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Christmas Parade of Lights

December 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Lake Mead Christmas Boat Parade

Come enjoy the 43rd Annual Christmas Parade of Lights, and kick off the holiday season! Don’t miss fun things happening on the dock at Lake Mead Marina.

Boaters – Join the fun, and decorate your boat. Bring the family, and be apart of Parade of Lights. Cash prizes and trophies for best of – People’s Choice Award – and 3 classes by length. Judging will be based on creativity, originality, brightness, and overall best of show.

Viewing Public – Mark your calendars and watch the Parade of Lights from the Special Events Beach near Boulder Beach on Lake Mead. Parade begins at 7:00 pm. And don’t forget, you can vote for the People’s Choice Award. More info to follow – like our Facebook page to stay in the know (https://www.facebook.com/boatlakemead/). There will also be Christmas choirs, visit with Santa Claus and bring your canned food for the canned food drive to support Three Squared.

Captains: Mandatory (day of) check in 9:30am-2pm, Captain’s meeting at 3pm, and Vessel Safety Inspection (after check-in). Parade departs at 6:00pm from Lake Mead Marina. Award ceremony at the Lake Mead Marina patio following parade.

Enter in the fun: Entries accepted now thru 2pm day of Parade (Dec 7, 2019). Sign up before November 15, 2019, and be entered to win a $100 gift card. Everyone who enters will receive a free gift.

Awards: $500 cash prize for People’s Choice. Stay tuned to learn how to vote for your favorite vessel. Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third place in 3 classes of vessels by length.

The 9 judge panel will be made up of boaters and officials from Las Vegas Boat Harbor, Lake Mead Marina, and Callville Bay, the media, National Park Service, NV Dept of Wildlife, and Boulder City.

Fill out the participation form online at https://boatinglakemead.com/paradeoflights/

*In the case of inclement weather, boats will be judged dockside.

Parade of Lights Schedule

6:30 PM
Parade Muster / line up
6:45 PM
Parade goes in front of Boulder Beach – aprox time
7:15 PM
Parade continues in front of R-dock, Judges and then N dock
8:00 PM
Parade route ends and boats return to Lake Mead Marina
9:00 PM
Award Ceremony


December 7, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lake Mead
NVUnited States