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Parade of Lights 2008: Holiday FantaSEA at Ventura Harbor!

WHEN: Friday & Saturday, December 19-20, 2008

DETAILS: VISIONS OF MERMAIDS DANCE IN YOUR HEADS! Ventura Harbor will light up on Friday, December 19th & Saturday, December 20th for the “FANTASEA” Parade of Lights and Fireworks! The 32nd Annual Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights "FantaSEA" will have boats big and small dress up with lights, costumes and whimsy decorations for entertaining visitors and each other!

Parade of Lights festivities begins 5 PM each day at the Ventura Harbor Village: Live Music, Visits with Santa, Photos with Holiday Characters, and more! Ol’ Saint Nick himself has scheduled a fly-by with by Aspen Helicopters and will also find time to visit Ventura Harbor Village on Friday and Saturday evening at the Carousel Stage for any last minute requests you might have.

The Ventura Harbor Village Holiday Carnival provides fun for kids from one to ninety-two with rides and games! Parade of Lights Carnival hours: Friday 5 PM - 10 PM, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 10 PM. Located at Ventura Harbor Village Main Lawn.

Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights is 7 PM Friday & Saturday with spectacular FIREWORKS display following the parade each night.

Come early to find your front row spot in the Village to see the decorated boats parade around the Harbor or be a part of the parade by joining one of the open party boats. The Parade of Lights is best viewed from the promenade, harbor-view restaurants (please contact the restaurants directly for individual reservation policies), Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, or from the water - contact VenturaBoatRentals.com.

Free Admission and Parking. Parking available at Ventura Harbor Village, Surfer's Knoll Beach, Harbor Cove Beach, Dirt Lot at End of Spinnaker Drive, Dirt Lot at End of Schooner Drive, Public Boat Launch Ramp, Parking Lot at corner of Harbor Blvd. & Schooner Drive.


Take advantage of the FREE bus shuttle to the Ventura Harbor Village from the overflow parking lot located at Schooner Drive & Harbor Blvd. from 5 – 10 PM.

Or see the boats from the water on the $1 Water Taxi rides with departing from the Ventura Boat Launch Ramp on Schooner Drive and Anchor's Way, with pick-ups from 5:30 – 7 PM and returns 9 – 10 PM. Handicapped accessible.

Call to receive information or for an application to enter your boat in the 32nd Annual Parade of Lights 805-477-0470 or 805-642-8538. NEW CASH PRIZES & CATEGORIES!

Parade of Lights is sponsored by the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor and Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Andria's Seafood Restaurant, Ventura Harbor Boatyard, Inc., Ventura West Marina, The Greek at the Harbor, Ford, Ventura Yacht Club, Costco Oxnard, and Harbor Landing Health Center. Additional Thanks to Aspen Helicopters, VC Reporter, Vessel Assist, The Cat Rental Store Quinn, RP Barracade, 100.7 KHAY, Radio 1400 AM, B95.1, News Talk 1520 KVTA, The Octopus 95.9, & Live 105.5 FM.

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