NEWPORT CHANNEL INN is the perfect base for your vacation adventure. The glistening waters of Newport Harbor, the Balboa Fun Zone, Catalina Island ferry, harbor cruises, boat rentals, Balboa Island, bicycling, kayaking, sport fishing, whale watching, golf, world-class dining, entertainment and shopping, and our famous sandy beaches are but a few of Newport Beach's many offerings!
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Newport Beach Film Festival 2014
This year’s film
slated to start the Newport Beach Film Festival is “Lovesick”, a comedy
starring Matt LeBlanc, which premieres on the festival’s opening night, April 24,
2014.Several hundred new films from
filmmakers in over 50 countries are being shown at multiple theaters throughout
Newport Beach.Lots of movie stars and
celebrities will be in town to promote their latest work, including Jason
Priestly, Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson, Jeremy Renner,
Marion Cotillard, and Joaquin Phoenix rumored to attend screenings of their new
films. The Newport Beach Film Festival
continues daily through May 1.
purchase tickets and show schedules are available on the Newport Beach Film
To book your
stay at the Newport Channel Inn, you may call the Newport Channel Inn direct at
949 642-3030, or book online at www.newportchannelinn.com.
The annual Surf
City Marathon takes place Sunday, February 2, 2014, just down the street from
the Newport Channel Inn.The course is
spectacular, running along the oceanfront past surfers and pounding waves.Start and finish line are on PCH near the
Huntington Beach Pier.Start time is , and the race is an
official Boston Marathon qualifier.There is also a half-marathon and a 1-mile charity run.
Channel Inn still has a few rooms left.Give
us a call at 949 642-3030 or book on our website at www.newportchannelinn.com.
planning, the O C Marathon takes place on Sunday, May 4, 2014.The start line is here in Newport Beach at the FashionIsland
shopping mall.This is a popular weekend
so book your room at the Newport Channel Inn well ahead!
Florida State and Auburn Football Teams are staying in Newport Beach for the BCS Championship
Both 2014 BCS
National Championship Teams, Auburn and Florida State, are staying in Newport
Beach while getting ready for the big game.Lots of activities for the teams and their followers are planned
throughout the week.
Newport Beach is proud to act as “home base” for
both teams, coaching staff, fans, VIP delegates, alumni groups, band members
and the national sports media.If you
would like to be near the teams and stay at the beach without the cost of the
major hotels, with room reservations starting from $79, give the
Newport Channel Inn a call at 949 642-3030, give the Newport Channel Inn a call at 949
642-3030, or book online at www.newportchannelinn.com.
The weather forecast looks great!Come
to Newport Beach and root for your favorite!
annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade runs nightly from Wednesday December
18 through Sunday December 22, starting at 6:30 and ending about 9:00 each
evening.On the first night, there will
be a finale of fireworks at the end of the parade.
decorated boats and yachts cruise the harbor past scores of houses along covered
in lights. See it up close on board one
of several charter cruise boats or stake out a comfy spot (with lots of
blankets and hot chocolate) on the shoreline and watch it pass.
around Balboa Island, allows viewing the parade coming and going multiple times
and you can stroll along and view the decorated homes and listen to the
carolers and performers along the way.Be sure to arrive very early to secure parking and a prime vantage
Channel Inn’s Boat Parade room rates are about the best value you can find!Room reservations can be made by calling 949
642-3030 or you can book your room on www.newportchannelinn.com.
check-in at the Newport Channel Inn, the front desk staff will be happy to
provide you with a map of the parade route showing the approximate times where
the beginning of the parade will pass by dozens of viewing spots around the
The US Open
of Surfing begins Saturday, July 20, 2013 and qualifying rounds continue all
week, with the semi-finals and finals of the Pro Men’s event and Pro Women’s
event taking place on Sunday, July 28.The world’s best surfers are expected to compete, and include big name
surfing legend Kelly Slater, Dane Reynolds, and defending 2012 champion Julian
Wilson in the Men’s event, and current ASP Women’s World #1 Tyler Wright, local
favorite Courtney Conlogue, and defending 2012 champion Lakey Peterson in the
Women’s event.The Pro Junior semi-finals
and finals take place a day earlier on Saturday, July 27.The event is sponsored by Vans, and the
Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), and includes weeklong skateboarding
and BMX championships in the nearby skate bowl and a huge festival on the beach.All events are free and open to the public.
This premier surfing
competition takes place next to the Huntington Beach Pier, just down the street
from the Newport Channel Inn.Stadium
seating has been constructed on the beach for the event and thousands of
spectators are expected to attend.Overnight
stays should be booked ASAP as availability is disappearing fast!
and Fireworks!The Fourth of July
holiday week is one of the most popular times of the year.We are almost sold out for the holiday.Reservations should be made soon to ensure
Fourth, there are many special events with something for everyone, including
fireworks displays at several locations in the area. There is a kid’s “bike and dog” parade and kid’s
festival starting at 9:00 a.m. on Balboa Peninsula, a celebrity parade through
downtown Huntington Beach at 10:00 in the morning followed by the Pier Plaza
Festival, a patriotic American Legion “Old Glory” boat parade around Newport
Harbor at 1:00 in the afternoon, and a low flyover of four World War II vintage
AT-6 aircraft all along the beach scheduled for 6:35 p.m..There is a family friendly holiday program
all day at the Dunes Aquatic Park, including a concert from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00
p.m. headlined by the legendary classic rock band “AMERICA”, with a Fireworks finale
at 9:00 p.m..The Dunes continues the
celebration with another concert from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 hosted
by DJ Richard Blade with several bands including the all-girls “Cougrzz Rock”
and the ultimate “JOURNEY” tribute band “Don’t Stop Believin”. The Laguna Beach Art Festival, Pageant of the
Masters and Sawdust Festival are ongoing throughout July.
A few rooms are
still available at the Newport Channel Inn.To reserve your room, call the Inn at 949 642-3030 or book online at www.newportchannelinn.com.
Volcom VQS World Champs Surfing Competition, May 10 – 12, 2013
from the Newport Channel Inn on the beach at 54th Street is Volcom’s
VQS World Champs 3-day Volcomania surfing competition.With over $30,000 in prize money, this stop
on the Volcom Totally Crustaceous Surf Tour takes place May 10 – 12, 2013,
surfing talent from all over the world will be here.Divisions include Pro-Am, Juniors, Groms,
Girls, and Squids.
from the Newport Channel Inn to the event. For room reservations, call the Inn
at 949 642-3030 or book online at www.newportchannelinn.com