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Fireworks Display at the Annual Parade of Lights

Santa Barbara Parade of Lights - December 14, 2014

The 29th annual Parade of Lights activities will begin at 3 pm and complete with a 5-7 minute fireworks display at about 7 pm. The boat parade is preceded by a 3 o’clock Santa’s Village activity on the City Pier in the Harbor. At 5:30 pm the annual boat parade will begin as 20-30 boats motor, sail, and paddle the Santa Barbara Coastline. Judging will take place at Stearns Wharf and boats will be awarded donated cash and prizes in five categories. Best viewing locations include Stearns Wharf and SB Breakwater. Event admission will be free. For more parade information contact the Harbormaster’s Office at (805) 564-5530.

Click here for a Photo Gallery of this year's event!
2013 Winners listed below:

CATEGORY ENTRANT VESSEL BOAT THEME
Grand Prize Winner Beadle Aldebaran Funky Trimaran and the Soul Santas
Commercial Fishing
 1st Place Friedman  Preserverance Rock'n Roll'n Ocean Go'n Octopus 
 2nd Place Moreno Knotty Girl Juke Box Player
 3rd Place Hepp Plumeria Let the good times roll
 Commercial Other      
 1st Place  Anderson Channel Cat Rock'n Roll'n Ocean Circus
 2nd Place  Owens Channelkeeper Rockin Rolling
 Human Powered      
 1st Place Engelm & Faloon Kayak Karoling Kayak
 2nd Place Foote Kayak Santa Don't Rock Our Boat
 3rd Place DuMong Kayak Having Fun Rock and Roll
 Power      
 1st Place DeLorie Arboleda Rockin Around the Xmas Tree
 2nd Place Boneck Isla Rock'n in a Winter Wonderland
 3rd Place Webber Ranger Merry Christmas
Sail
1st Place Beadle Aldebaran Funky Trimaran and the Soul Santas
2nd Place Ives Feather Moon 1967 Theme
Golden Bilge Pump Award
Last Place Overall Christman Amanda 3' Amanda's Hot Mess

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2014