Caspers Wilderness Park ~ Only 45 minutes from Newport Beach CA

Escape from the frenzy of the city and enjoy the tranquility of open space and wilderness. Sound like an overnight trip to some remote area? Not really, Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park is only 45 minutes drive from Fashion Island in Newport Beach. It is located adjacent to the Ortega Highway (74), just a short [ Read full article …]



Now is the great time of year to visit the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach CA

The summer crowds are gone. The weather is perfect for an enjoyable afternoon at the beach, bicycling or strolling along the oceanfront “Boardwalk”, up and down the Balboa and Newport piers or through the Main Street village and the Fun Zone. Ocean temperatures are still warm enough for comfortable swimming and the sunny beaches invite [ Read full article …]



Newport Beach 2014 Annual Christmas Lights Boat Parade viewing cruises

Tomorrow evening (December 17, 2014 ) is the start date for the Annual Newport Beach Christmas Lights Boat Parade. It is a spectacular display of boats decorated with colorful holiday lighting. The parade circumnavigates Newport Harbor and may be viewed from many vantage points. However, perhaps the most fun is to be among the floating [ Read full article …]



Grab Your Board & Wetsuit ~ High Surf Is Coming To Newport Beach Dec 11 ~ 13, 2014

  Issued by NWS for: Newport Beach CA Beach Hazards Statement COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA 556 AM PST MON DEC 8 2014 …SURF BUILDING THROUGH THE WEEK WITH LARGEST SURF FRIDAY AND SATURDAY… .A SERIES OF STORMS OVER THE NORTHERN PACIFIC WILL GENERATE INCREASINGLY LARGER WEST-NORTHWEST SWELLS TUESDAY THROUGH THIS [ Read full article …]



36th Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk & Holiday Festival 2014

  This is the weekend! Set some time aside on Sunday 12/7/2014 to enjoy the 36th Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk & Festival. The activities start at 11:00 A.M. and continue through 4:00 P.M. Below is a summary of the planned festivities as shown on the Christmas Walk Home Page:



Newport Beach CA ~ Newport Dunes Resort presents a “The Wizard of Oz” special for their “Movies on the Beach” series

  Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is celebrating the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” as part of its free Movies on the Beach series on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 6 p.m. There will be a costume contest for those participants dressed as a character from “The Wizard of Oz” movie. The [ Read full article …]


26th Arnette & City of Newport Beach Surf Championships Sept. 27-28, 2014

The 26th Arnette & City of Newport Beach Surf Championships will be held on September 27/28, 2014. Activities will began at 8:00 on Saturday 9/27/2014 at the end of 54th or 56th street, depending of the day’s surf conditions. Divisions are whimsically named as follow: Elementary (11 & under) Middle School (12-14) High School (15-18) [ Read full article …]



Corona del Mar 53rd Annual Sandcastle Contest

  The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Commodores Club is presenting their 53rd annual Sandcastle Contest on Sunday October 5, 2014 at the Corona del Mar State Beach. The event is scheduled to run from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. It expected that some great talent will be in attendance to create numerous fantastic sandcastles [ Read full article …]


30th Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival ~ Sept 5 through Sept 7, 2014 ~ Dana Point

Residents of the Orange County Coastal area who have an interest in maritime activities and history may wish to set aside the weekend of Sept 5 through Sept 7, 2014 so that they can participate in the 30th Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival being held at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. There will be [ Read full article …]


Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band to perform in the Corona del Mar ~ Newport Beach area 9/7/2014

If you have enjoyed the musical talent of the “Eagles” over the years you may want to set aside Sunday evening September 7, 2014 for attending the free “Concert in the park series of Newport Beach”. On that evening from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM the “Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band” will be performing in the [ Read full article …]

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