Southern California Holiday Boat Parades

Holiday season is here! Check out these images of festive boats on parade. The 49th annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will run for five nights starting Dec. 14 through Dec. 18 at Newport Harbor. The 29th Annual Parade of 1000 Lights will held on December 10 at 6:30 p.m.

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The holidays are upon us and it's time for the annual Christmas boats parades around the ports of Los Angeles.
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Decorated boats and yachts take part in the 101st annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade in December 2009.
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Boats of all sizes travel 14 miles through the harbor for five nights in December 2009.
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Houses and buildings along the route get into the spirit of the 2009 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
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Boat riders dressed in full Santa gear participate in the 101st annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade in 2009.
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The Port of Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Harbor hosted the 48th annual Holiday Afloat parade in 2010.
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Viewing stations are open to the public along the LA Harbor parade route.
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The 2010 LA Harbor Holiday Afloat parade's theme was "Peace on Earth."
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This boat sailed through Long Beach's Shoreline Yacht Club boat parade in 2010.
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The theme of last year's parade was "Eat, Drink and be Merry."
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