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Christmas Ship™ Parade of Boats

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Christmas Ship™ Parade of Boats

Friday, December 14 | 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Departure: Lake Union Park
Choir: The Dickens Carolers
1st Performance: Lake Union – Middle of the Lake @ 7:20 PM
2nd Performance: Fremont Cut (rolling show) @ 8:10 PM

The 4th Annual Christmas Ship™ Parade of Boats will add a special twinkle to Seattle. Brightly decorated boats will convene in Lake Union and begin their promenade westward through the Fremont Cut. Catch the shimmery lights from aboard the Lead boat, join the parade on your own decorated vessel, or gather at the viewing party for panoramic views of the flotilla. It’s a holiday event that cannot be missed!

Interested in participating in the Parade of Boats? Register your vessel here. 


A portion of all Christmas Ship™ Festival proceeds are donated to the Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.
Parade of Boats NightLEAD BOAT
Sold Out
FOLLOW BOATONSHORE
VIEWING PARTY
Single Rate (Ages 4+)$68.00$57.00FREE
Kids (3 & Under)FREEFREEFREE
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VIEWING
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*Above retail price includes $1.50 booking fee. Taxes and Fees are added to the total ticket price at checkout which includes a 6% Web Transaction Fee and 10.1% State Tax (King County). For a detailed breakdown, visit our Fees Overview page for additional information. Please note each onsite check-in ticket pick up tent is cashless, accepting credit cards only.

DEPARTURE INFORMATION

The Christmas Ship™ Parade of Boats departs from Lake Union Park.

Parking Info

Map Legend: Pink = Cruise Route


Additional Details
Cruise route is approximate and can change based on each sailing’s weather patterns, vessel traffic, and other non-predictable factors, and based on our experienced captains’ discretion. Seating on board our vessels is first-come, first-served.

Before you depart:

1Book your reservations

2E-pass or print at home

3Board your vessel

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