Balboa Island and Local Events
“Newport Beach/Balboa Island Boat Parade 2012 & December Holiday Cruises “$20 Holiday Cruises Special
The 2012 Newport Beach Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event not only for Orange County and Los Angeles but Southern California. Celebrating 104th year, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is viewed by over one & half million people each year. Newport Bay comes alive with decorations for the boat parade. Homes, yachts, docks whole landscapes are fully decorated and transformed into a magical holiday experience. Newport Beach begins its holiday decorations after Thanksgiving and by the first of December the bay is richly illuminated with thousands of lights and hundreds of themed estates. The parade takes place over 5 nights from Dec 19 to Dec 23 for 2012.
Newport Landing provides three general admission cruises each night from the beginning of December until December 31st including the 5 nights of the parade. Each of our ships are fully decorated and travel in the parade during each night of the parade. Newport Landing also offers private rentals throughout the month including each night of the parade. Private rentals are a favorite for holiday parties, company Christmas parties, and other holiday celebrations.
HOLIDAY HOME TOUR
DECEMBER 8, 2013
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
HOME DECORATIONS JUDGING
DECEMBER 13, 14, 15, 2013
Be Sure To Turn On Your Lights If You Want to Be Judged!!
CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE
DECEMBER 18-22, 2013
GREG TOPPER ROCKS ALL YEAR LONG
Click Here to Find Out Where!! http://gregtopper.com/schedule.htm
THE 24th ANNUAL BALBOA ISLAND ALL ISLAND GARAGE SALE
Saturday April 26, 2014
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
IN THE ALLEYS
Mary Hardesty Realty Presents the Balboa Island Artwalk
Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Beautiful Outdoor Art Show on Balboa Island, CA,
Over a Mile of Art and Live Music o South Bayfront
Sponsored by The Balboa Island Improvement Association
The Balboa Island Artwalk is the premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of Balboa Island’s summer season. The 2013, 19th Annual Balboa Island Artwalk is Sunday, May 19th from 9am to 5pm along the South Bayfront Promenade of Balboa Island. Free admission. Mark your calendar!
“LIKE” Balboa Island Artwalk on Facebook and be entered to
win a free Collector T-Shirt!
This fine art show features artists exhibiting paintings, fine jewelry, blown glass, sculpture, and photography. Spectators will enjoy live music throughout the day. Performing musicians include The Retros, Don Ross Duo, Rick Sherman and Alan Remington, Jim Roberts, Grant Peacock, and Gary Gould.
Limited-edition Artwalk posters and t-shirts will be available for purchase at Diamond & South Bayfront.
The 21st Annual Balboa Island Parade and After Party!
Sunday, June 1st, 2014
Parade begins at 11:00am
An Island tradition filled with Children on Bikes, Island Dogs,
Decorated Golf Carts and Floats, Vintage Cars, Keystone Cops, Drill Teams,
Marching Bands, Local Dignitaries and much more!
So come on down to Marine Avenue and help us celebrate!
Bridge closes at 10:45 am - so get here early.
Sponsored by the Balboa Island Improvement Association
For parade and entry form information
please email or call 949 673-2281
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:: Friday, 4th of July, 2014
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
Friday July 4, 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!!!
ADOPT A POT
We love to keep Balboa Island Beautiful and we want a
“walk around the Island to be an enjoyable experience for all!”
A great way to help and be a part of it is is to “Adopt-A-Pot”.
If you are interested call Betty Christy at 714.315.9808 or Steve Mitchell at 714.292.1948