Happy Fourth of July! July 4th is the 186th day of the year. and this is the 235 year which celebrates the United States independence from Great Britain. The 4th of July Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
On the 4th of July in Newport Beach, families get together for parades, barbecues, and get togethers. There are some changes this year if you have intentions of visiting the beach. Make sure you arrive early. There are activities all over town including the Huntington Beach Parade in Huntington Beach, and a Fireworks Extravaganza at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach. Additionally, there is the 54th Old Glory Boat Parade which begins on the fourth of July at 1 pm.
Please keep in mind that fireworks are illegal in the city of Newport Beach.
On entering the Balboa Peninsula on Balboa Boulevard, which is a main entrance to the Balboa Peninsula at West Balboa Boulevard and West Coast Highway will be closed not only to vehicles to bikes and pedestrians as well. That means all traffic going onto the Balboa Peninsula will be from Newport Boulevard.
So if you are looking to spend a day in Newport Beach, be sure to arrive early to avoid the traffic, and attempt to secure a parking spot. And be sure to park in a legal spot, or you will be towed, and please don’t park in front of resident’s driveways.
Have a Happy and safe Fourth of July!