When you think of Christmas, what usually comes to mind? Parades? Lights? Fond memories? Well, with the Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019, all these memories merge into one magical, maritime night. Let’s look at why this event is so special—and should be on any Decatur resident’s holiday schedule!
A Ferry Merry Christmas
The Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019 will boast boats of various shapes and sizes, all decked out in festive garb. Sponsored by the River Yacht Club, this boat parade will light up the marina. Come check out how different boat owners themed their boats for the holidays. There’s sure to be some diverse trimmings.
Officially kicking off at 6 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 14, the Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019 will have a brief period beforehand for patrons to come in for a closer look. You can look at the boats up close starting at around 4 p.m. In fact, you are encouraged to do so!
Once the parade commences, there are a few vantage points that will offer you the best views. You can stake your claim at Rhodes Ferry Park, the Hard Dock Café, or the marina launch and parking area. All of these areas boast breathtaking views of the parade as it unfolds.
Boats in the parade will circle the entrance of the Riverwalk Marina, head west to the railroad bridge, turn east in front of Rhodes Ferry Park, and then return to the marina.
The Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019 will be at Rhodes Ferry Park in Decatur.
Even if your holiday schedule is jam packed, it might be worth your while to add this event to your holiday checklist. It’s one of those magical moments that can ferment into a fond Christmas memory.
The holidays are in full swing—and that could mean your time seems ever-dwindling. Especially if you’re hunting for a home for the holidays. Luckily, we make it easy at Summer Key. Browse through our website and you can see for yourself why Santa likes to deliver presents to our apartment homes. For more things to do around Decatur, keep following our blog!