The 2023 OB Christmas Tree arrives at the beach

You can see the seasonal display on shoreline, where Newport Avenue meets the sand.

2023 OB Tree SDtoday

The tradition continues in Ocean Beach.

Ocean Beach is ready for Christmas — in true quirky OB fashion, of course. The community’s famed, slightly crooked, annual Christmas tree has risen on the beach, right where Newport Avenue meets the sand.

Standing at ~40 ft, this star pine may be the smallest tree OB Town Council has ever put up, and it appears much straighter than prior ones. But, it does have a little bend to it, continuing the community’s tradition of having a fun, eclectic tree.

Like prior trees, this one is also rooted in community. It was moved from a local home — where it was planted 27 years ago — installed at the shoreline, and decorated as a Christmas tree.

The tree has been transplanted just in time for the OB Holiday Parade, which is going down this Saturday, Dec. 2, 5 p.m.

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