Friday, November 26, 2010

Boat Parades Begin on Black Friday

Lighted holiday boat parades this weekend in Mystic, Newport, NY, Savannah

ny boat parade
Image by Bernard Ente, sail-nyc.com
There’s nothing like a lighted boat parade to get you into the spirit of the holiday season with a nautical twist. And they are already starting to happen this weekend, so make plans to bring the family to a waterfront near you and watch the boats decked out in their Christmas splendor.

A sailboat on parade in Florida
The festivities begin on Black Friday in Rhode Island, where the Newport Yacht Club is open to the public for viewing the Newport Harbor Holiday Boat Parade.

Saturday, the big boat parades are happening in New York City, Savannah and in our home state of Connecticut in Mystic.

More information is available for the aforementioned events in our boat show calendar. Additional boat parades can be found in a calendar BoatU.S. put out this week.

If you know of any boat parades happening THIS WEEKEND, please add them as comments below and they will be approved and published right away.

And since it is Black Friday, make sure you check out our Holiday Gift Guide for Boaters, featuring unique, handpicked nautical gifts from trusted small businesses across the country.

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