Dive Into Summer Fun at Newport Dunes Resort

Newport Dunes inflatable water park


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Sanaz Fakhimi, The ACE Agency
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Newport Beach, CA (April 17, 2024) – Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort has announced the summer launch of its largest Inflatable Aquatic Park yet, along with the Tunes at the Dunes live entertainment series. The summer fun continues with outdoor movie screenings and a variety of family-friendly outdoor activities, all starting on Memorial Day weekend, May 24th to May 26th, 2024.

“Kickstart your summer at Newport Dunes this Memorial Day weekend, where families have gathered for over six decades to enjoy outdoor recreation and create cherished memories,” said Phil Ravenna, General Manager of Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina. “Dive into adventure at our Inflatable Aquatic Park or cruise Newport harbor with friends or family in one of our 21-foot electric Duffy boats. For the ultimate summer glamping getaway, camp at one of our RV or tent sites or relax in a quaint cottage by the bay. Newport Dunes promises an unforgettable experience for all.”

Make a Splash at the Inflatable Aquatic Park

Unleash your inner thrill-seeker at Newport Dunes’ recently enhanced Inflatable Aquatic Park, with the addition of four new inflatables. Explore a collection of more than 20 oversized inflatables, including a 17-foot slide, a floating trampoline, jungle gym, monkey bars, bouncers, and slides. Fun for all ages, the inflatables are for adults and children older than five years. The Inflatable Aquatic Park will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. during the holiday weekend and daily through Labor Day weekend. Admission is $15 for resort guests and $20 for park visitors. Inflatable Aquatic Park reservations can be booked in person or online by visiting Newport Dunes’ online booking system.

Tunes at the Dunes event with stage and food trucks

Groove to Live Music at Tunes at the Dunes

Plan a day of fun in the sun and get your groove on at Tunes at the Dunes. This year’s series starts with a classic soul and blues performance by Family Style Bandon Friday, May 24. On Saturday, May 25, rock out to the iconic sounds of ShowBiz Guys performing classic rock hits. Then, on Sunday, May 26, immerse yourself in the captivating surf reggae tunes brought to you by Cali Conscious, with an opening act by recent contestant on NBC’s The Voice, Kyle Schuesler. Indulge in delectable bites from local food trucks and sip on refreshing beverages from the full bar while enjoying the bay views. Admission to enjoy the beach and live entertainment is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $35 per car on holiday weekends, and gates open at 8 a.m. Tunes at the Dunes will continue on holiday weekends throughout the summer, including 4th of July and Labor Day weekends. To learn more about Tunes at the Dunes, visit NewportDunes.com/tunes-at-the-dunes.

Daytime Adventures and VIP Amenities

Explore Newport’s Back Bay during the day with activities including single and double-kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, pedal boats, and 21-foot electric Duffy boats. Water sports summer rental hours are from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily beginning May 24. Water sports reservations can be booked by visiting Newport Dunes’ online booking system. Walk-up reservations are also available.

For those seeking a VIP experience, Newport Dunes offers private beach cabana rentals for the ultimate comfort. Overnight guests can also relax in poolside cabanas at the pool complex while enjoying the heated pools and spas. Reservations for private beach cabanas can be made onsite by visiting the Newport Dunes Market or by calling(949) 999-3180. Resort guests can reserve pool cabanas by calling 949-729-3863. 

Movies on the Beach

Experience the magic of outdoor cinema with Movies on the Beach at Newport Dunes. Gather your loved ones, grab your blankets and chairs to settle in for a cozy evening under the stars. Enjoy a showing of Luca (2021) rated PG on Friday, May 24, and Captain Marvel (2019) rated PG-13 on Saturday, May 25. Enjoy complimentary screenings of family-friendly films every Friday and Saturday night at dusk throughout the summer. Admission is free and parking rates apply.

Moe B’s Munchies

Newport Dunes’ walk-up bar and grill, Moe B’s Munchies, will also be open Memorial Day weekend, serving a menu of American favorites including hot dogs, pizza, sandwiches, and salads along with snacks, beer, wine and signature cocktails. Sip on cold beverages at the scenic beach bar, dine on the beachfront patio, or take food to-go to relax with a serene picnic on the beach. Starting Wednesday, May 22, Moe B’s Munchies summer hours are Wednesdays through Thursdays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moe B’s Munchies will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.  

Luxurious RV, Tent and Cottage Glamping Retreats

Experience waterfront RV and tent camping sites and cozy beach cottages for the ultimate summer glamping getaway. Summer accommodations fill up fast, and it is recommended to make reservations in advance or plan a midweek stay when there is more availability. For those who do not own an RV, Newport Dunes can recommend local RV rental companies for a memorable stay.  

For more information about Memorial Day Weekend at Newport Dunes and to book a future stay, visit NewportDunes.com. To inquire about Newport Dunes venues for private events including weddings, company picnics, team-building events, and more, please call (949) 729-3800 or visit NewportDunes.com/corporate-events.


Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is an iconic, inclusive, family-friendly recreation destination celebrating 60+ years of cherished memories in Orange County. Newport Dunes is home to the area’s premier waterfront RV resort, featuring full-hookup RV accommodations, charming cottages, and a 442-slip marina. Enjoy resort-style amenities such as a pool complex, bike and watercraft rentals, pirate-themed playground, planned recreation activities for guests, a waveless public beach with swimming lagoon, and an inflatable water park (summer season) plus a public boat launch ramp. The resort offers breathtaking venues and elegant catering for corporate events and weddings and hosts exciting live entertainment and fundraising events. 

Contact Information

Web: newportdunes.com

Phone: 949-729-3863

Address: 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, California 92660

Facebook: facebook.com/NewportDunes

Instagram & TikTok: @NewportDunes



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