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Old Glory Boat Parade

Old Glory Boat Parade

American Legion Yacht Club Presents: The Annual July 4 Old Glory Boat Parade

The American Legion Yacht Club in Newport Beach is once again setting sail around Newport Harbor for their annual Old Glory Boat Parade on Monday, July 4 at 1:00PM

The theme this year is “America the Beautiful,” and entrants are encouraged to decorate their boats to celebrate this theme.

Leading the parade will be the ALYC club boat Valor with our Grand Marshal the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, followed by VIP boats that will be filled with active duty servicemembers and veterans.

The parade will begin at 1:00pm off the east end of Lido Island and follow a course throughout the harbor between the hours of 1:00pm and 3:30pm, offering everyone a chance to enjoy the parade.

All boaters are invited to decorate their vessels and participate in the parade.  Registration is free and available online through the American Legion Yacht Club website ( where a map of the parade route, approximate viewing times, and more information is also available.  Participants will compete for class awards such as Best Decorated, Finest Costumes, Most Creative, and the Commodore’s Award, with class winners to be announced at an Awards Banquet on Sunday, July 17 at 5:30 pm.

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