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Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don't cost much to attend. Email event listings here. The deadline is always the 10th of the month prior to publication.

Latitude 38 December Calendar


Readers — We've included here all of the events that we believe were still on each host's schedule as of November 18, but pandemic-related adjustments continue.
Event organizers — Please send updates to We'll post changes here.

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 30 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series, StFYC, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All YCs' members welcome. Via YouTube during SIP. Info,

Dec. 5 — Merry on the Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade, Alameda Estuary. Info,

Dec. 5 — Lighted Boat Parade, Santa Cruz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info,

Canceled! Dec. 5 — Lighted Boat Parade, Stockton, 4-6 p.m. Stockton YC,

Dec. 10 — Hanukkah begins at sunset.

Dec. 12 — Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks, Sausalito, 6 p.m. Lisa, (415) 332-3150 or

Dec. 12 — Lighted Boat Parade, Discovery Bay, 5-8:30 p.m. Carolyn, (925) 389-7072 or

Dec. 12, 13 — Holiday Boat Parade, Huntington Harbour, 5:15 p.m. Info,

Dec. 13 — Jingle Shells Seaside Arts & Crafts Festival, online, noon-5:30 p.m. UC Santa Cruz, (831) 459-3800 or

Dec. 13, 20 — San Diego Parade of Lights, 5:30 p.m. Info,

Dec. 16-20 — Christmas Boat Parade/Ring of Lights, Newport Beach, 6:30 p.m. Info,

Dec. 18 — Holiday Lights & Sights Boat Parade, Pier 39 to the Marina Green, San Francisco, 6-8 p.m. Info,

Dec. 21 — Winter Solstice.

Dec. 25 — Christmas Day.

Dec. 26 — Boxing Day; Kwanzaa begins.

Dec. 29 — Full moon on a Tuesday.

Dec. 31 — New Year's Eve. Sayonara, 2020!

Jan. 1 — Happy New Year!

Please send your calendar items by the 10th of the month to, or fax them to us at (415) 383-5816. But please, no phone-ins! Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don’t cost much to attend. The Calendar is not meant to support commercial enterprises.

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