Back Bay

Independence Day on the Back Bay

Independence Day on the Back Bay

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is pleased to announce a 4th of July holiday filled with fun activities for the whole family. Celebrate Independence Day on the Back Bay with live music, local food trucks, full bars and a City of Newport Beach Fireworks Extravaganza from one of the best waterfront viewing locations in SoCal.

Arrive early with beach chairs and umbrellas and experience all that Newport Dunes has to offer including the newly expanded Inflatable Waterpark, rentable kayaks, pedal boats, sail boats, hydro bikes, electric boats, stand up paddleboards and Surrey bikes. For those looking to relax, enjoy lounging under a private beachside cabana between dips in the calm waters of the gorgeous Upper Newport Bay (call to reserve). Live music starts at 2 p.m. with line dancing hosted by David Bugenske from Go Country 105. Dine at Back Bay Bistro for lunch or dinner. After the fireworks, join the Barn Dance after party hosted by David Bugenske at Back Bay Bistro. Extended bar service will be available.

Music starts: 2 p.m.
Host & DJ David Bugenske of Go Country 105 Radio
Wild Child
Redneck Rodeo
Skynyrd Reloaded

Fireworks Extravaganza: hosted by the City of Newport Beach: Approximately 9 p.m.

Back Bay Bistro Barn Dance: 10 p.m.

General Admission: FREE (beach access, beach chairs acceptable)

VIP Admission: $60
Includes upfront table seating near the stage, table waiter service and exclusive VIP bar access, plus exclusive VIP restrooms (beach chairs not acceptable)

VIP ticket also includes priority access to the Barn Dance after party hosted by DJ David Bugenske of Go Country 105 at Back Bay Bistro.

To purchase VIP concert tickets, please visit

On-site All-Day Beach Parking: $50.00
Gates open at 8:00 a.m.

Limited Street Parking: FREE