Clone of Bay Parade 2018

Bay Parade 2018

Registration is now closed for the Bay Parade

Sunday, July 15, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

Swimmers, kayakers, SUPers, and boaters will come together for the 5th annual Bay Parade. The Bay Parade grand finale will be broadcast live from McCovey Cove on the San Francisco Giants Jumbotron. Festivities will continue on-shore at the Bay Parade after party at South Beach Park.

GOLDEN RIVET SWIM: 6.5 miles from Golden Gate Bridge to McCovey Cove
Timed solo swim, timed four-person relay, and open relay divisions

BOAT: Motorboats, sailboats, and rowboats are needed to support swimmers
from the Golden Gate to McCovey Cove
This is a critical volunteer role for the event
No registration fee, fundraising optional


KAYAK: All-levels 2.5-mile paddle
Pier 40 to Bay Bridge to McCovey Cove

SUP: All-levels 2.5-mile paddle

Pier 40 to Bay Bridge to McCovey Cove


​YACHT CRUISE: ​Enjoy the Bay Parade from aboard the elegant Just Dreaming yacht.
​Cheer on swimmers and paddlers! Lunch and wine served.

Donate to support a participant

You will receive a ticket to the Bay Parade after party with each $50 gift!

Looking for a unique sponsorship opportunity for your company? Contact for more information.

Volunteer opportunities are also available.


Thank you to our 2018 Bay Parade Host Committee: 

Larry Baer, CEO, San Francisco Giants

Kim Chambers, World Champion Open Water Swimmer

Matt Davenport, President, Anchor Brewing Company

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance

Michael Kobori, Vice President, Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.


Thank you to our 2018 Bay Parade sponsors:

Bay Parade Sponsors

Oru KayakSwim Across America

Photo at top by Robert McKinney