The theme for this year’s Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade has been announced as “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.”

The Holiday Boat Parade is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 13th. Fireworks kick off the start of the parade at 5:55 p.m.

The grand marshal for this year’s boat parade will be Santa Claus. In addition to being grand marshal during the parade, Santa Claus will be at Burton Chace Park from 3 to 4 p.m., where children can meet him, give him their gift list and have a photo taken.

Anyone interested in being a part of the planning committee for the 2008 Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade is asked to attend the next volunteer meeting, scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 9th, in the Jamaica Bay Inn Tikki Room, 4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey.

For information or to enter this year’s parade, Cindy Williams, parade president, (310) 670-7130, or www.mdrboat