THE DANA POINT HARBOR ASSOCIATION IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE THEME OF THE UPCOMING 41st ANNUAL DANA POINT HARBOR BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS, “A GALACTIC HOLIDAY"
41st ANNUAL BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS - “A GALACTIC HOLIDAY”
Friday, Dec 11 & Saturday Dec 12 - 7:30pm
Friday, Dec 18 & Saturday Dec 19 - 7:30pm
Boaters from all around Orange County decorate their boats and vie for the awards of Judges Choice, Best Theme, Best Use of Lights, Best Animation, Most Colorful, Most Original, Best Sailboat, Best Powerboat and the Perpetual Trophy for the Yacht Club with the Most Entries. They light up the evening with their amazing boats as they parade throughout the Harbor. In celebration of our 41 years of lighting the holiday season up, this year’s theme launches us into the stratosphere with “A GALACTIC HOLIDAY”. The Force will Awaken with a stellar show of out of this world proportions.
Join us as boats parade into the Harbor from galaxies far, far away! We can’t wait to see what these creative boaters will come up with. We invite you to come down and LET THE FORCE BE WITH YOU! Want to be a part of the parade? Enter your own boat by contacting us at email@example.com or pick up an entry form at Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching or go online at www.danapointharbor.com (after October 1). You can view the parade FREE from anywhere in the Harbor, or make reservations at one of our restaurants to view it from a cozy and warm spot. Come on down and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Dana Point Harbor is at 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA. For more information call the Harbor Info line at (949) 923-2255, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.danapointharbor.com.
HOLIDAY IN THE HARBOR
Fri., December 4 - 4:30pm-7:30pm - Mariner’s Village/Alley & Dana Wharf
Join us to celebrate the holiday season. The three areas of the Harbor, Dana Wharf, Mariners Village and Mariner’s Alley will all host holiday activities geared to families and children. Santa is anxious to hear your Holiday wishes and is available for photos (bring your camera). There are many fun family activities planned, including photos with Santa, performances by various characters, holiday crafts, people painting, carolers and other activities. Just look for the brightly lit, Sandy Clause in front of Harpoon Henrys at 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point Harbor (at Dana Point Harbor Drive). The parking and events are FREE! For info call 496-6177 or (949) 923-2255 or log on to www.danapointharbor.com.
BOAT RIDES WITH SANTA
Sat. Dec 5th & Sun., Dec 6th , 10am-2pm - Dana Wharf Docks
Come aboard the “Sum Fun” for a twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will be hearing those holiday wishes as you cruise the Harbor. The El Camino Real Junior Woman’s Club will be on hand to take your photo for a $3 donation. What a unique and fun way for kids of all ages to visit with Santa, so dress warm. Location: East end of Dana Point Harbor at Dana Wharf Sportfishing docks, 34675 Golden Lantern, between the Jolly Roger and the Wind & Sea. Boats donated by Dana Wharf Sportfishing.
Sat. Dec 5th 10am-3pm - El Torito Courtyard
The Pet Project Foundation is excited to host the 3rd Annual Santa Paws event. Bring down your favorite pet and have their picture taken with Santa for a small fee. All proceeds go to support the Pet Project Foundation. www.petprojectfoundation.com