Running shoes? Double-knotted. Earbuds? In place. Water? Check. Phone? Always. You're ready to run, but the question is, where? There's no shortage of breathtaking scenery around Newport, and Balboa Island's central location makes it ideal for your workout. Whether you're training for a half marathon or...

Every Sunday morning from March through December, the parking lot at the Balboa Fun Zone is filled with a dazzling array of classic cars. Free to the public, the Balboa Classic Car Show attracts regulars and tourists, young and old. Everyone wants to see what...

Locals and tourists agree - Balboa Island is an unforgettable place. Whether you grew up in Newport or have spent your vacations here, the island is at the heart of many warm and wonderful memories! It's really no surprise that Balboa Island has a huge following...

Tucked away in a little cottage on Marine Avenue is a wealth of island history at the Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society. The Museum’s mission is to “preserve the Island heritage and its sense of community,” and it does so beautifully through its collection...

Newport Beach Fire Station #4 is a well-known fixture on Balboa Island. The station sits at the corner of Marine and Park Avenues and is the center of many island traditions, including the Christmas tree lighting and Balboa Island Parade. The doors are often open,...

This event is FREE to the public. The Balboa Island Classic Car Show is open every Sunday morning, March through December, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am in the Fun Zone parking lot on East Balboa Blvd. Please note that this event runs on SUNDAYS ONLY....

This annual fundraising event has quickly become one of the most respected in California, featuring an unmatched lineup of tastings from multiple countries and top notch silent auction items. The dinner in conjunction with wine tastings and the auction make for a fun, phenomenal night. Valet...

Our four legged friends love Balboa Island as much as their masters do! With the sea air and variety of dogs to meet on the boardwalk, it’s the perfect place for a stroll. Residents don't seem to mind the canine population – they are out...

Join us in supporting the local community with an event that focuses on locally brewed craft beer and beer education. Enjoy some great craft beers with other beer enthusiasts and local brewers. Festival goers will also be given a complimentary pint glass to sip their...