HOLIDAYS IN NEWPORT BEACH

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AT NEWPORT DUNES

Welcome to our Holidays at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach, as we kick off the holiday season with the 29th Annual Lighting of the Bay celebration, Christmas Tree Lot opening, Brunch with Santa, Movies on the Beach, and much more. Our month-long, winter wonderland celebration features a full schedule of festivities starting November 25, 2019.

2019 concludes with NYE Countdown in Newport Beach music celebration by Flashback Heart Attack at the Bayside Pavilion!  We also have a lovely dinner & show package at the Back Bay Bistro featuring Illusion (a Stevie Nick’s tribute band).

CELEBRATE WITH NEWPORT DUNES

Happy Holidays

Event Date: 
Christmas Tree Lot Opens: November 25, 2019
Lighting of the Bay: November 30, 2019
Brunch with Santa: December 14 & 21, 2019
Christmas Eve Dinner: December 24, 2019
NYE Countdown in Newport Beach: December 31, 2019

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

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Christmas Tree Lot – Nov 25

Pick the perfect pine at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort’s Christmas Tree Lot. Sip complimentary coffee and hot chocolate while browsing hundreds of trees, freshly delivered weekly for the best and highest quality of pines. These are some of the most beautiful trees available in Orange County.
Tree Lot Open Daily: 10am – 9pm (Lot will close when we sell out closer to Christmas)

29th Annual Lighting of the Bay – Nov 30

Gather at the shores for the countdown to the Lighting of the Bay featuring Santa Claus, who will flip the giant switch to illuminate the bay and arrive by wave-runner. Selfies with Santa will follow right after so pull out your phones!  Kids’ love the special activities and rides on a small holiday train offered at the event. This is a Newport Beach holiday tradition not to be missed.

Parking is limited so we are offering parking passes for the event.

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Tijuana Dogs Concert Following Lighting of the Bay – Nov 30

Gather at the shores for the countdown to the Lighting of the Bay featuring Santa Claus, who will flip the giant switch to illuminate the bay and arrive by wave-runner. Selfies with Santa will follow right after so pull out your phones! There will also be a special performance by the Tijuana Dogs in the intimate Bayside Pavilion Tent (tickets sold seperately).

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Brunch with Santa – Dec 14 & 21

Back Bay Bistro welcomes guests to celebrate the holidays with family, friends, great food and Mr. Santa Claus himself. Take photos with Santa in between trips to the sprawling brunch buffet highlighting food stations like cooked-to-order omelets and pancakes, bottomless champagne and mimosas, and a dessert display.

Christmas Eve Dinner Package – Dec 24

Enjoy a gourmet, four-course Christmas Eve dinner at Back Bay Bistro highlighting seasonal sides, three succulent main course options and a decadent dessert. Celebrate the season in the festive waterfront atmosphere with gorgeous views of the Back Bay illuminated with holiday lights.

NYE Countdown in Newport Beach – Dec 31

Come down to the California beach for NYE Countdown in Newport Beach! Ring in the new year with the nationally-acclaimed ‘80s cover band, Flashback Heart Attack in the breathtaking seaside atmosphere of Newport Dunes. Food and beverage concessions from full bars and food trucks will be available for purchase. Special VIP packages are available featuring gourmet 4-course dinner, VIP waitstaff, separate VIP entrance and restrooms. VIP 8-person cabanas are also available and offer VIP accommodations and bottle service.