Newport Beach Festivals & Events 

Newport Beach is home to some of the most famous events, festivals, and shows in California. From the prestigious Newport Beach Film Festival that screens over 400 films in 8 days, to the legendary Christmas Boat Parade that lights up Newport Harbor, the city offers a variety of special events throughout the year. 

Plan your Newport Beach vacation around one of our great events or festivals, or use our seasonal events calendar to see what’s happening during your next stay at Balboa Bay Resort. Whenever plan to visit, Newport Beach is always a fun vacation destination to visit. 


October 2013:

  • Sandcastle Contest


December 2013:

  • 34th Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk


December 2, 2013:

  • Balboa Bay Resort Holiday Lighting Ceremony 


December 18, 2013 - December 22, 2013:

  • Parade of Lights Newport Beach Boat Parade Spectacular!