Balboa Island and Local Events
Holiday Home Tour
Sunday December 13, 2015
11 am - 4 pm
The welcome mats are out all around the island, signifying the 19th Annual Balboa Island Holiday Home Walking Tour on Sunday, December 13th, from 11:00am until 4:00pm.
One of Orange County’s most loved Holiday Home Walking Tours returns with twelve uniquely holiday decorated island homes and cottages. All are beautifully decorated for the holidays and will surely ignite the holiday spirit within all who participate in this annual event.
Be sure to visit the shops on Marine Ave for your holiday shopping, refreshments and specials that will be available in participating stores!
Tickets are $25.00 and will be available beginning Sunday, November 12th at the following Balboa Island locations: Coldwell Banker, Heart of the Island, Island Home and The Persimmon Tree all located on Marine Ave., Balboa Island.
Will Call Tickets: Please send checks to PO Box 5593, Balboa Island, CA 92662 make out to “BIIA”. Tickets will be available for pick up at Balboa Island Museum located at 331 Marine Ave., Balboa Island on the day of the Tour.
For ticket sales information please call (949) 675-1773
Sponsored by the Balboa Island Improvement Association.
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Wednesday December 16, 2015 - Sunday December 20, 2015
THE 26th ANNUAL BALBOA ISLAND ALL ISLAND GARAGE SALE
APRIL 23, 2016
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
IN THE ALLEYS
Mary Hardesty Realty Presents the Balboa Island Artwalk
Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
Beautiful Outdoor Art Show on Balboa Island, CA,
Over a Mile of Art & Live Music!
The Balboa Island Artwalk is the premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of the Island’s summer season. Celebrating its 21st Anniversary, the Artwalk will take place on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 from 9am to 5pm along the South Bayfront Promenade of Balboa Island. Admission is free.
This fine art show features 100 artists exhibiting paintings, fine jewelry, blown glass, sculpture, and photography. Spectators will enjoy live music throughout the day on five stages along the walk. Performing musicians include the Retros, Don Ross Duo, Garry Gould, Rick Sherman and Alan Remington, Jim Roberts, and Grant Peacock. Local restaurants will be open to serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Balboa Island Artwalk is presented by Mary Hardesty Realty and sponsored by the Balboa Island Improvement Association.
Please visit http://www.balboaislandartwalk.info for additional information.
OLD GLORY BOAT PARADE, JULY 4 NEWPORT HARBOR
The American Legion 4th of July Boat Parade
California’s largest and one of the nation’s most well - established Patriotic boat parade, Newport Harbor Christmas Boat parade. The boat parade sees over 100+ vessels cruise through the harbor of Newport Beach, CA
When:: Saturday, 4th of July, 2015
1 pm - 5 pm
Where: Newport Harbor/Balboa Island
American Legion Yacht Club
The parade will form at 12:30 off Collins Island (see Parade Map enclosed). The Harbor Patrol Fire Boat, followed by the VIP Boat, will lead the parade. The parade will begin promptly at 1300 (1:00 pm).
FIREWORKS AT THEDUNES
Saturday July 5, 2014
STARTS AT DARK - 9:00 pm
VIEW ON BALBOA ISLAND FROM NORTH BAYFRONT!!!
The only Legal Fireworks in Newport Beach!!!
We love our houses here on Balboa Island and would prefer that they don’t burn down - so PLEASE don’t bring any fireworks to the Island - there is plenty to see at the Dunes!!!