This Saturday, 12/8 is the Annual Annapolis Holiday Boat Parade! From 6-8pm, the community will celebrate the Holidays, and local shops and restaraunts will feature Holiday Sales and Specials to enjoy!


Make sure to arrive early to the event to get the best spot, and dress warm!!


Best spots to view the parade:

  • -Eastport Bridge
  • -Fawcett Boat Supplies Parking Lot - 110 Compromise St.
  • -Naval Academy
  • -Annapolis City Dock
  • -Walkway in front of Annapolis City Marina in Eastport
  • -Aboard the Catherine Marie: Enjoy dinner at the Severn Inn, then board Catherine Marie for dessert and champagne to view the parade. $150/person (this event usually sells out). For more information on public boat events parade viewing, visit the Cruises on the Bay website.
  • -Aboard the Harbor Queen: The boat will be moored at the end of the City Dock and conducting the "Queen of All Food Drives" during the parade. Bring a bag of non-perishable food, pet food items, or a cash donation.
  • Other spots include Market, Shipwright & Revel Streets, Acton Cove, Southgate, Taney & Cheston Avenues, Lafayette Park, Monticello Avenue, Truxton Park, Burnside Street, Fourth Street, Third Street, Second Street, and First Street.