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Independence Week at Newport Dunes

Bring out the red, white, and blue from June 30-July 6 as we celebrate Independence Day on the Back Bay! Our annual celebration will bring you an entire week full of games, activities, watersports, movies on the beach, food and drinks, and a special reimagined virtual firework show. Now more than ever, you deserve something to celebrate!

We want to assure you the health, safety, and experience of our guests and community remain our top priority. We are honored to have you as our guest during this special week. To show our appreciation, our week-long 4th of July celebration this year will be exclusively for resort and marina guests. Our resort and marina will be closed to the public on July 4th, 2020, only guests wearing designated wristbands will be allowed on the property.


Tuesday, June 30 to Monday, July 5, 2020


Resort & Marina Guests Free | Up to 6 people to comply with OC Health Guidelines

Upon check-in, guests will receive six (6) wristbands per RV site, beach cottage, or boat slip. Please DO NOT lose your wristbands as additional wristbands cannot be purchased. For the safety of our guests, everyone will be required to wear their wristbands on the day of the event, including children ages 5+.


$25 Guest Parking | $35 Boat Parking | Accepting Credit Cards Only

Activities Schedule

July 3rd

  • 12 – 1 PM: July 4th Arts & Crafts @ in front of Moe B’s
  • 2 – 3 PM: Water Balloon Toss @ Movies on the Beach 
  • 4 – 5 PM: Adult Cornhole Tournament @ Horseshoe Pits

July 4th

  • 8 – 9 AM: Independence Day Fun Run @ Pavilion A
  • 10 – 11 AM: Dunes Patriotic Bike Decorating @ Pavilion A
  • 11 AM – 12 PM: Dunes Patriotic Bike Parade @ Marketplace
  • 12 – 1 PM: Water Balloon Toss @ Movies on the Beach Stage
  • 2 – 3 PM: Adult Horseshoe Tournament @ Horseshoe Pits
  • 3 – 4 PM: Bingo @ Pavilions C & D
  • 5 – 6 PM: Neon Bracelets & Necklaces Giveaway @ Moe B’s Fire Pit

July 5

  • 12 – 1 PM: Beach Sand Keepsake Crafts @ Movies on the Beach Stage
  • 2 – 3 PM: Kan Jam Free Play @ Movies on the Beach Stage
  • 3 – 4 PM: Outdoor Summer Activity

Food & Drink Options

In addition to Food Trucks, which will be available Saturday, July 4th from 12 PM – 7 PM, the Back Bay Bistro and Moe B’s will be available for dining options.

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July 1st through 5th
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday | 11 AM to 7 PM

July 4th Weekend
Saturday | 10 AM to 8 PM
Sunday | 10 AM to 7 PM

Post-July 4th Weekend
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday | 11 AM to 7 PM
Saturday & Sunday | 10 AM to 7 PM

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Curbside Take-out ordering and pick up July 3rd to 5th
Friday 11 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM


Help keep Newport Beach and our beaches safe and clean. Illegal fireworks, glass containers, and portable BBQs & grills of any kind on the grass or beach are STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Violators are will be fined $3,000 and issued police citations, according to NBMC Section 11.08.060. For more information visit: Newport Beach Police Department.

Poolside Cabanas

Enjoy the privacy and laid-back luxury comfort of a poolside cabana. Daily sesseions available 9 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

6-Person Cabana

VIP 8-Person Cabana

Food & beverage service Wednesday – Sunday. Catering is available daily.

Call 949-729-3800 to Reserve!

Duffy Cruises

Escape by Duffy Boat and discover a perfectly romantic retreat away from daily life, nestled between gently swaying palm trees and glistening ocean waters. Take a romantic cruise along the bay, with simple waves passing by and the sun setting in the horizon.

Call 949-279-4507 to Reserve

Inflatable Obstacle Course

With more than a million gallons of seawater and acres of open space, the Water Park is more than just an inflatable obstacle course. It’s an aqua adventure of lush, tropical environment that is immersive, interconnected, and perfect for all vacationers, both young and old.


Radiant Rides

Light up the Back Bay with your Stand Up Paddleboard as you discover another world underwater. Discover the Back Bay from another perspective, an exciting journey under the moonlight and shine the light and try to spot Moe B the Whale if you can!

Call 949-279-4507 to Reserve

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Enhanced COVID-19 Operations Procedure

“Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina intends to safeguard our guests and our team from the coronavirus (COVID-19) and ensure we are prepared, supported, and trained effectively to work in this new environment. Our team has established an action plan to ensure safe operations at the resort and make sufficient resources available to ensure that this plan, can be implemented effectively and quickly.” – Alex Santander, General Manager

  • Additional cleaning protocols in all areas of the resort have been implemented, including increasing the frequency of these cleaning routines with an emphasis on all high-contact surfaces and handles.
  • Multiple hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed around key guest areas, including our lobby, Marketplace, and restaurants.
  • Acrylic shields have been installed at all service points and doors at all access points remain open during operating hours.
  • All resort team members will participate in regular training to ensure effective health, safety, and sanitation standards, including the expectation to stay home if they don’t feel well for any reason.
  • Temperature checks will be conducted for all resort and restaurant team members.
  • All team members are required to wear approved personal protective equipment, including face masks, shields, and/or gloves at all times for select tasks.
  • Physical Distancing practices are being implemented to help prevent the spread of viruses.
  • We have elevated our rigorous cleaning and sanitizing of each beach cottage, prior to guests’ arrival and immediately after departure.
  • Enhanced and longer exposure time for all environmentally-approved disinfectants on high-contact surfaces, including countertops, light switches, electronic controls, doorknobs and handles, bathroom surfaces, faucets, bed and bath amenities, and closets.
  • In-room print materials will be replaced with digital and web versions.

We are asking all our guests to follow proper sanitation practices.

  • Please practice physical/social distancing
  • Wear a mask when within 6 feet of anyone (other than members of your household)
  • Have no more than 6 people on your site