The tree is now up and the decorations are coming along quickly. The lighting festivities will take place Sunday night. You see the Christmas joy spreading throughout the Island. Each year, Balboa Island residents spend countless hours putting up thousands of Christmas lights on their home.
Think your done with the holidays? Did the Rose Parade signify the end of the holiday season for you? Well, you might be surprised to learn the celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It has been celebrated for nearly 4,000 years. In the ancient past, the celebration often lasted 11 days. Can you image a New Years night lasting 11 days?
Its time to celebrate the 101st Annual Newport Beach Christmas [...]
Even with the rapidly changing life of today, some Christmas traditions never change, and Balboa Island has a lot of them. Our Christmas Tree is schedule to arrive on Friday, November 27 at the Marine Avenue Fire Station. Christmas trees have been a part of Balboa Christmas for generations. Today shared community Christmas trees are a common sight in many public buildings, shops, streets and churches on Balboa Island.