Newport Beach kicks off 111th Annual Christmas Boat Parade

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- The 111th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade was on full display in Newport Harbor Wednesday night.

The parade is regarded by organizers as the longest running boat parade in Southern California and the United States.

A firework show kicked off the parade and then 100 decorated boats sailed around a 14-mile court in Newport Harbor.

Tickets to be a part of the parade are on sale for $32 on the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade website.

The last departure for the parade is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

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The 111th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade was on full display in Newport Harbor Wednesday night.

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