Seattle Christmas Boat Parade
December 17, 2022
Parade Start time – 7:00pm
Registered Vessels Line Up & Check-In: 6:30pm

Lake Union – “Full Loop” NO BRIDGES, NO LIFTS

Parade Route & Check-In:
Start – In front of Fremont Tug Boats – just East of the Aurora Bridge, directly across from Morrison’s Fuel Dock  
End – At Morrison’s Fuel Dock

  • Vessels Line up: Start Next to: Fremont Tugboats  – Line Up, W to E
    Toward Gasworks Park & so on….   
  • 1st Lead Boat – Western Towboat, Tugboat – Bright Yellow & Blue Tug 
  • 2nd Boat – Registered Vessels check-in with “Salty Dog” on VHF 68 6:30
Judge's Lake Location: 
Morrison's North Star Fuel Dock
*Judges will be spaced out on the dock

Judge’s Lake Location
Morrison’s North Star Fuel Dock

  • Boat Parade Registered Vessels – Make sure you hoot and holler at the Judges when you cruise by!
  • Captains – make sure judges get a good look at your bright, colorfully decorated boat & visible Parade # on your bow.

Boat Parade – Judge Categories:  December 17, 2022:

1. Best In Show – People’s Choice Award 
2. Best Santa & Reindeer Theme
3. Best & Biggest Christmas Tree & Lights Theme
4. Best Christmas Snowman, Winter Wonderland Theme
5. Most Overall Christmas Lights – Brightest & Most Colorful Boat in the Parade
“This boat is so bright – you can see it way at the other end of the lake!!!”

Toy Drive Drop off & Registered Vessel # Pick Up At:

Ballard West Marine
1400 NW 45th St.
Seattle WA, 98107
West Marine “Fish Shack”

•At Ballard West Marine, ‘Fish Shack’
Parade Registered Boats # Pick Up & Toy Drive Drop off
choose either of these two dates: December 15th or 16

(Last Minute Boats In Town, # Pick Up — The 17th morning of the Parade by 12:30pm

Questions Email: [email protected].com Or Text: 206.999.3088 
(These are your # pick up – date options!)

•Captains – Hang #’s on Port & STRB Bow
Do not block or cover #’s, allow clear visibility for Judges!

Registered Parade Vessels Whom Are Participating, Thank you for Contributing To: 

A Toy Drive for ‘Seattle Children’s Hospital’

Santa & His Reindeer Always for show up for children,
A Pandemic won’t stop them!!!

Thank you Prism Graphics for all Vessel Parade numbers!