Ride the Ferry in the 2023 Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade
On Saturday, December 2, San Francisco Bay Ferry will participate in the annual Lighted Yacht Parade along the Oakland Estuary, with beautiful views of the Oakland and Alameda waterfronts and the Bay -- not to mention the other decorated boats in the parade.
UPDATE, NOV. 17: TICKETS FOR SF BAY FERRY'S LIGHTED YACHT PARADE RIDEALONG HAVE SOLD OUT. ADDITIONAL TICKETS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE.
You're invited to ride along! This year due to high demand this is a ticketed, reservation-based event. You can purchase tickets below or in the San Francisco Bay Ferry app. Every passenger who brings a new, unwrapped toy for the Oakland firefighters' holiday toy drive will receive a complimentary ticket for a future ferry ride on the date of their choice.
We'll also have fun kids' activities, music, and warm beverages to enjoy during the parade.
Boarding begins at approximately 4:45 p.m. at the Alameda Seaplane Ferry Terminal (note the new location), with departure set for 5:00 p.m. The ferry will return to Alameda Seaplane at about 7:00 p.m.
Questions? Email us.
Buy Tickets for the Ferry Ride in the 2023 Lighted Yacht Parade
A confirmation email with a QR code for your tickets will be sent to your email address. You'll also be able to retrieve your tickets in the San Francisco Bay Ferry. A crew member will scan your ticket(s) when you board. You do not need to print anything, but you will need to display the QR code to board.