Named as one of the Top 5 Best Holiday Light Displays in New England by Yankee Magazine!
Get in the holiday spirit at 6 pm when the Christmas tree will be officially lit in Mystic River Park and the 13th annual Lighted Holiday Boat Parade will begin a few minutes later.
Don’t miss this spectacular show of lighted boats. The vessels will parade down the Mystic River from the Mystic Seaport at 6:20 p.m. and return to the Mystic River Park, where spectators and judges will be gathered.
Boats will be judged on creativity and team spirit. There will be prizes for Most Charismatic Crew, Innovative Vessel, Best Dressed Vessel, and Miss Mystic Vessel of Grandeur. The only cost to enter is a donation of a toy, coat, or food item for the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
If your sail boat, power boat, dinghy, or high-speed row boat is still in the water, light your vessel, and please join us for your chance to dazzle the judges.