The parade will form at 12:30 off Collins Island. The Harbor Patrol Fire Boat, followed by the VIP Boat, will lead the parade. The parade will begin promptly at 1:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public!...

If you're spending the Fourth of July on Balboa Island or in Newport Beach, you can choose from many fun and family-friendly activities for your celebration! The City of Newport Beach is hosting the annual Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Community Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30...

While you're vacationing on Balboa Island, why don't you try out a classic California tradition? A beach bonfire! Two nearby beaches - Big Corona and the Balboa Pier area - have fire pits available for burning charcoal fires. You can almost hear the Beach Boys singing...

You've seen people stand up paddleboarding (SUP), but have you ever tried it? Paddleboarding is a fun way to work out on the water, and there's no better place to do it than Balboa Island. It's a must-add to your vacation bucket list! SUP is fairly...

If it's the first Sunday in June, it's time for Balboa Island's annual parade! Balboa Islanders and people from all over Newport love to come out for this festive event, which showcases everything from classic cars and kids, to golf carts and golden retrievers. Crowds started...

Join this island tradition June 1st! Families welcome. Enjoy a fun-filled parade with decorated floats and golf carts, happy children, playful pups, and more! Bridge closes at 10:30 am so please plan your arrival time accordingly. Parade begins at 11:00 am. For parade and entry form information...

Steady traffic streamed onto the island today for Balboa Island's annual art exhibition - the Balboa Island Artwalk. The Artwalk is a yearly event featuring a variety of artisans who display and sell their pieces against the backdrop of sunshine and strong ocean breezes. The Artwalk...

This is an annual event and a favorite to many. See local artists' pieces along South Bay Front from 9am-4pm. Event will feature over 100 artists exhibiting  jewelry, blown glass, paintings and more! Admission is free....

We all love the beach, but going with a carload of kids can be stressful for moms. Here's a wonderful Newport secret for you - Mother's Beach. Just a hop, skip and a jump from Balboa Island, Mother's Beach is the perfect place to take...

Spring on Balboa Island is just glorious! Just when you think it can't get any more beautiful, new flowers bloom, fresh green buds sprout, and you realize spring is here in full force. Tourists who have never been to California often think that it's hot and...