Cruising around the San Diego Harbor is a fun way to spend an evening during the holidays. It’s an activity that the entire family can enjoy and it’s one that’s sure to make memories.
If you live in the San Diego area, or will be visiting during the holiday season, consider taking a holiday lights cruise around San Diego. There are a couple of ways you can enjoy these festive events. You can hop on board a small cruise vessel and view the many twinkling holiday lights in San Diego’s skyline. Or, you can see lit-up and decorated boats from the shore of San Diego’s best beaches, and take in the sights of a holiday cruise boat parade off the water.
Let’s take a look at the options are available to you for San Diego holiday lights cruises:
Flagship Cruises Holiday Parade of Lights Cruises
Flagship Cruises offers Holiday Parade of Lights Cruises that put you on a boat in the middle of all the others participating in San Diego’s annual Holiday Boat Parade. You can view dazzling lights and merry decorations up close and personal.
You’ll have the best view of the Parade’s holiday colors. And, you’ll get a gourmet dinner, champagne, and music if you choose the Dinner & Dance Cruise. Don’t want to fork over the money for a fancy dinner? Opt for the Winter Wonder Spectator Cruise, and then enjoy cocktails and light refreshments inside or out. Kids get candy canes!
These holiday lights cruises of San Diego give you the ultimate view of gorgeous holiday lights, on the water and on shore. Sail along with many spectacularly-lit vessels as you enjoy the spirit of the season.
Hornblower Holiday Lights Dinner Cruise
Hornblower Holiday Lights Dinner Cruises are fun activities for couples during the holidays. They offer the opportunity to get dressed up in the colors of the season and share holiday spirit with a special person. Holiday Lights Dinner Cruises are 3-hour private cruises that include poinsettia cocktails, choice of seated dinner or buffet, unforgettable San Diego Bay views, and pretty decorations. Holiday music is played in the background.
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
You can climb aboard a boat and cruise in the annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, or watch the spectacle from shore. This time-honored holiday tradition is brought to you by the San Diego boating community. It takes place every December on San Diego Bay, and it features more than 80 lavishly-decorated boats. Each year the Parade offers a new theme. The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is held on two Sundays each December, and it goes from Shelter Island, past Harbor Island, and then off to the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, and Ferry Landing in Coronado. To determine which Sundays in December the Parade of Lights will be held in a given year, check out the cruise schedule on the company’s site.
Enjoy these San Diego Holiday Lights cruises, and have fun spending merry times with those that you love.