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Newport Dunes Spectacular 4th of July Event

Newport Dunes 4th of July Event

Live music by some of the nation’s top tribute bands, expanded aquatic park fun, all-American holiday buffet and the region’s most spectacular fireworks display will be among the festivities marking our nation’s birth as Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina and the City of Newport Beach team up, once again, for the city’s 4th of July celebration. The all-day event is geared towards families seeking a safe holiday on a waveless beach with plenty of activities for those of all ages. This year’s 20-minute fireworks show, presented by “PYRO Spectacular,” will begin at 9pm.

Live music will feature 2 tribute bands – Don’t Stop Believin’ (Journey) who perform at 7:30pm and Mirage (Fleetwood Mac) at 5:30pm. Popular local musician, Tom Solis and his band, will perform at 4pm. Among the other festivities:

Moe B’s Aquatic Park – One of the region’s fastest growing attractions is Moe B. Dunes Aquatic Park that features a wide range of massive, colorful inflatables from giant icebergs and water trampolines to rock climbing walls and massive teeter-totters. New attractions have been added for this season. Passes cost $18 for RV park guests and $25 for park visitor per 2 hour increments.

Watersport rentals — Paddleboats, surrey bikes, electric boats, hydrobikes, catamarans and stand-up paddleboards are available for rent. Watersports are available from 10am-6pm.

Private beachside cabanas – These private covered areas are available for rent but in limited supply (advance reservations are encouraged). Parking is $50 per car.

Back Bay Bistro Buffet – The critically acclaimed onsite restaurant will offer 2 seatings from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy a fully loaded salad bar; items off the grill including grilled chicken, salmon & swordfish; seafood station of oysters and shrimp ceviche; carving station; and, rounding out the meal, a dessert display of ice cream bars & apple pie. ($45 for adults; $22.50 for kids 10 and under).

The Dunes is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive, visit or call 949-729-3863 for more information.

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