Viewing Sites

The Parade of Boats event can be seen all around Charleston Harbor.

Note: Some locations charge an admission fee.


Holiday Cheers on the Mt. Pleasant Pier– Come out and enjoy scenic views of the Holiday Parade of Boats in the Charleston Harbor while dancing to LIVE music! Admission to this event is free. Beer, wine, soda, and water will be available for purchase inside the event. Food, snacks, and beverages are available for purchase in the gift shop. Photo ID required to purchase alcohol. Outside alcohol, beverages, and coolers are strictly prohibited.

Holiday Cheers on the Pier Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Sponsored by Charleston County Parks


USS Yorktown:

Join Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum for Lights on the Harbor, a Charleston Holiday Boat Parade viewing party aboard the USS Yorktown. The $20 ticket includes admission to our flight deck holiday party, live holiday music, hot cocoa, the best views of the Charleston Harbor, and a visit from Santa himself!

***Tickets will go on sale late November***


Oysters on the Point and Parade of Boats
Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina
Saturday, December 14th 2p – 6pm
20 Patriots Point Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

A sister of Party at the Point, this once a month winter series features locally steamed oysters and blue crabs, live music, local vendors, Bloody Mary Bar, s’mores and fun on the harbor. It is hosted on Saturday afternoons from 2pm – 6pm.

We will also offer steamed blue crabs from Blue Pearl Farms

$5 General Admission on | $7 at the door | Children 12 and under are free

Please no pets or coolers allowed.


Let us know if you are aware of others!

The Parade of Boats event is produced by the City of Charleston and America’s Boating Club Charleston (previously known as the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron).

webpage last updated October 8, 2019

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