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San Francisco Holiday Boat Parade

Annual waterfront parade of SF’s brightest decorated boats
By - posted 12/7/2015 No Comment

Typically, more than 60 boats, each festooned with lights and holiday decorations, will parade along the San Francisco Bay waterfront.

A holiday tradition since 1994, the parade typically includes members of the St. Francis Yacht Club, Fisherman’s Wharf Fishing Fleet, Golden Gate Yacht Club, PIER 39 Marina, and the Sea Scouts.

2015 Holiday Lights Boat Parade
Friday, December 11, 2015 | 6 pm-8 pm
Pier 39 / Fisherman’s Wharf, SF

Parade Route and Best Viewing Locations:

The parade route will begin just off of Pier 39, proceeding west past Fisherman’s Wharf and Fort Mason and to the St. Francis Yacht Club, and will turn around off of Crissy Field to return along the waterfront.

The best viewing of the parade is from Aquatic Park, PIER 39, the Marina Green, and Crissy Field. In addition to offering a fantastic vantage point, restaurants along the Wharf will be featuring traditional holiday menus.

The Fisherman’s Wharf Fishing Fleet will remain lit throughout the holiday season. The best viewing of this display can be found at the Sport Fishing Harbor along Jefferson Street between Jones and Taylor.