Balboa Pavilion Grand Tasting

The Balboa Pavilion Grand Wine Tasting takes place Sunday, November 15th from 2:00pm – 6:00pm bringing together locals and visitors alike to a vintage waterfront celebration at the historic Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach. Guests will taste world-class wine and enjoy spectacular views of Newport Harbor while indulging in samples of scrumptious cuisine provided by Harborside – the most iconic Newport Beach waterfront restaurant located inside the historic building built in 1906. All attendees will receive a commemorative wine glass with a who’s-who list of over 20+ wineries and boutique vintners pouring amazing fine wines. Wine connoisseurs will join “snobs in training” to indulge their passion and palate. As guests sip and mingle they will be surrounded with dynamic picturesque views of beautiful Newport Harbor, wine country ambiance, upbeat entertainment and savor delicious fresh fare paired just for them featuring the innovative talent of the award-winning Harborside restaurant culinary team. Join us for this fabulous new event bringing the best of the wine & culinary words together – Where everyone is a connoisseur!

We encourage guests to walk, bike, carpool, cab or UBER to event. Please don’t drink and drive. There is limited valet parking available with ample street and beachside parking available in the municipal parking lot one block away. Early bird pre-sale tickets are now available at $75.00. VIP tickets are also available for $100.00 with exclusive admission to the Launch Party Event and VIP pre check in to the Balboa Grand Tasting. A special three course prix–fixe menu will be served at Harborside Restaurant from 6:00pm-10:00pm for only $30.00 Per Person with Grand Tasting ticket verification. Get your ticket to the fall event before they sell out! Limited tickets available. For additional event information and ticket sales visit: or call (949) 675-0501.

WHEN: Sunday, November 15th, 2015 2:00pm – 6:00pm
WHERE: The Historic Balboa Pavilion – 400 Main Street Newport Beach, CA 92661

To purchase presale tickets visit
Online ticket sales will close Friday, November 13th at 10:00pm. Tickets will be available at the door for an additional $10.00 unless web site says the event is sold out. All tickets are non-refundable.

Early Bird Pre-Sale Tickets NOW Available: $75.00*
VIP Pre-Sale Ticket with Exclusive Admission to Launch Party Event: $100.00*
*Plus minimal ticket processing fee

The Balboa Pavilion Grand Wine Tasting is a new wine & culinary event taking place annually in the fall! Enjoy fine wines from world-class to small local boutique wineries poured in various designated wine bar tasting locations inside the historic Balboa Pavilion. You must be 21 and older to purchase tickets and attend The Balboa Grand Wine Tasting event. No children or pets allowed. Tasting areas are unrestricted, but, wine is not permitted outside of designated areas. The tasting is available only to those with tickets, official wine glass & valid event bracelets. Online ticket sales will close Friday, November 13 at 10 pm. Tickets will be available at the door for an additional $10.00 unless web site says the event is sold out. All tickets are non-refundable.

ABOUT LAUNCH PARTY: Exclusive Launch Party & Pre-Check In: Thursday, November 12th 5pm – 8pm
Location: Cosmeticare 1101 Bayside Drive Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
Join us for a VIP sunset kick off reception hosted by Cosmeticare featuring private access to the reserve wine bar, pouring the finest wines exclusively for VIP event guests only, lite bites, and SWAG Bag. Attendees will automatically receive priority pre-check entrance to Sunday’s Balboa Grand Tasting. Limited tickets. Don’t Miss Out!

Immediately following the event, savor a special three-course Prix-Fixe Gourmet Waterfront Dinner overlooking beautiful Newport Harbor from 6:00pm-10:00pm. Only $30.00 Per Person with Grand Tasting ticket verification. Tax and gratuity are not included. Limited Seating. To reserve your table contact Harborside Restaurant direct at: (949) 673-4633.

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Since 1905, this building has been a symbol of Newport Beach. In 1968 it was designated as both a State and National Historic Landmark, which is the highest honor a building can receive. In 2004, the entire facility was remodeled, including the restaurant, continuing the tradition of this distinguished venue, known for its famous cupola and 1500 night lights. Harborside Restaurant is the most iconic Newport Beach waterfront restaurant located inside the historic Balboa Pavilion. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a casual waterfront dinner, lunch or weekend breakfast. The award winning menus include fresh seafood, Alaskan king crab, Canadian Lobsters, prime steaks and local favorites with a value minded California wine selection.