Newport Beach's "Christmas Card to the World" launched for the 106th time on Wednesday, December 17th. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is a holiday tradition that brings together volunteer boat captains and vessels of all sizes for a brilliantly lit procession through Newport Harbor. Scores...

Deck the Hulls with Bows of Jolly is the theme for the 106th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The 2014 parade will run Wednesday, December 17 through Sunday, December 21, 2014. The parade starts at 6:30 pm each evening off of Bay Island, with the...

The 18th Annual Balboa Island Holiday Home Tour was held on Sunday, December 14th, a gorgeous chilly day following a much-needed rainstorm. People from all over Orange County love this event - there's just something about the idea of seeing the inside of Balboa Island...

Ever wonder where the people on Balboa Island buy their gorgeous holiday decorations? Roger's Gardens is a longtime favorite for creative, luxurious indoor and outdoor home décor. It's known as a destination shopping spot for gardeners, designers and even sightseers, but it's more than that....

The Balboa Island Christmas Tree Lighting festivities took place last Sunday and a jolly good time was had by all. Hosted by the Balboa Island Improvement Association, the event was a street party for people of all ages. As the pink and purple winter sunset unfolded,...

The 2014 Balboa Island Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00. Bring the entire family out to the Balboa Island Fire Station at the corner of Marine Avenue and Park Avenue....

Even though you're already hearing Christmas music and seeing Black Friday commercials, let’s think about Thanksgiving for a minute. Counting our blessings with family and friends reminds everyone what really matters. Enjoying the simple pleasures of life on Balboa Island makes us feel grateful, too....

Every football season brings out loyal sports fans showing their pride. Balboa Island is no exception. Bright college logos dot the streets of this beautiful town, known for extravagant decorations for every holiday. A recent unscientific survey showed that USC flags clearly dominate the landscape, followed...

The Halloween decorations on Balboa Island are something to see. Residents are full of the spookiest spirit! With pumpkins, lanterns, bats and rats everywhere you look, you just may get a shiver down your spine. Balboa Island is a trick-or-treat destination for Newport Beach and all...