A crowd gathers at the end of White Rock pier during an earlier Lighted Boat Parade. (File photo)

Lighted Boat Parade set for Semiahmoo Bay on Saturday

International Yacht Club’s annual Christmas sail past scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

An annual holiday tradition is ready to set sail again on the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

The White Rock-based International Yacht Club will hold it’s Boat Light Parade – formerly known as the Christmas Sail Past – is planned for Saturday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

As in previous years, sailboats lit with Christmas lights and other holiday decor will make two passes throught the bay and past the White Rock pier. IYC port captain Bruce Blandy will lead the parade – his boat will feature Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on the bow.

“It’s a great way for us to enjoy one of the White Rock Christmas traditions,” he said in a news release.

Just Posted

UPDATE: Two North Delta schools briefly in ‘hold and secure’ after report of weapon

Seaquam Secondary and Cougar Canyon Elementary were in ‘hold and secure’ for about 45 minutes

Charges dropped against officer who shot and killed Hudson Brooks in South Surrey

‘I feel like I’ve lost Hudson all over again,’ says mom

‘Men of Curling’ calendar features Surrey’s Tardi, who went rock climbing with a curling rock

Tyler Tardi, 21, now curls on men’s circuit, meaning he won’t play at 2020 nationals in Langley

Here’s why you may not have seen many federal election signs in Surrey

Earlier this year, Surrey council banned election signs on public property, highways

‘Jail’ time for Surrey business and community leaders in Crime Stoppers fundraiser

Metro Vancouver organization to host Jail & Bail event Friday at Central City’s outdoor plaza

‘I shouldn’t have done it,’ Trudeau says of brownface photo

Trudeau says he also wore makeup while performing a version of a Harry Belafonte song

35 of 87 dogs in 2018 Williams Lake seizure were euthanized due to behavioural issues, BCSPCA confirm

The dogs did not respond to the behaviour modification and remained terrified of humans

‘We still did not get answers’: Vancouver parents demand expulsion after students’ racist video

‘We were unable to get confirmation from the VSB, but he hasn’t returned as of yet,’ says Marie Tate

B.C. ‘tent city’ disputes spark call for local government autonomy

UBCM backs Maple Ridge after province overrules city

B.C. drug dealers arrested after traffic stop near Banff turns into helicopter pursuit

Antonio Nolasco-Padia, 23, and Dina Anthony, 55, both well-known to Chilliwack law enforcement

‘What goes up will come down’: Gas prices spike in Metro Vancouver

Petroleum analyst Dan McTeague says prices will fall Thursday

B.C. MLA calls on province to restrict vaping as first related illness appears in Canada

Todd Stone, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson, introduced an anti-vaping bill in April

Most Read