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Balboa Island Centennial Party

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Dedication at Balboa Island Park on Agate 11 a.m. Refreshments, mural on Agate on Island Market Wall and sculpture on south Bayfront and Turquoise.

1-5pm Balboa Island Centennial Celebration — 200 block of Marine Avenue
Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun, food and music!

Enjoy classic carnival rides and games, face painters and a strolling magician, the NBFD grilling hot dogs from their BBQ trailer, food from our local restaurants, live music by the Dave Stephens Band (a great swing band), and a beer and wine garden managed by the Village Inn. Something for all ages….

The City of Newport Beach, BIIA, Merchants Association, Little Balboa Island (LBIPOA) and the Balboa Island Museum are working together to produce this free event to celebrate 100 years of being part of the City of Newport Beach, with the focus on encouraging local residents to attend and local businesses to participate.
For more information, please visit or email

Our Merchants are part of this Celebration! Please visit their stores for special event deals some but not all outlined below:

Food & Beverage

Village Inn Beer Garden – $5 Selections of Beer and Wine
Village Inn Restaurant – Balboa Island Iced Tea $8
Wilma’s Patio – Crazy Salad $4, Cup of Chili $3, Boysenberry Pie $2
Trattoria – 20% Off Entire Bill ALL DAY
Ciao – 25% Off Entire Bill ALL DAY
Crocker’s – Baby Back Rib Special

Balboa Candy – Free Taffy Samples
Juice Crafters – 10% Off Smoothies and ‘On-The-Spot” Juices
Olive Oil & Beyond – Samples and 20% Off ALL Oils & Vinegars
Dad’s Original Balboa Bar – Hippo Cookies for $1.50 ea
Sugar ’n Spice – Free Banana Bites

Coldwell Banker – Cold Water Bottles
HOM Real Estate Group – *Complimentary Wine
Esprit de Provence – *Complimentary Wine
Etc. Etc. Etc. – *Complimentary Wine
Just Basics – *Complimentary Wine

Clothing & Accessories

Balboa Surf & Style – 10% Off Regular Priced Items
Tango Rose – Shoes: 2 for $15.99
First Item $15.99/Second Item $12.99
40% Off All Accessories
Persimmon Tree – 1/2 Off Select Swimsuits
Modeology  – Free Box of Simply Scrumptious Tea Cookies With $50 Purchase
Island Time – 15% Off Centennial Clothing
Annette’s Place – 10% Off Regular Priced Items
Rachel’s – 10% Off Regular Priced Items
Amore – 10% Off Regular Priced Items
Be Ensemble – 30-50% Off Summer Items
OC Couture – Free Gift with Purchase


Balboa Jewelry & Coin – Special on Gold and Silver Bullion
Laura Matthews Design – Free Gift and/or Raffle Entry With Purchase
Balboa Island Diamonds & Jewelry – 40% Off Regular Priced Items

Home Furnishing and More

Esprit de Provence – 25% Off Tablecloths
10% Off Melamine and All Other Items
Heart of the Island Gallery – 10-50% Off All Items
Island Time – 15% Off Centennial Merchandise

Zara Fine Collections – Free Gift With Purchase
1/2 Off Select Items
Shirley’s Heart – Free Candles With Purchase
Accent Interior – 10% Off ALL Items

Children Attractions

Magnolia Charlie’s – Design Your Own Bow Party
Once Upon an Island – Photo Opportunities with Characters
Island Tales – Free Gift With Purchase


Rosey Toes – Raffle for Pedicure of Choice
Gerda Pilates – 10% Off All Classes Through 9/23/16

*All Wine is To Be Consumed on Premises

Every home on the island will have access. Balboa will be open and only the 200 block of Marine Avenue will be closed. We have been required to have four Newport Beach Police Officers during the event and we hope they will insure as smooth traffic flow as possible. Questions Janis Dinwittie (949) 244-0642 event coordinator.


September 18
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Balboa Island Park
107 Agate Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92662 United States
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We hope you enjoy the upcoming Balboa Island events!