The 46th San Diego Bay Parade Of Lights | Sunday, December 10 & 17, 2017
It’s a time honored holiday tradition, and this year the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to be as spectacular as ever. Presented by the Port of San Diego and held on two consecutive Sundays, this one of a kind boat parade featuring approximately 80 lavishly decorated vessels of all shapes and sizes, starts at 5:00pm on both nights at Shelter Island. The schedule is as follows:
- Shelter Island 5:00pm
- Harbor Island: 5:30pm
- The Embarcadero: 6:00pm
- The Pier at Cesar Chavez Park: 6:45pm
- Ferry Landing on Coronado: 7:00pm
This year’s theme is Arrrgh. A Pirate’s Christmas, and it takes anywhere from 1 hour to 1.5 hours to pass any given point. Because the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is such a highly anticipated and well attended event, the Port encourages using public transportation since parking lots fill up quickly. The best places to view the parade include Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village and in Coronado, the Ferry Landing and Tidelands Park.
However, if you are interested in viewing the parade by sea, you may want to check out Steam Ferry Berkeley where even judges of the event will be on board. Enjoy a meal on this historic steamboat all for $50 per adult ticket and $25 for children. Other options include Flagship Cruises on the Bay, a luxury cruise where you can enjoy champagne or sparkling cider. Adults $35 and children $17.50
Of course, living along the parade route or within walking distance, means you could very well have the best seat in the house. Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty has many homes available in the area that will make it simple next year to watch the Parade of Lights in style.
Live atop America’s Finest City at the exclusive Pinnacle in a highly coveted west facing corner penthouse. Floor to ceiling windows provide stunning water, skyline and sunset views. Two expansive balconies provide outdoor living areas with front row seats to San Diego Bay Boat Parade. Too many spectacular amenities to mention but this home includes four parking places! $2,695,000.
With panoramic views of San Diego Bay, Waterfront Park and the historic Star of India, this wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is only steps away from the best downtown has to offer. Walk to Little Italy’s fine restaurants, Seaport Village, Ferry, Trolley and Train and just one mile from San Diego Airport. Seller will entertain offers between $1,025,000 – $1,095,000.
Perhaps one of the best deals in downtown San Diego! Enjoy the sights from your stunning home and expansive terrace while you watch the cruise ships dock in the San Diego harbor. The Grande North at Santa Fe Place is located in the prime Columbia District, San Diego’s front door to the Bay and a short distance to the Embarcadero. Gourmet kitchen, exquisite dining room and master retreat, custom designed wine cellar and many amenities including 80 ft. lap pool, Jacuzzi, steam/sauna, locker facilities, and parking. The just completed Club Room has full kitchen and entertainment area. Walk to Seaport Village and Little Italy as well. Offered from $998,000 – $1,078,000.
6402 Gage Place | San Diego 92106 | Offered at $8,995,000 | 6 Beds/6 Baths | 10.406 SqFt| Colisted by Eric Iantorno, Clinton Selfridge & Pilar Meza | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty
Tranquil and discreet, gated craftsman estate designed by local award-winning architect Alan Campbell to adapt to the natural contours of the 180 degree view parcel. Situated on nearly an acre, surrounded by lush mature landscaping, redwoods, oaks, pine & palm trees. Published as “a house for the ages, celebrating the soul of wood and stone” in San Diego Home & Garden magazine. Designed to maximize views of the ocean, bay, Shelter Island, Coronado and the downtown skyline.