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DECEMBER

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Rated by The New York Times as one of the country's top holiday happenings, this glittering event is a must see in The OC during the holidays. Local boat owners lavishly decorate their vessels, then join in a dazzling floating parade through the enormous Newport Harbor. Anything that floats is welcome to join—a fabulous mix of billionaire’s yachts, luxury sailboats, day cruisers, and even decorated canoes and kayaks.