San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Returns for 2021

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is back for 2021! This festive event is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Gather along the shores during this parade to take in the glittering lights as boats travel by, decorated in their holiday best. As the bay lights up, it’s impossible not to get swept up in the holiday cheer! It’s the perfect way to brighten those long December nights. You don’t want to miss this!

When is the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights?

This year, the parade will take place on December 12 & 19, starting at 5:30 pm.

What is the parade of lights?

Each year, a parade of decorated boats travels through San Diego Bay, bringing holiday cheer to over 100,000 residents and visitors. And with over 80 extravagantly decorated boats participating, it’s easy to see why so many people make seeing this parade a priority!

Where can I see this parade?

In 2021, the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights will make its way to the pier at Cesar Chavez Park before turning and heading towards Coronado. So whether you’re in San Diego or Coronado, you’ll be able to see this dazzling procession up close.

Stay local this holiday season

When you visit for the Parade of Lights, stay local! Explore life across the bay and stay in beautiful Coronado. Here, you’ll find incredible restaurants, local artisans, and plenty of things to do. You can take in the gorgeous views at Coronado Beach and enjoy your beach day with our guide to chilly days. And learn exactly why Coronado is the perfect winter vacation here. However you vacation, you’ll have a great stay in Coronado. Stay near the action when you book your room at Crown City Inn.

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