5th Annual Parade of Boats | Registration
Date: Friday, December 13
Time: 7:00 to 9:30 pm (approx)*
Location: Lake Union, Fremont Cut. Parade Route
Suggested Donation for Participation: $25
Argosy Cruises proudly presents The Christmas Ship™ Festival Annual Parade of Boats, a public evening event to celebrate the holiday season featuring regional boats of the Puget Sound. Decorated in sparkling lights, boats parade through Lake Union, then west through the Fremont Cut, showcasing their festive themes to local families and friends on shore.
Commemorative plaques awarded to the most creative and festive boats.
Best in Show judged by community via Facebook poll, others judged by panel.
- People's Choice for Best in Show
- Best Holiday Sailboat
- Best Holiday Powerboat
- Best Seattle Sports Theme
- Most Unique
$25 for participating boaters is a suggested minimum charitable donation to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy, an annual program that raises money for 12 local charitable organizations in the Puget Sound area.
Official Terms & Conditions | PDF Download (354 KB)
*All times are approximate and subject to change due to marine traffic, weather, and numbers of participating vessels.
Vessel Registration Form
Registration has closed.
Unregistered vessels are required to follow behind the official parade and are not eligible for an award. A Parade of Boats invitation/notification does not constitute registration.
1101 Alaskan Way Pier 55
Seattle, WA 98101
Argosy Cruises is proud to donate a portion of all Christmas Ship™ Festival proceeds to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy, an annual program that raises money for several local charitable organizations in the Puget Sound area, allowing them to continue to provide valuable programs and services.
Argosy Christmas Ship™ Festival
We’re proud to have the support of these local sponsors: