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Family Guide to Newport Dunes 4th of July Celebration

Family Guide to Newport Dunes 4th of July Celebration

The 4th of July is coming up fast, and Newport Dunes is hosting a festive 3-day 4th of July Celebration that will include live music, water play fun and gigantic fireworks! We have the full schedule for your family to plan an unforgettable 4th of July at Newport Dunes this summer.

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All Day – Carnival games, crafts, face painting, temporary tattoo tent, balloon sculptor, snow cone vendor, BBQ, access to Moe B’s Watersports (aquatic park featuring enormous floating obstacle course, 15-foot slide and high-dive), Kid’s Corral (bounce house and other attractions for young children).

11:30 – 4:30 – Chile cook-off with judging from 1 – 3:30; winners will be announced at 4:30. Limited number of teams to compete; preregistration is [email protected]

Noon – 4:00 – Ruby’s will sponsor the All-American Food Eating Contest where 25 hungry contestants will dig into massive chili cheeseburgers, Texas portioned sides, corn-on-the-cob, watermelon and banana splits and vie for prizes. Visit [email protected] to pre-register.

1:30 – Kid’s Sundae Eating Contest in 3 age groups (6-9, 10-12, 13-15)

4 – 7:30 – Live music by popular local bands including Black Star and Carlos the Experience

7:30 – 9 – America performs.

9 – Fireworks Spectacular




All Day – Moe B’s Aquatic Park opens & rentals of all water crafts including paddleboards, kayaks, peddleboats, sailboats, etc. are available. To reserve in advance call 949-999-3180.




All Day – The carnival comes to town complete with Ferris wheel, zip line, hydro climbing wall, giant slide and “larger than life” attractions like the Orbitron and Roco Plane.

Noon – 4:30 – Food Truck Wars will see Chomp Chomp Nation, Wahoo’s, Bare Flag, Garlic Mike’s, Barcelona, Lime Truck and others duke it out. The public will cast their votes for their favorite and a $1,000 prize will be awarded for 1st prize truck.

4 – 9:30 – So Cal’s hottest DJ, Richard Blake and local bands will take turns heating up the night. Including DSB “Don’t Stop Believing” tribute to Journey.


Newport Dunes is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach. Tickets are available for purchase online.

Facts, photos and information provided on behalf of Newport Dunes

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