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Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade

December 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit, you’ll want to put this one on your calendar! Join the festivities at the Yorktown Waterfront. Pre-parade festivities start at 6 and include caroling around a beach bonfire, a musical performance by the Fifes & Drums of Yorktown, and complimentary hot cider. The boats will finish out the evening, as they make their way down the river in a dazzling show of lights that starts at 7 p.m. This annual event has been a community tradition for more than two decades, and brings neighbors together to celebrate the season. Some of the boats take almost 20 hours to decorate!

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.

For more information: www.visitwilliamsburg.com/events/yorktown-lighted-boat-parade-1

Riverwalk Landing Piers
331 Water Street
Yorktown, Virginia 23690

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