Newport Channel Inn

Newport Beach Hotels, Lodging Newport Channel Inn

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!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Newport Beach Jazz Festival 2012

The Newport Beach Jazz Festival takes place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 18, 19, and 20, 2012.  Come hear great Smooth Jazz from over 25 of the world’s best performers. 

Friday night showcases "Sax In The City" featuring Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor, and Jessy J 

The Saturday line-up:
Larry Graham and Graham Central Station
"Summer Jam" featuring Norman Brown and Gerald Albright
"Soul of Summer" featuring Jonathan Butler, Warren Hill, and Maysa

Mindi Abair & friends, featuring Jeff Golub and David Pack
Down To The Bone

Sunday includes:
Boney James
Peter White
"RnR" featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliot
Euge Groove
"Sax Pack" featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, and Marcus Anderson
Nick Colionne

Newport Channel Inn room reservations can be made by calling us at 949 642-3030 or you can book your room on our website at

If you are a fan of Jazz, this is an event you won’t want to miss! 

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Volcom VQS World Champs Surfing Event, May 10 – 12, 2012

Volcom’s VQS World Champs 3-day Volcomania surfing event is part of the Volcom Totally Crustaceous Surf Tour with over $30,000 in prize money.  The competition takes place May 10 – 12, 2012, just across from the Newport Channel Inn on the beach at 54th Street.

Incredible surfing talent from all over the world will be here.  Divisions include Pro-Am, Juniors, Groms, Girls, and Squids.

It is just a short walk from the Newport Channel Inn to the event.  For room reservations, call the Inn at 949 642-3030 or book online at

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