December 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm





Along the District’s Southwest Waterfront at Water Street Park

Join us for a magical night of merriment as we celebrate the holidays with

a colorful parade of lighted boats and the first snow fall of the season

6:00PM: Delight as snow begins to fall along the waterfront

7:00PM: Herald the arrival of the parade of boats from Alexandria

7:45PM: Cheer at a water-filled salute to the John Glenn fireboat

Dance to live music produced by Jazz Night in Southwest

Marvel at the decorated houseboats and docked vessels

Watch the lighting of the Southwest Christmas Tree

Pose for a photograph with a very jolly Santa Claus

Be warmed by Water Street Park’s roaring bonfire

Test your skill at s’mores making and marshmallow roasting

Sip hot chocolate and savor warm apple cinnamon cider

Show your creativity and decorate gingerbread cookies

Vote for your very favorite decorated boat in the parade

Applaud as parade and in-slip prize winners are announced

and the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association — with the support of Alexandria Fire Department, Cantina Marina, Capital Yacht Club, Destination DC,

District of Columbia Fire Department, Entertainment Cruises, EventBrite, Gangplank Marina, Gangplank Slipholders Association, Jazz Night in Southwest,

This is a FREE outdoor event, held rain or snow. The Parade of Lights is best viewed in the District at 600 Water Street SW. Water Street Park is within four blocks of the

L’ Enfant Plaza and Waterfront Metrorail stops. Capital Bike Share is located at 600 Water Street SW. More event information regarding the District of Columbia Parade

of Lights activities is online at www.wharfdc.com or available at 202-688-3590. To register a boat in the holiday parade visit www.paradeoflightedboats.eventbrite.com.

Parade of Lights is FREE and co-produced by Washington Waterfront Association and the Old Dominion Boat Club

through the generosity of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, developers of the District’s new, world-class, mixed-use waterfront, The Wharf

MPD Harbor Patrol, PhotoGenics, Port of Washington Yacht Club, Potomac Riverboat Company, RedPeg and Visit Alexandria, VA