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Independence Day on the Back Bay at Newport Dunes

DATES: Sunday, July 4


Bring out the red, white, and blue for the 4th of July, as you celebrate Independence Day on the Back Bay! Enjoy a celebration full of games, activities, watersports, movies on the beach, food and drinks, and Southern California’s largest fireworks celebration, sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

The day’s events include:

Moe B’s Munchies – Beach Grill and Bar
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
Location: Along the promenade near the market. Delicious grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, pizza, salads, and snacks. Full bar. Click here to view the menu.

Food Trucks Feast
Time: from 12 pm – 7 pm
Location: at the Horseshoe past Pavilion C. Trucks include Fiesta Gourmet, Foodlicious, KABOBAHOLIC, Italian Burger Food Truck, Monkey Business Cafe, Drizzle, Kettle Corn King, Rio Soft Serve, and Skewer Food Truck.

Live Music by David Rosales
Time: 2 pm – 6 pm
Location: At the beach movie screen near the water sports pier. Full Bar. Bring your chair and umbrella and unwind on the sand.

Groovin’ at the Gazebo
Time: 3 pm – 7 pm
Location: Gazebo Lawn & Garden
Live Music by DJ Pries and Safety Orange. Full bar will be set up. Fun lawn games including giant Jenga, giant Connect 4, and Bean Bag Toss. No chairs, BBQ’s or coolers will be allowed in this area. Limited seating will be available and high-top cocktail tables. Cool off in the shade and get your groove on.

Water Park for Water Sport Rentals and our Inflatables
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Rent kayaks, pedal boats, Standup Paddleboards, or a 21-foot electric Duffy boat (advance reservations suggested for Duffys). Have a blast on our inflatable water park. Click here for more information.

Public Parking
Pre-Paid Parking will be sold. Stay tuned to purchase. Day of parking will be sold at the gate – $50 for each vehicle until sold out. Note: BBQ’s are not allowed at the resort.


Sunday, July 4


(949) 644-3151


1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-3863


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