Where to Watch the 55th Annual Parade of Lights

Residents and visitors who plan to attend the Harbor’s 55th Annual Parade of Lights on December 11, 2021 have a variety of indoor, outdoor, and on-the-water options to catch a glimpse of this magical event.

This year’s parade theme is “Jingle Jungle” and viewers will be dazzled by the sights and sounds the procession, which can be viewed from almost anywhere in the Harbor.

Outdoor Viewing

Longtime parade watchers have surely staked out their special spots. We’ve put together a downloadable map to help those first-timers watch the parade.

Click here to download the 2021 Parade of Lights Map

Please note: these are the “prime” spots to watch the Parade of Lights, so consider bringing your comfy chairs, warm blankets, cooler, and family early.

Indoor Viewing

The Harbor has a variety of restaurants that offer breathtaking views of the Parade. If you want to get in to one of these, you better book early! Here they are:

Toppers Pizza Place

Sea Fresh Channel Islands

The Lookout Bar and Grill

Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine

The Waterside Restaurant and Wine Bar

The Parade of Lights is an annual event co-sponsored by Seacoast Yachts, the premier Channel Islands, Oxnard area yacht broker, with more than two decades of experience connecting buyers and sellers in the Channel Islands, Oxnard area.

Editor's Note: this story was published on Dec. 6, 2021.