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4th of July in Newport Beach

From spirited parades to festive firework displays, Newport Beach has become an idyllic destination for locals and visitors alike to celebrate the 4th of July. So grab your beach towel, don your red, white, and blue, and immerse yourself in the dazzling festivities that make Newport Beach the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable 4th of July celebration.


Newport Beach’s Fireworks Extravaganza starts at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina. The firework show, which is co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach begins at 9:00 pm. Viewing locations can be found at Independence Day on the Bay event, Castaways Park, and aboard boat! City Cruises will have two 4th of July Cruises, Sights & Sip Cruise and Premier Dinner Cruise.

Fireworks in Newport Beach


Experience the patriotic extravaganza of 4th of July events in Newport Beach!

Red, White & Beach

Enjoy the 4th of July by hitting the beach. With 10 miles of coastline for surfing, swimming, or sunbathing there is something fun for everyone to enjoy!

Stars, Stripes, and Luxury

Celebrate Independence Day with a Memorable Hotel Stay. See summer hotel offerings, providing luxurious accommodations, breathtaking views, and a host of amenities to make your stay truly unforgettable.

Independence Day Celebration Package – VEA Newport Beach

Spend the Fourth of July at VEA with a direct ocean-view room offering stunning views of the Newport Beach fireworks show. This ​offer includes a guaranteed room with a view of the fireworks and $50 F&B credit per day.

Balboa Peninsula Trolley

Don’t forget the Balboa Peninsula Trolley will be running on Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th! This free service will get you to where you want to go on the peninsula without having to worry about finding a parking spot or paying for parking!

Balboa Peninsula Trolley

Know Before You Go

Let’s work together to ensure the safety and cleanliness of Newport Beach and its beautiful shores. It is illegal to possess or use fireworks in Newport Beach. Remember, alcohol, glass containers, and any type of portable BBQs & grills on the grass or beach is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. On the 4th of July, text NBJULY4TH to 888777 to receive updated road closure information, significant traffic advisories and community advisories. For more information visit: Newport Beach Police Department.

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