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March 24, 2016

Dive into Spring in Newport Beach

A Place to Stay and Play that will Stay with you year round

A Place to Stay and Play that will Stay with you year round

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Springtime travel isn’t just during spring break, it’s the beginning of a warm-weather trend, sunshine and everything you need to get out and explore. In Newport Beach, the whole family can dive into the many activities Newport Beach has to offer, from special celebrations and holiday events to quintessential outdoor activities at the beach. Visitors now have the chance to win an unforgettable getaway in Newport Beach, a place that’s enriching in every sense.

With the largest recreational harbor on the west coast, Newport Beach activities are abundant. Visitors can choose aquatic adventures from sunset cruises to stand-up paddle boarding or even renting your personal electric Duffy boat. Full lineups of special events are happening throughout the season that should not be missed!

Easter at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, March 25: Head to the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort for fun Easter decorating activities including crafts at 11 a.m., baskets at 1 p.m. and eggs at 3 p.m. Then take part in the resort’s annual free Easter Egg Hunt March 26 at 9 a.m., featuring more than 6,000 goodie-filled eggs and family photos with the Easter Bunny.

Newport Beach Film Festival, April 21–28: Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary film-making from around the world. This eight-day event will showcase a diverse collection of studio and independent films as well as a Family Film Series that will give filmgoers of all ages the chance to enjoy the festival.

Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race, April 22-24: Never does Newport Beach embrace its nautical spirit more than when the Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race comes to town! Newport Beach will celebrate the sailing and community spirits that make Newport Beach alluring. Every year, the Newport Ocean Sailing Association present one of Newport Beach’s great traditions.

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival, June 3-5: Southern California’s most scenic jazz festival returns! Celebrate the kick-¬‐off of summer with a star-¬‐studded lineup of musicians, delectable food and drink selections, and dancing on the lawn at the 2016 Newport Beach Jazz Festival. The annual event will take place on Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th and feature performances by a selection of the world’s top instrumental artists and inspiring vocalists.

Visitors have the chance to dive into spring in Newport Beach by entering to win a 2-night getaway at the Hyatt Regency. The winner will also receive a 2-hour Duffy boat rental and $100 gift certificate for CUCINA Enoteca at Fashion Island. For more information and to enter, visit

About Newport Beach & Company
Founded in January 2013, Newport Beach & Co. is a non-profit organization established to serve as the official marketing agency for the city of Newport Beach. The agency brings together all of the marketing entities connected to the Newport Beach brand, and is designed to oversee separate business units that include Visit Newport Beach, Dine Newport Beach, Celebrate Newport Beach, Enterprise Newport Beach and Newport Beach TV. Additionally, Newport Beach & Co. includes the Newport Beach Foundation focused on creative charitable endeavors that support the business community. For more information, please visit


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