https://youtu.be/ar7S9bUIcEc Balboa Island is a location steeped in charm and luxury and the recent launch of the all new BalboaIsland.com provides an extensive travel guide for the man-made island destination in Newport Beach. One unique feature on the new BalboaIsland.com is the bird's eye view video footage....

Set foot on Balboa Island and it’'s love at first sight! And in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society is sponsoring a “love story” contest. Get out your pen or pencil, laptop or iPad, and start writing your sweet story....

Feeling a little overstuffed from the holidays? A few too many cocktails? Trips to the buffet? A bike ride from the Back Bay to Balboa Island is just what you need to re-energize your body and mind. So grab your bike, helmet and water bottle,...

The 2013 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade began with a bang tonight as fireworks lit up the sky over the Balboa Pier. Then approximately 100 illuminated vessels, from multi-million dollar yachts to small Duffy boats, began their annual procession through Newport Harbor. Known as “Newport Beach’'s...

The 2013 boat parade will run for five consecutive nights, beginning Wednesday, December 18 and ending Sunday, December 22, 2013. The parade starts off Bay Island at 6:30 pm and finishes at the same site at approximately 9:00 pm each evening....

  2013 Balboa Island Home Tour Impresses. Imagine opening up your home to the public during the holidays. With all the shopping, wrapping, and cooking going on, turning your home into a holiday showplace would be no problem, right? Well, that's just what some generous homeowners did...

Browse some fabulously decorated homes around the island. Refreshments will be available in some stores along Marine Avenue. Tickets are $25.00 and are available at the following stores: Even Sisters, Island Home, Martha's Bookstore, Persimmon Tree, and The Gift Box....

It was Christmas card perfect for the Balboa Island Tree Lighting 2013 ceremony on Sunday, December 1st – 78 degrees and mostly sunny, with a 100% chance of snow. Families and friends gathered at the fire station on the corner of Marine Avenue for the...

Bring the whole family out to the avenue to enjoy this fun event! There will be refreshments of  cider and cookies available. Kids will love the SNOW--yes, SNOW! Santa and Mrs. Santa arrive at 4:00 p.m. Tree lighting and caroling at dusk.  ...