Celebrate Independence Day near your Newport Coast home.All who call Newport Coast home are invited to celebrate July 4th at Independence Day on the Back Bay. This annual celebration is sponsored by the City of Newport Beach and will feature loads of fun for the whole family. The gates will open at 8 a.m. for this free event at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina. Parking is $50 per car and traffic is expected to be very heavy, so try to carpool or catch a ride to and from your Newport Coast home.

The day will be packed with carnival games, live entertainment, food trucks, a photo booth, and fireworks. There will be many family fun activities including paper lantern making at 9 a.m., tissue paper fireworks at 11 a.m., a horseshoe tournament at 1 p.m., a volleyball tournament at 3 p.m., and a cakewalk competition at 5 p.m. There will also be waterpark fun and watercraft rentals available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The carnival with games, a photo booth, and inflatables will be open for fun from 2 to 6 p.m.

Bring a Big Appetite from Your Newport Coast Home and Enjoy Great Eats

Food and drinks will also be in abundance at this event. Market and Snacks will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Moe B’s Munchies will be open from noon to 7 p.m., Back Bay Bistro will be serving food from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Watersports Beach Bar will be open from noon to 6 p.m., food trucks will be at the resort from noon to 9 p.m., and the concert bar will be open from noon to 10 p.m.

Groove to live music starting at 3 p.m. and stick around for the fireworks starting at 9 p.m. before heading back to your Newport Coast real estate. The fireworks display is the largest in Orange County. Enjoy time with friends and family and make this a tradition each year. Find more details and plan your Independence Day at the Back Bay