isle and ends at the tip of Lido Isle, circling throughout Newport Bay.