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5 Labor Day Weekend Activities and Events

August 23, 2022

Mondays aren’t so bad when there’s a three-day weekend! With Labor Day right around the corner, we’re ready to savor our day off with some fun in the sun. Whether it’s listening to live music al fresco-style, Enjoying a sun-drenched picnic or cruising the harbor via boat, the opportunities for entertainment are endless. With that said, we’ve rounded up five events and activities in Newport Beach for you to enjoy on this three-day weekend! Don’t forget to set your email to OOO.

Fun, Food and Live Music at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Newport Dunes is giving summer the proper farewell with a three-day weekend full of family-friendly entertainment! Come play on the back bay this Labor Day, where you and your crew can enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, an inflatable water park and more! Your kiddos will love the water park’s 17-foot slide, trampolines and climbable icebergs—plus, adults will dig the live tunes on Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring rock ‘n roll by The Dreamboats and a full bar with cocktails, beer and wine. For the ultimate shoreside VIP experience, reserve your very own private beachfront cabana!

2022 Annual Labor Day “Picnic on the Green” at Irvine Terrace Park

Enjoy the beautiful weather this Labor Day at Irvine Terrace Park in the charming neighborhood of Corona del Mar. The Annual Labor Day “Picnic on the Green” will take place on Monday, Sept. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and guests are encouraged to bring their own meat to grill. So lay down a picnic blanket and relish a fun day full of community, tasty eats, volleyball and tennis and soaking up the sun with neighbors and friends! This event is also dog-friendly, so feel free to bring along Fido too.

Newport Beach Premier Brunch Cruise with City Experiences

Set sail on the harbor this Labor Day with City Cruises by Hornblower! This vessel/event company hosts a variety of Newport Beach boat cruises throughout the year that are worth every penny. This weekend, you and your family can enjoy a festive meal on the water by reserving your spot on the Newport Beach Premier Brunch Cruise! The event includes a scenic two-hour yacht cruise, a gourmet brunch buffet, free-flowing champagne and sparkling cider, a private table for you and your party and specially curated background music. Book your cruise today at

Live Music at VEA Newport Beach

This summer, the all-new VEA Newport Beach opened its doors and has already won the hearts of its guests. This refreshed property sits in the center of it all, offering access to some of the best shopping and dining in all of Newport Beach. And in addition to its luxury coastal-inspired guest rooms, three new restaurant and bar concepts and 14,000-square-foot spa, VEA is now offering live entertainment too! At VIEW Restaurant & Lounge, talented singer-songwriter artists will perform on Fridays and Saturdays from 7-10 p.m. Add some tunes to your Labor Day Weekend itinerary!

Labor Day Weekend Activities at The Resort at Pelican Hill

Not sure how to spend your day off? The Resort at Pelican Hill has you covered! This stunning coastal property has a calendar full of events for people of all ages! You can enjoy a sea glass jewelry class on Friday, a summer cocktails workshop on Saturday and an ice cream social on Sunday! And on Monday, Sept. 5, The Resort at Pelican Hill is offering “Creative Cabana” for the kids—a morning of slime making, Lego-building, drawing or painting at The Coliseum Pool. To see the full calendar of events, click here.

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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