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5 Things to Look Forward to This November

October 25, 2022

November is near, and in addition to Turkey Day, there’s a lot to experience and celebrate! Fall in Newport Beach is one of our favorite seasons, so we’ve rounded up a few festive events and activities to add to your calendar this November. From bayside brunches to turkey trots, these six happenings are sure to entertain.

Balboa Beerfest 2022

When: Nov. 12, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon on the Balboa Peninsula this fall at the 2022 Balboa Beerfest! This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Balboa Blvd. and Palms parking lot, and attendees will get to enjoy unlimited tastings from a variety of beer and seltzer vendors, along with local eats, live music and more. To attend, you must be 21+—don’t miss out!

FunZone Festival

When: Nov. 4, from 6-10 p.m.

Gather the family and get ready to play by the bay! This year’s FunZone Festival will take place on Friday, Nov. 4, at the time-honored Balboa Fun Zone and is sure to be a blast for people of all ages. This exciting fundraiser is put on by the Balboa Island Museum, which aims to preserve and promote the culture and history of Balboa Island and Newport Beach. Come enjoy an evening full of food, concerts, carnival games, photo ops and more.

Thanksgiving Day

When: Nov. 24

Put on your stretchy pants because Newport Beach’s best restaurants are serving up some delicious spreads! Whether you’re playing hostess this year and looking to cater or you want to leave the cooking to the pros and dine out this Thanksgiving, the options are endless! Stay tuned for more details on where to dine and indulge this Thanksgiving in Newport Beach.

November Events at The Resort at Pelican Hill

When: Various dates in November

When it comes to an autumn escape, The Resort at Pelican Hill is the place to be! This stunning property is not only a wonderful place to stay for families and couples, but it also has a jam-packed activities calendar. From fall latte classes and wine tastings to cookie decorating parties and Thanksgiving feasts, there’s plenty to experience this season! For more info on upcoming events, click here.

Lighting of the Bay at Newport Dunes

When: Nov. 25 – Jan. 1

Come celebrate Newport Dunes’ 32nd annual Lighting of the Bay! From Nov. 25 – Jan. 1, the Back Bay will come to life with festive floating holiday lights from sunset until 11:30 p.m. Watch as the calm waters transform into a vibrant winter wonderland featuring more than fifty lighted holiday decorations and Christmas trees. Roast s’mores around the fire as you cozy up with your fam and enjoy the surrounding holiday decor.

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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