Parade Application

Enter your boat in the parade this year. Fill out a parade application online or call Susie Watson for entry information 843-249-8888. No matter how you participate, do not forget to bring a new toy and drop it off at a collection point at any marina in Little River or North Myrtle Beach. 

What’s in it for Parade Participants?

In addition to the prestige & goodwill of being a Regatta participant, there will be several chances for prizes. Attend the boat captain’s meeting for a chance to win raffle prizes. There will be best in best in class awards, to be judged the night of the regatta, and given out the morning after the regatta at the Awards meeting. Categories are based on boat length. There will also be a cash grand prize for best overall entry sponsored by Crab Catcher’s. ​

How is the Christmas Regatta Judged?

Each boat is judged for theme, originality, crew enthusiasm, and decorations.

A panel of judges determines scores. The boat with the best score will be deemed the overall winner and will be awarded the Grand Prize of of $1,000. A $300 prize will be awarded to one boat in each of the categories of boats. The overall winner is NOT eligible for a category win. Please return your boat number to us at the awards ceremony or to Susie at Harbourgate Marina.

The judges identify your boat by the assigned number. Please to be sure to follow all rules to ensure your eligibility. Judges are located along the waterway throughout the entire parade route, so keep up the enthusiasm & be sure to parade all the way to the end!

For more information about this event, please contact Susie at Harbourgate Marina at 843-249-8888 or