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5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Location Information

The dates for 2019 are December 8 and December 15, 2019

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 48th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during the evenings of December 8 and 15, 2018. Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme, which will be Comic-Con on the Bay.

Presented by the Port of San Diego, the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights brings more than 100,000 San Diego residents and visitors to the shores of San Diego Bay each year. The procession of approximately 80 lavishly decorated boats has become one of the most iconic events in the region. There is no cost to view the parade.

This year, for the 4th time, the parade will proceed to the pier at Cesar Chavez Park before making the turn to Coronado, giving spectators another area to view the parade.

Additional Information

Cesar Chavez Park

Address

1449 Cesar E. Chavez Parkway
San Diego, CA 92101
United States