Huntington Harbour Boat Parade rocks in H.B.

A parade of boaters lighted up Huntington Harbour on Saturday night as sailors took on a “Rock and Roll Fantasy” persona — the theme of the 57th annual Huntington Harbour Boat Parade.

The two-night event precedes the Cruise of Lights, a waterway tour of decorated homes that benefits the Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s music education programs. The Cruise of Lights runs Tuesday through Dec. 23.

Two holiday favorites in Huntington Beach are on the way, starting this weekend with the 57th annual Huntington Harbour Boat Parade and continuing next week with the Cruise of Lights waterway tours of decorated homes, docks, decks and boats.

The boat parade offers participants a chance to win 16 trophies in categories ranging from Most Religious to Best Commercial Entry.

The second night of the parade will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors are advised to arrive early to grab prime viewing spots at Seabridge Park and on the Huntington Harbour bridges.

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