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Entertainment & Events in Newport Beach, California

Special Events

  • Movies on the Beach 949-729-3863
    1131 Back Bay Drive
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    On Fridays and Saturdays, from May through September, Newport Dunes presents Movies on the beach. So grab the lounge chairs and the kids and come watch these family friendly flicks on a giant screen, right on the beach! more

  • Christmas Boat Parade 949-729-4400
    Newport Harbor
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Every year since 1908, thousands of viewers have watched this parade of boats, all decorated with hundreds of lights. Each year, there is a different theme, but there are always beautifully adorned boats, yachts, kayaks and canoes ligting up the night. Many of the boats feature animated Christmas scenes accompanied by music and costumed carolers. This event has been hailed as one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation. more


  • Edwards Island 7 949-640-1218
    999 Newport Center Drive
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    First run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand. more

  • Edwards Newport 6 949-640-4600
    300 Newport Center Drive
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Enjoy a large concession stand and comfortable seating while you watch first-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films at this cinema. more

Night Life

  • Blackie's by the Sea 949-675-1074
    2118 West Oceanfront
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    This place is a relaxed beach bar and it is known for its ice-cold beer, cocktails, great sandwiches, and pickled eggs. This establishment has pool tables and televisions to watch all of your favorite sporting events.

Concerts & Performances

  • Newport Beach Jazz Party 949-759-5003
    27 Carmel Bay
    Newport Beach, CA 92625
    Corona Del Mar
    This event, held over President's Day weekend, has been a local favorite since 2000. There are daily evening concerts, pooside sessions and a Jazz Brunch. Seating is reserved, so buy tickets or party passes early. more

Art Exhibits

  • Balboa Island Art Walk 949-723-6171
    Marine Avenue
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Balboa Island
    Take the ferry from the pier to South Bayfront, and make your way over to the Balboa Island Art Walk. This is a great event presented on a Sunday each May. You can observe art by hundreds of artists and enjoy music, wine and the beautiful California sun! more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Newport Beach Film Festival 949-253-2880
    4540 Campus Drive
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Since 1999, this festival, hosted at the historic Lido Theater, has showcased hundreds of films from all over the world. In addition, the Newport Beach Film Festival offers a rare opportunity to meet the filmmakers, directors, screenwriters and cinematographers.  more

  • Lexus Jazz Festival 714-729-1234
    1107 Jamboree Road
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    This three day jazz festival is held each summer at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Golf Course. This is an opportunity to hear the best in smooth jazz with over 25 artists performing. more

Marathons & 10K Runs

  • OC Marathon 949-222-3327
    P.O. Box 7132
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    This January marathon offers runners the opportunity to participate in the 26 mile full marathon, a 12 mile half marathon, the 5K or the Kid's Run. This is a Boston Qualifying event. more

Sporting Events

  • Newport Beach Breakers 949-916-6682
    4540 Campus Drive, Suite 100
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    Part of the World Team Tennis national sports league, which is the only co-ed, team oriented, fan friendly professional tennis in the world, this tennis organization is co-owned by Billie Jean King and it offers fantastic tennis matches by well known players each year. more

  • Toshiba Classic 949-660-1001
    1000 Quail Street Suite 110
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    This is Orange County's only PGA tour event. Held at the championship Newport Beach Country Club, here is your opportunity to watch PGA professionals compete. more

  • Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race 949-644-1023
    P. O. Box 7485
    Newport Beach, CA 92658
    This hugely popular race attracts more entries than any yacht race in the world! This annual event takes place the last weekend in April just off the shores of Newport Beach.  more

  • Newport Boat Show 949-757-5959
    3400 Via Oporto
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    Lido Marina Village
    This boat show, held since 1977, is the west's most prestigious in water boat show. Come and see the premier vessels with all the gear and equipment. Many exhibitors are on hand to inform buyers and browsers. more


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