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Get ready for a Tiki Holiday takeover at Dana Point Harbor during the 45th Annual Boat Parade of Lights Dec. 6, 7, 13 & 14!

Friday & Saturday – Dec. 6, 7, 13 & 14

Family Fun Festivities – 4:30 PM @ Restaurants & Shops Area

Boat Parade – 7:30 PM @ Water’s Edge

Trolley Service- 4:30-10:30 PM

Join Santa and Dana Wharf Sportfishing on a twenty-minute cruise around Dana Point Harbor to take pictures with Santa and his holiday helpers! During your holiday adventure at sea, a $5 donation benefiting the El Camino Real Junior Woman’s Club is welcome and appreciated.

Voyagers can take the Boat Ride with Santa at Dana Wharf Sportfishing, located on the east end of the Harbor near Waterman’s Harbor at Dock 1. For more information call (949) 496-5794 or (949) 923-2255 or online at

Saturday, Dec. 7 & Sunday, Dec. 8 * 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing


The Pet Project Foundation is excited to host the 8th Annual Santa Paws event.  Bring down your pet and have their picture taken with Santa for a small fee.  All proceeds go to support the Pet Project Foundation which supports the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter. For more information visit

Saturday Dec. 7 * 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Clock Courtyard

Bring your cameras and snap a selfie with Santa – FREE!

Friday & Saturday * Dec. 6, 7, 13 & 14 * 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Family Fun Festivities- Restaurants & Shops Area


Enjoy a jolly trolley ride to the Boat Parade! Free Trolleys will be running from 3:30-10:30 p.m. and will be dropping
off and picking up along Dana Point Harbor Drive

Boat Parade of Lights Shuttle Route

Parade proceeds in rain. Parade can be canceled if there are high winds at parade time of 7:30 p.m. due to safety issues for the boaters and participants.

Thank you to Dana Point Times for being the media sponsor of the 45th Anuual Boat Parade of Lights.


Share your Boat Parade of Lights memories with hashtags #HappyHarborDays and #DPharbor

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