2022 Mission Bay Parade of Lights

Boat Parade Registration

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Deck your boat this December 10th and participate in the annual holiday Mission Bay Parade of Lights!

The Mission Bay Parade of Lights is back and bigger than ever! This festive family fun boat parade on beautiful Mission Bay will take place on Saturday, December 10th at 5:30pm. Kick off this holiday tradition with SeaWorld’s spectacular fireworks, then cruise around Mission Bay to the sounds of spectator cheers and classic holiday melodies, and compete to win grand prizes for the best decorated boats.

All boats are strongly encouraged to register! The first 100 registered boats will receive a $25 gas card to Dana Landing Fuel Dock! To be eligible for prizes and participation gifts, you must register your boat!


Winner and Runner-Up prizes will be awarded based on holiday spirit decorations for Best Sailboat and Best Powerboat. Prizes include 2-night stays at the resorts on Mission Bay and holiday dinners at Mission Bay’s best restaurants.
Spectator votes will determine the People’s Choice award.

Parade Route

*note that the route has changed since last year*

Thank you to our Partners

We are proud to work with partners who are dedicated to the San Diego community.

Captains Meeting

Mark your calendar for the Parade of Lights Captains Meeting on Thursday, December 7th at 6:00pm at MBYC, when parade logistics will be reviewed and holiday cheer will begin! Gas cards gifts from Dana Landing Fuel Dock and boat numbers will be handed out during the meeting.

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