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WELCOME TO BALBOA ISLAND

This site includes Balboa Island and parts of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach on the west coast of California. This area is steeped in history and, despite its remote location, has produced or attracted a rich array of famous people and fascinating characters.

Glitz and glamour size, Balboa Island has long been a year-round family favorite vacation destination. From it’s award winning beaches to holiday boat parade, to world-class shopping in Newport Beach, Balboa boasts something for everyone at anytime of the year.

Welcome to our island paradise.

Shopping

Restaurants

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Things To Do

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Upcoming Events

Jun
23
Fri
2017
Hyatt Summer Concert Series
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm
Hyatt Summer Concert Series @ Hyatt Regency Newport Beach | Newport Beach | California | United States

Summer is just around the corner – which means your Friday evenings just got hotter! The Bank of the West BNP Paribas Summer Concert Series returns this June 16th – October 6th for another incredible summer filled with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre of the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.
The Back Bay Amphitheater, located inside the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, hosts the Summer Concert Series. An intimate venue, the amphitheater allows fans to get up-close and personal with their favorite musicians.

Sep
24
Sun
2017
Balboa Island Carnival and Taste of the Island
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Balboa Island Carnival and Taste of the Island @ Balboa Island | Newport Beach | California | United States

Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun, food and music!
Family Fun
Carnival Games
Bungee Jump
Great Food
Pie-Eating Contest
DJ Music
Wine & Beer Garden
Fashion Walk

Sep
29
Fri
2017
Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day
Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival @ Newport Beach Civic Center  | Newport Beach | California | United States

Newport Beach Wine & Food is the most exclusive, intimate and world-class epicurean lifestyle event in Southern California. You’ll enjoy one-of-a-kind dinners by celebrity chefs and local masters, taste bites from 40 different top restaurants with their executive chefs and sip from over 250 varieties of wines, spirits and craft brews. VIP events, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, master sommelier tasting panels and interactive mixology courses will all be offered throughout the weekend festivities.

 

Dec
13
Wed
2017
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 17 @ 9:00 pm
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade @ Newport Harbor | Newport Beach | California | United States

109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights
Proudly Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Join over a million viewers as you watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Spotlight:

Balboa Island Ferry

Since 1919, Balboa Island Ferry has provided continuous service for drivers and passengers in vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California.

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