Holiday Paddle, San Diego, CA - December 8 at 3pm
Christmas Canoe Paddle, Hampshire, England - December 11& 23 at 11am
Santa’s Christmas Light Paddle in Naples Canals, CA - December 12 at 4:30pm
Calling all paddleboarding and/or Christmas light enthusiasts! Grab your boat and Santa hat. All skill levels are welcome but you need to be comfortable paddling when it’s a little dark and with slow moving boats nearby. The sun will be going down but the Christmas lights will be showing us the way.
Christmas lights parade, Long Beach, CA - December 18 at 5:00pm
Join in for the 75th annual Christmas Lights boat parade, a kayaking and paddleboarding event. Decorate your vessel with festive adornments and observe the lights on mansions and homes from the water.
Christmas Paddle, Bedford, UK - December 18 at 4:30pm
For a perfect Christmas combo, pick from a canoe, kayak, or SUP to paddle and finish with mulled wine and mince pies. Join the annual Christmas fun on the river and remember that Christmas outfits are optional. Or choose your own adventure and opt for theStand Up Paddleboard Polar Paddle in Bedford on December 11.
Day B4 Christmas Eve Morning Paddle, Silverton, OR - December 23 at 10:30am
This holiday paddle is organized by Salem Kayak Rentals and is open to all paddlers of all skill levels and crafts. Contest and prizes for most festive decorations and hot cider and donuts offered gratis. Wear warm attire.
Holiday Lights Winter Paddle Parade, Bend, OR - canceled
Although this year's event is canceled, keep this event on your radar for future Decembers. Local paddle outfittersTumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe host community supported Paddle Parade in theOld Mill District where the iconic Deschutes River floats through a scenic and urban corridor. Cross your fingers this event isn’t a permanent COVID casualty.
From our families to yours, and from everyone at Eddyline, have a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
If you want us to feature a holiday paddle near you for next year's holiday paddle round-up, DM that info to the author @guerrillamediabend on Instagram or email us at Support@Eddyline.com
Photo credit: Pacifica Paddle Sports, www.pacificapaddle.com