By Kevin Kitchen
Take part in the "granddaddy of lighted boat parades" (SF Chronicle) through Newport Harbor on a fully decorated vessel with Davey's Locker.
Why we love it
- Take your pick of packages throughout December
- Each option comes with a cocktail, beer or glass of wine
- More than 200 decorated boats dazzle the harbor
- The parade is in its 105th year
Dates vary now - Dec. 31, 2013
400 Main St.
Newport Beach, CA 92661
- $20 for your choice of cruise package during December
One ticket to a 75-minute holiday-themed cruise with one cocktail, beer or glass of wine onboard. Trips are available nightly Dec. 1-17 and Dec. 23-31 at 5:30, 7 and 8:30 (including Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve; $41 value)
One ticket to the 90-minute parade cruise with one drink on Dec. 20 at 8:30 p.m. on a boat that travels in the annual Newport Beach Christmas Parade (limited number of tickets are available for this option; $41 value)
Two tickets to a 60-minute pre- or post-parade cruise with one drink per person on a night of the parade from Dec. 18-22, departing at 4:15 p.m. or 10 p.m. ($46 value)
All cruises depart from Balboa Peninsula and sail around the harbor to catch views of lighted waterfront homes and yachts
The fine print
Valid only for the option purchased. Reservations required; subject to availability. Tax, if applicable, gratuity and a possible $1.05 fuel surcharge are not included. Please tip accordingly. Valid for one or two people. Beer and wine are always available; mixed drinks subject to availability. Merchant reserves right to stop serving individuals who appear intoxicated. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.
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