Balboa Village

Balboa Fun Zone


The Balboa Fun Zone is one of Southern California’s oldest and last great coastal amusement areas and a popular family-friendly attraction for visitors to Newport Beach. Visitors can enjoy rides on the waterfront Ferris Wheel, play games in the arcade or tour the nautical museum while enjoying their favorite beach treats. This is also a popular place to rent bikes, harbor cruises, whale watching or take off for a day trip to nearby Catalina Island on the Catalina Flyer.

The Balboa Fun Zone is located on Balboa Peninsula across from Balboa Pier off Balboa Blvd. A public parking lot is available across Balboa Blvd next to the pier. Or the Balboa Fun Zone can be reached by the Auto Ferry located on Balboa Island.

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This is a cute small little fun place! There's an arcade.. with a bunch of games it's also small which works. There are great restaurants on this dock. A... More

We have lived on Balboa Peninsula for over 25 years. The Fun Zone opened in 1936, was rebuilt and reopened in 1968, fell apart around 1988 and then... More

Good times. Family friendly. Gets crowded during weekends and summer. Parking can be hard to find during these times. Lots to choose from. I'd recommend if... More