If you’re looking for a way to kick off the holidays, then check out the Dana Point Boat Parade & all of the Holidays in the Harbor celebrations at the Dana Point Harbor.

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Dana Point Harbor is celebrating the holidays starting Friday, December 2nd – Saturday, December 17th.

* Friday, December 2nd, 4:30-8pm: Holiday Open House – FREE family activities, including photos with Santa, performances by various characters, and holiday crafts, people painting, and a caricature artist.
* Saturday, December 3rd, 10am – 2pm: Boat Rides with Santa – Come aboard the “Sum Fun” for a twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will be hearing those Christmas wishes as you cruise the Harbor. ($3 donation)
* Sunday, December 4th, 10am – 2pm: Boat Rides with Santa – Come aboard the “Sum Fun” for a twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will be hearing those Christmas wishes as you cruise the Harbor. ($3 donation)
* Thursday, December 8th, 3-5pm: Santa Photos
* Friday, December 9th, 4-5pm: Strolling Jr. Carolers
* Saturday, December 10th, 10am – 3pm: Santa Paws – Bring down your favorite pet and have their picture taken with Santa for a small fee. All fees go to support the Pet Project Foundation.
* Saturday, December 10th, 2-4pm: Strolling Jr. Carolers
* Thursday, December 15th, 3-5pm: Santa Photos

Dana Point Boat Parade

But the one event I know no one wants to miss is the Dana Point Boat ParadeFriday, December 9th; Saturday December 10th; Friday, December 16th; Saturday December 17th, at 7:30pm is the Annual Dana Point Boat Parade.

You can view the parade, themed “Santa Salutes the ’70s,” for FREE from anywhere in the harbor, or make a reservation at one of the harbor’s restaurants to view the parade while keeping yourself warm & toasty.

Want to be a part of the parade, but don’t own a boat? Join Dana Wharf Sportfishing on one of their decorated parade boats. For more information about the holiday activities & celebrations happening at the Dana Point Harbor go HERE.

xoxo, K

images via Dana Point Boat Parade.