Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Newport Beach is home to some of the most spectacular events, activities, and restaurants in Southern California.


Check the events calendar to book your stay during one of Newport Beach`s spectacular events. From your vacation rental`s deck or patio enjoy wine with friends while you watch Newport Beach`s world famous Christmas Boat parade that turns in front of the Casa`s. Or rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s elite at the annual Newport Beach Film Festival. THE BOAT PARADE STARTS WEDNESDAY A FULL WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS… AND RUNS FOR 5 NIGHTS ENDING ON SUNDAY NIGHT

Things To Do

Newport Beach is rich in many ways, among them is the diverse options of entertainment, activities and things to do. With everything from flying a water powered jetpack in the harbor to driving golf balls with some of the greats at Pelican Hill Golf Course, Newport Beach has something for everyone!

Where To Eat

Newport Beach is a culinary mecca for foodies. Our charming city caters to a wide and extravagant pallet. Such culinary marvels as “A Restaurant”, Bandera`s, The Cannery, Blue Water Grill, Maestros Ocean Club, and Javiar`s Cantina are sure to impress.


From the iconic boutique shops of Balboa Island and the Cannery area to the ultra-luxurious stores of Fashion Island and world class shopping at South Coast Plaza…Newport Beach is the place to get your shopping fix.