The traditional San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is the lavish boat spectacle, entertaining families for 50 years. This legendary event lasts for two consecutive Sundays in December and is one of the most iconic events in the region attracting more than 100,000 people and 80 decorated boats.

The spectacular boat show dazzles and entertains crowded shores by people of all ages. Boat owners compete to have the most beautiful and authentic decoration and each year gets more creative.

There are a few places in the city from you can have the view on the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights. Those include Seaport Village, Harbor Island, Shelter Island, and the pier at Cesar Chavez Park.