Living in Newport Beach: Christmas

Christmas in the Newport Harbor The holiday season is one of my favorite times to be on the Newport Harbor! Because we live in sunny and warm Southern California (at least during the day!), it’s not miserable being out and cruising around the harbor after the sun goes down. And this month, you’ll be able …

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Living in Newport Beach: Christmas at South Coast Plaza

Christmas decorations at South Coast Plaza One of the perks of living in Newport Beach is the close proximity to the South Coast Plaza shopping center. And in December, all the holiday decorations are on display! Their enormous Christmas tree is the top decoration in my opinion–and what a tree it is! Thousands of lights …

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104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the 104th Year of this spectacular Holiday Tradition Join over a million viewers as you watch beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes sail along the harbor in the 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of …

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History of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

┬áThe 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will take place December 19th through the 23rd The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade began at the turn of the century. John Scarpa, an obscure Italian gondolier, and Joseph Beek, developer of Beacon Bay, the Balboa Ferry Line and the principal force in the early development of …

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