It's fun, addicting, and rewarding!

  • Free to join, no membership fee
  • Be part of a select group of boaters who participate in a great 60 year Portland tradition
  • You’ll learn maneuvers such as the curtsey, cartwheel, circle, circle within a circle, figure 8, ribbon candy, and the candy cane swirl (aka “the spiral of death”)
  • Entertain your family and friends, start a new Christmas holiday tradition
  • Improve your boating skills with dozens of experienced boat captains – Make new friends, great camaraderie
  • Belong to a non-profit that gives back to the community you love
  • Receive advice and assistance on display making
  • Flexible schedule, you choose your parade nights

  • Dinner provided on Camas & St. Helens nights, Beaches and Spaghetti Factory, Portland Spirit Cruise
  • Free or reduced rate moorage (Riverplace, Columbia Crossings, Salpare Bay) during parade season
  • Free or reduced rate electricity during parade season
  • Fuel discounts (Columbia Crossings, CRYC, Tyee, St. Helens, Rocky Point) during parade season
  • Reduced rate for repairs and haul outs during parade season

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Weather Alerts

Tonight is a night off.  We'll be back parading on both the Columbia and Willamette rivers on Wednesday Dec 13th.

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Announcements

We will be having two Meet & Greet events this year at the public dock by Riverplace Marina. 

Saturday Dec 16th from 8-10pm
Sunday Dec 17th from 2-4:30pm

The ramp down to the public dock is directly in front of Riverplace Hotel.  Our boats will be tied up at the dock.  Come say hello and see what the boats look like up close.  If you've ever considered joining us, this is a great opportunity to find out more information.

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