Fourth of July in Newport Beach | Things to Do on Newport Beach on July 4th
Happy Independence Day! The 4th of July Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
Celebrate July 4th in Newport Beach. There are a wide variety of 4th of July activities and things to do. From parades to festivals, and even a boat parade!
If you are visiting Newport Beach for 4th of July, be sure to arrive early, parking may be a challenge as Newport Beach is a destination area, especially on this holiday.
The City of Newport Beach is hosting the annual Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Community Festival on the 4th of July. This parade is for bikes and you are welcome to bring your leashed dog. Be sure to decorate your bike, wagon, or scooter with 4th of July decor! The parade will begin promptly at 9 am at Balboa Boulevard and 38th Street Park. The parade route will be down Balboa Boulevard to Channel Place Park. Once at the park, there is a free festival which includes slides, bounce houses, arts and crafts, and games.
The Old Glory Fourth of July boat parade in Newport Beach which starts at Collins Island in Newport Beach, and begins on the fourth of July at 1 pm. Come on out and view over a 100 vessels in this festive parade. This year’s theme is “Freedom Calling”. This annual event is sponsored by the American Legion.
Newport Dunes in Newport Beach has a 4th of July event called Groovy Fest. There will be a Woodstock at the Beach show with live music. and a Fireworks Extravaganza at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach. Fireworks begin at 9pm at Newport Dunes. View their website for more information and ticket information.
Also, there is a fireworks display over the Huntington Beach Pier which begins at 9 pm also. Many residents of Newport are able to view this fireworks display.
Fireworks are illegal in the city of Newport Beach, but be sure to enjoy the Fireworks displays!!
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 parking spot, or you will be towed.
Have a Happy and safe Fourth of July in Newport Beach!