Get Creative! Decorate Your Own Dinghy for 4th of July in Oceanside!

Before you go to a fireworks spectacular in SoCal, try heading out early to catch sight of the 12th Annual Yankee Doodle Dinghy Parade in Oceanside, or better yet, join in!

Each year starting at 1:00pm on July 4th in the Oceanside Harbor you can view a magnificent parade of patriotic creativity as dinghy’s zoom by!

Anyone can participate! Simply decorate a dinghy (12ft and under) then be sure to register at the Oceanside Yacht Club office before the Fourth of July. Note, you must also be able to attend the Skipper’s meeting at 10:00an on July 4th at the yacht club. This fun activity is a great way to pool in the patriotic sprit and get creative with friends and family, and there’s even a fun competition judged by 3-4 categories for best creative flare where trophies will be rewarded.  And best the best part? There’s no entry fee!

Time to start searching for that Independence Day inspiration!

Here’s what you need to know to plan for the event:

When: Tuesday, July 4th from 1:00-3:00pm

Where: Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA 92054

Looking to make July 4th extra special this summer? Be close to the festivities by staying at Southern California Beach Club, just steps away from the Oceanside Harbor. Simply book online or call (877) 351-3854.

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