32nd Annual - Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm

(Proposed 2017 Text with comments)

The Santa Cruz Yacht Club, with support from the Santa Cruz Port District, invites ALL boaters to join the 32nd Annual Lighted Boat Parade in Santa Cruz, California. The Parade brings boaters from across Santa Cruz who celebrate the dark months by illuminating their boats in creative and novel ways that embrace the theme.

Participants will be judged in the categories of Theme, Lights, and Music and compete against like crafts. Prizes will be awarded and handed out at the SCYC clubhouse after the parade based on your participation in the categories. You do not need to be a member to participate (is this true??)

We look forward to seeing you this year! Registration opens on DATE. (Do we have online registration or do they print and mail it in? ? What are the registration dates. We should put that on the website.

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(2016 Text Below)

The Santa Cruz Yacht Club proudly supports the Annual Lighted Boat Parade in Santa Cruz, California.

Each year, the parade invites boaters from across Santa Cruz to celebrate the dark months by illuminating their boats in creative and novel ways. Boats are judged based on craft type and awards are presented at the end of the evening.

We look forward to seeing you this year!

The Santa Cruz Yacht Club, with support from the Santa Cruz Port District, invites ALL boaters to join the 32nd Annual Lighted Boat Parade in Santa Cruz, California. Participants will be judged in the categories of Theme, Lights, and Music. Prizes will be awarded and handed out at the SCYC clubhouse after the parade based on your participation in the categories.

Sponsors

Sponsor Name

Boat Registration Packet

Please download the boat registration packet.  Drop the completed packet off at the Yacht Club office.

Photo Gallery

Link to the Photo Gallery.

Video

Link to the Videos - SCYC Youtube Channel.

General Information for the Public.

best places to watch the parade
hours that the boats will parade & location that the boats will parade (circles in the Harbor)
best places to park and when to come to get spots
places for handicapped people to park (access)