Christmas Ship™ Parade of Boats Viewing Party

The Official Onshore Viewing Party

Join Argosy Cruises for the 6th Annual Parade of Boats official onshore viewing party at Evanston Plaza in the Fremont Lake Union Center (off of Evanston Ave North and North Northlake Way).

When: Friday, December 10 from 8:00-9:30pm
Where: Evanston Plaza next to Phenopath Lab on the Fremont Cut (off of Evanston Ave North and North Northlake Way)
How: This event is free! Walk, bike, or ride share to Fremont.

Decorated boats from all over the region convene and promenade around Lake Union, then travel westward through the Fremont Cut. PrimeTime Quartet will perform from aboard the official Christmas Ship™ to those gathered on shore as the Spirit of Seattle leads the parade through the Fremont Cut.

This event is free to the community and Warm106.9, Seattle’s Christmas Station, will be onsite playing Christmas music, emceeing the procession, and offering holiday prizes & games, while supplies last. Keep warm with hot beverages provided by Chayen Coffee Trailer. We will not be checking proof of full vaccination or negative COVID-19 test and masks are encouraged.

Over 400 people voted and the winner of Best in Show for the 6th Annual Parade of Boats is Teal! Congratulations to Teal and thank you to all the boaters who joined the parade and donated to The Seattle Times Fund For Those In Need.


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