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Independence Day on the Back Bay

Independence Day on the Back Bay

Bring out the red, white, and blue for the 4th of July, as we celebrate Independence Day on the Back Bay! Our annual celebration will bring you a day full of life music, food and drinks, activities, water sports, and Southern California’s largest fireworks celebration, co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

Gates open at 8:00 am.

Reserve Parking HERE.

See additional parking information below.

City of Newport Beach’s Firework Extravaganza is sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

Time:  9:00 pm

No BBQs, Firepits, or Grills Permitted



Moe B’s Munchies – Beachfront Grill and Bar

Time: 10am – 7:30pm

DJ yo-b1 performing on the new expanded patio!

Location: Along the promenade near the market. Delicious grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, pizza, salads, and snacks. Full bar. View menu here.

Main Stage

Time:  2 pm – 6 pm

Live Music by The Dreamboats 

Stage will be located just past Pavilion C near the food trucks and full bar.

Food Trucks Feast

Time: 12 pm – 7 pm

Food Trucks include: Salt N Pepper, Drizzle, Kettle Corn King, Italian BBQ, Money Business Cafe, Sabroso BBQ, Foodilicious, Mom’s Kitchen, and Kiki’s Cuban.

Groovin’ at the Gazebo

Time: 12 pm – 7 pm

Location: Gazebo Lawn & Garden

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 including high-top cocktail tables.

Newport Dunes Water Park & Watersports

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Rent Kayaks, Pedal boats, Standup Paddleboards, or one of our 21-foot electric Duffy boats (seat up to 8 people). Have a blast at our Inflatable Water Park. Advance reservations are recommended for all water sports. Click here to reserve online!

Parking Admission

Purchase of a Fourth of July Reserved Parking Pass is valid for one (1) vehicle for one (1) parking space in our main lot only. Each vehicle must fit within a single marked parking space.  RVs, trailers, or any vehicle that would require more than one parking space will need to buy additional parking spaces to fit their vehicle.

Parking will also be available day-of for $50 in a further and unpaved lot. Based on availability.

By purchasing a Parking Pass, you have read and agreed to the terms listed above; our Resort Policies; and the City of Newport Beach’s event regulations. No refunds or exceptions will be granted.

Portable BBQs, fire pits, and grills of any kind are PROHIBITED on the beach or grass areas by the City of Newport Beach. ILLEGAL FIREWORKS ARE PROHIBITED. Violators may be fined up to $3,000. Don’t let a costly violation ruin your 4th of July and help protect the environment. Alcohol and pets are also not permitted on the beach.

Reservations for Next Year’s 4th of July Week

Reservations for the following year’s 4th of July Week will begin promptly at 8:00 AM on July 5. Reservations can only be made by phone. We recommend you call at 8:00 AM sharp; we anticipate a long wait time due to processing.

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