The 44th annual Holiday Boat Parade is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 9th, in the Marina’s main channel, preceded by a fireworks show at 5:55 p.m.

Organizers say volunteers interested in helping to plan this year’s parade should attend a meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, October 16th, in the Tiki Room, Best Western Jamaica Bay Inn, 4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey.

This year’s parade theme is “Water Winter Wonderland” with boat owners competing for numerous prize packages.

Individual boats can enter the parade for a $25 fee.

Parade entry forms are available at www.mdrboatparade.org, the Marina del Rey Visitors Information Center, 4701 Admiralty Way, and Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, both in Marina del Rey.

Information, Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade administrative office, (310) 670-7130.