Newport knows how a farmer’s market is done! Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm the Lido Marina Village holds the Newport Beach Farmer’s Market and they do it Newport Style! Traditionally carrying local, fresh vegetables, this farmer’s market also carries special floral decor for your next dinner party, and everything you might need such as lobster raviolis! Be sure to also check out what local chefs bring in for demonstrations! Whatever you need, they got you covered!
Want to spruce up your kitchen decor? On Sunday August 21, from 12pm to 3pm, Lahaina Galleries in Newport Beach will be hosting Guy Buffet, and he has prepared some original works just for this visit. Guy has been commissioned by many famous companies such as, Absolute Vodka Grand Marnier, and is even the signature artist for Champagne Perrier Jouet! Guy is famous for his cartoon interpretations of people and animals on everyday household items, and men’s and women’s clothing. Make sure to stop by and meet Guy, and purchase a specially crafted piece! For more Information visit, http://www.lahainagalleries.com/
There’s no need to go to Temecula to get a great winery experience, Orange Coast Winery has just that! Located in the heart of Newport Beach, Orange Coast Winery brings in a wide range of flavors from light and crisp, to full and robust straight from their vineyards in Temecula! Whether you are new to wine or are a wine aficionado, the highly trained, friendly staff will provide you with an amazing experience! Check out the site for hours and directions! http://www.orangecoastwinery.com/
The fair is in town now thru August 14! If you are in town be sure to visit this beloved fair happening in Costa Mesa, on the Orange County Fair Grounds. Come for the games and stay for the food! Also, be sure to check out this year’s entertainment! Fair is open Wednesday thru Sunday. Check out http://www.ocfair.com/2016/index.asp for event schedule, directions and admission discounts.
Sunday August 7th brings the 8th Annual Lobsterfest hosted by the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina. This family-friendly event brings together a lobster dinner, live music, dancing, and beach fun for the entire family! Take this opportunity to have fresh, catch-of-the-day lobster flown in from Maine right into Newport! Special meals will be provided for children under 12, and activities will be available for youngsters as well, so there will be fun for everyone! Tickets start at $60 per person, and proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Leadership tomorrow. For more information visit, www.lobsterfestatnewportbeach.com
Newport Beach Civic Center and the City Arts Commission are teaming up again to present another season of “Concerts on the Green,” at the Newport Beach Civic Center. July 31st brings the Hollywood Stones, rocking out to songs by the Rolling Stones. Concerts are held, “On the Green,” at the Newport Beach Civic Center. Concerts begin at 6pm and promptly end at 7:30pm. Admission is free, parking is free, be sure to bring your picnic basket and blanket, and get ready to rock!
The US Open of Surfing is back for a week of surf, skate and BMX. Our neighboring city is once again host to the US Open of Surfing July 23rd-July 31st. Come watch some of the best surfers in the world battle out the waves in OC’s own Surf City!
The oldest international youth match racing regatta in the worls, The Governor’s Cup, will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Beginning July 15 with alumni events, this year promises to be one for the one of the best yet! For more information and schedule of events visit http://www.govcupracing.com.
What sounds better than the warm summer air at sunset and jazz music? The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa is offering just that! Every Wednesday night from July 6 thru September 14th, the Marriott Hotel will be hosting the 7th annual Sunset Jazz at Newport, some featured artists are the some of the most popular groups from the Newport Beach Jazz Party, and Jazz Cruise. Doors open at 5pm with table service, and performances begin at 6:30 and conclude at 8pm. Tickets start at $25 for general admission. Visit their site for more info.
Celebrate the 4th of July on the water at the Newport Bay! Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour cruise, travel along the Old Glory Boat Parade and see the boats in their festive decor. The cruise goes out to open ocean that looks onto the beautiful Newport Beach coastline, and watch as thousands come to gather and celebrate on the beach. While on board, enjoy drinks and complementary chips and salsa, and make sure to keep an eye for any marine life! There will be two day cruises and one spetacular night fireworks cruise, which will provide an amazing view of one of the largest fireworks dislplay in Southern California! Tickets are $45 per person.