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San Francisco Holiday Lights Boat Parade

A holiday tradition since 1994, a Friday night lighted boat parade on SF’s northern waterfront
By - posted 12/10/2018 No Comment

Come out and see the oldest and largest lighted holiday boat parade on San Francisco Bay. Boats festooned with lights and holiday decorations will parade along the waterfront on December 14, 2018.

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.

2018 Holiday Lights Boat Parade
Friday, December 14, 2018 | 6-8 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, Fort Mason and the St. Francis Yacht Club, and will turn around off of Crissy Field to return along the waterfront.

Spectators can enjoy wonderful views 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.