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Parade Alerts

Tonight, Saturday December 4th is a combined fleet night on the Columbia River.  Boats from both fleets will be parading in the Camas / Washougal area at 6PM.  The boats will remain in the area for about 45 minutes and then will make their way back toward the Portland / Vancouver area arriving about 8:30PM.  There is no parade on the Willamette River tonight.  Route details, including viewing locations can be found here: Camas / Washougal

Please view us safely and follow all current local, state, and health guidelines.

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Vancouver Waterfront / Hayden Bay

Category
Columbia
Date
Monday, December 20, 2021 07:00 PM

Route Details

7:00PM - Columbia Fleet assembles in front of M. James Gleason Boat Ramp, 43rd/NE Marine Drive and turns at the east end of the parking lot to head downriver to the I-5 Bridge Area including Grandma's Cove, arriving at approximately 7:30 PM at Beaches.  We parade in front of Beaches and nearby restaurants for about 30 minutes and then continue under the I-5 Bridge to the Vancouver Waterfront.  We pass by Hayden Bay approximately 8:45 PM.  The fleet begins on the Washington side and can be seen from both sides of the river.  We should be able to parade in Hayden Bay this year, but check back in case conditions change.  The fleet is out for about two hours.

 

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The following list 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
 The Cove The Cove
5731 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA
(360) 360—5000
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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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:

 
* Vancouver Landing at Terminal One Waterfront Park [ West of I-5 ]
 
* Marine Park SE Marine Park & Columbia Way, Vancouver
 

* James M Gleason Boat Ramp, River Patrol's Office - Large Parking Lot NE 43rd & Marine Drive, Portland. The gates will be kept open longer so people can view the parade.  The $5 parking still applies.

 
 

Route Dates

  • Monday, December 06, 2021 07:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 08, 2021 07:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021 07:00 PM
  • Monday, December 20, 2021 07:00 PM

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