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James M Gleason Boat Ramp, Washington Shoreline

Route Dates

  • Thursday, December 07, 2017 07:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 07:00 PM

Route Details

7:00PM - Columbia Fleet assembles in front of James M. Gleason Boat Ramp, 43rd/NE Marine Drive. Tonight the fleet will remain the first hour in the area of the boat ramp, and across the river to the Washington Shoreline. About 8PM, the fleet will head downriver to the I-5 Bridge and restaurants and can be seen from both sides of the river.  Tonight, the parade will not be on the Oregon side below the bridge.

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The following list of restaurants and hotels provide excellent opportunities to see the parade. 

Restaurants:

 

beaches_logo Beaches Restaurant & Bar
1919 SE Columbia River Dr.
Vancouver
(360) 699-1592
warehouse_23 Warehouse 23
100 Columbia St #102
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 750-7256
corplogo Janzten Beach Bar and Grill
Red Lion Hotel on the River 

909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland 
(503) 283-4466 
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Salty's on the Columbia
3839 NE Marine Dr, Portland 
(503) 288-4444  

 Sextant

The Sextant Bar & Galley
4035 NE Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 281-5944

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Joe's Crab Shack
101 East Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661
(360) 693-9211

 
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McMenamins on the Columbia
1801 S.E. Columbia River Dr.
Vancouver, WA 98661
(360) 699-1521

  Who Song and Larry's
111 Southeast Columbia Way
Vancouver, Wa  98661
(360) 695-1198
Hotels:  
corplogo Red Lion Hotel on the River 
909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland 
(503) 283-4466 
   

Outdoor Viewing Locations:

 
James M Gleason Boat Ramp parking Lot NE 4rd/Marine Drive.  Ships can be seen here at 7:00PM. The gates will be kept open longer so people can view the parade.  The $5 parking still applies.
Viewing is also good in areas along NE Marine Drive from NE 29th to 42nd St
Marine Park - SE Marine Park & Columbia Way - Vancouver

 

Vancouver Landing at Terminal One - Waterfront Park (West of I-5) 

 
 
 

SCHEDULES ARE ALWAYS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN ACCORDANCE
WITH BOATING SAFETY, WEATHER OR OTHER REASONS BEYOND
CONTROL OF CHRISTMAS SHIPS, INC.

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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