36th Annual Lighted Yacht Parade in Alameda on December 1, 2012
By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
36th Annual Lighted Yacht Parade in Alameda on December 1, 2012 The Encinal Yacht Club and the Oakland Yacht Club host the Lighted Yacht Parade 2012 on the Alameda-Oakland Estuary every year on the first Saturday in December. Boat owners kick off the holiday season by festively decorating their boats for the parade. Spectators can see the parade at various sites along the shoreline or at restaurants which are on the estuary. Thirty-five boats participated in the parade in 2011 and the hosts expect many more this year. Jack London Square and along the public access walkway in Wind River Park in Alameda are good places to watch the parade. Parking is not permitted in the Wind River parking lot, but there is parking in nearby business parking lots. See the Google map of parking are...