James River Parade of Lights

Holiday Boat Parade

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 – 5 p.m.

Beautifully decorated vessels will sparkle down the James River beginning in the City of Richmond to Henrico County.

Viewing Sites:

  • Chesterfield County
  • City of Richmond – Intermediate Terminal
  • Henrico County – Osborne Park and Boat Landing


  • Boater registration will be available Fall of 2023.
  • Boater Safety meeting – to be determined
  • Weather – Rain or Shine
  • After Parade Celebration (for boaters) – to be determined

JRAC thanks you for your continued support and looks forward to seeing you at the 2023 James River Parade of Lights!