Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights 

Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights

It’s a magical moment when spectators get their first glimpse of the magnificent boats amid festive décor at the 46th Annual Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights & Fireworks on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16,2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Vivid and bright, the procession of colorfully decorated boats is a spectacle to behold. This year’s theme of “Hula Holiday” will showcase a Hawaiian Tropical vibe. Here’s peek at what’s planned: 

4:00pm & beyond – Kids carnival rides on the Harbor Village main lawn
5:30pm – Faux Snowfall, LED Performers twinkle and shine along the Harbor Village Promenade
6:30pm – “Hula Holiday” Boat Parade Begins (two laps throughout Ventura Harbor)
8:00pm – Fireworks (weather pending) – look northwest for best viewing

The celebration spotlights more than two dozen power & sail boats per night as they cruise around the entire Harbor – plus rides, sweet treats, warm drinks, and waterfront dining throughout Ventura Harbor Village. To cap off the evening, a fireworks display lights up the night sky and sea on both Friday & Saturday at approximately 8:00pm (weather permitting). Event admission and parking are complimentary. 


Dec 15, 2023 to Dec 16, 2023 6:30 pm


Ventura Harbor Village
1583 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura CA, 93001



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