WELCOME TO BALBOA ISLAND
Welcome to Balboa Island...where the cats are numerous fat and lazy, the dogs are spoiled, the houses are quaint and enchanting, and the living is creative and carefree. You can spend your day walking around our beautiful boardwalk, boating, biking, shopping, or lounging.
Don’t be surprised when you can’t choose between mouth watering mandarin, authentic mexican, spicy italian, premium prime-rib, rack of lamb, or good ol’ broiled burgers. And as your fun-filled day comes to a close and you watch the sun gently set in glittering hues of orange and red.... .. . . . . . . .
This Saturday, December 6th, 2pm to 6 pm
JOIN RICK SHERMAN FOR
Balboa Village “Christmas At The Beach” Annual Tree Lighting!
Horse drawn wagon rides! SANTA CLAUS WILL BE THERE, TOO!!
Rick will be providing live music from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
On Balboa Peninsula (NOT Balboa Island) in the parking lot behind the Fun Zone area, near the intersection of E. Balboa Blvd. and Palm Street (across the street from Class of ‘47).
This Sunday, December 7th, 4 pm to 6 pm
JOIN THE RICK SHERMAN DUO (Rick & Alan Remington)
Balboa Island Annual Tree Lighting and Snow Day
SANTA CLAUS WILL BE THERE, TOO!! SNOW FOR THE KIDS TO PLAY IN!!
BALBOA ISLAND FIRE STATION
At the intersection of Park Ave. & Marine Ave., across the street from the Village Inn, on Balboa Island (NOT Balboa Peninsula).
Rick and Alan have been performing for this fun local slice-of-Americana event for at least 17 years.
“Giant Blue Whale Watching Summer/Fall 2014. Enjoy $16 Whale Watching Special”
Giant blue whales were once considered quite rare off Newport Beach, but over the last five years this has changed dramatically with hundreds-thousands of giant blue whales spotted each year. Over 1100 giant blue whales were viewed from May-October with multiple blue whales sighted during one whale watching cruise, a regular occurrence. Along with viewing blue whales, finback whales (second largest whale) are also frequently viewed as well as the smaller minke whales. Humpback whales and even killer whales are also possible during the summer and fall months. Giant pods of common and bottlenose dolphin are also very common with mega pods numbering a thousand or more dolphins quite frequent as well and amazing to witness.
Join Newport Landing’s whale watching cruises offered multiple times daily from Balboa Penisula in Newport Beach and view the largest creatures on earth.
Address 309 Palm Street Suite A Newport Beach Ca 92661.
Times 10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, & 6:00 pm daily. (2 1/2 hour whale watching cruise)
Price $16 Whale Watching Cruise Special
GREAT VIDEO OF NEWPORT BEACH, THE PENINSULA and LITTLE BIT OF BI - But Well Worth Watching
Sent to me By Our Friend and BI Resident Greg Topper
For Driving Directions to Balboa Island please Click HERE: MAP QUEST and enter your starting location. AND DON’T FOLLOW ANY DIRECTIONS USING THE FERRY UNLESS YOU HAVE AN HOUR TO WAIT IN LINE TO TAKE A THREE MINUTE RIDE ACROSS THE BAY (The Ferry Line can be HOURS long in the summer). USE THE BRIDGE AT THE END OF JAMBOREE ROAD!!!
THIS IS THE GRAND CANAL IN ALL ITS FULLNESS!! Thanks again to Gar Travis http://www.garphoto.com )
Carolyn Carr Communications
PO Box 5930
Balboa Island, CA 92662