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December 2, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
Lighted Boat Parade
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Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Festively decorated sail and power boats will compete for “Best in Show.” The Yorktown waterfront will be filled with dazzling holiday sights and sounds, including a spectacular floating parade of lights, caroling around a roaring beach bonfire, musical performances, and complimentary hot cider. Yorktown waterfront.

Following the Christmas Market on Main, the waterfront will light up with a spectacular community tradition - the Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade! Decorated to display their best holiday spirit—local sail, pleasure, and work boats coast down the York River in a competition for “Best in Show.”  

There will be complimentary hot cider served by the Boy Scout Troop 123 of Seaford; live music including a performance by the Fifes and Drums of York Town and Yorktown Chorale; and a beach bonfire. As an added safety precaution, families are encouraged to bring flashlights to assist in navigation around town at night.  

No rain dates are scheduled for the holiday weekend events.  In the event weather conditions pose a threat, please call the York County event weather hotline for the most current information at (757) 890-3520. 

This free event is sponsored by the Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade Committee and Wormley Creek Marina. 

Lighted Boat Parade Collage