What to Expect at the Balboa Island Parade

Newport Beach is known for having some exciting celebrations to enjoy! This family-friendly event is the perfect way to party Newport Beach style! Get together your friends, family, and both, and head to Balboa Island for this high-energy and fun experience. In this blog, we’re going to cover all of the details of the parade and other activities to enjoy after the event for a fun-filled Newport Beach day. For even more activities and attractions to enjoy, be sure to download our Vacation Guide! Who’s ready for an epic parade? 

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All the Exciting Details for the Balboa Island Parade!

Why Attend the Parade?Boys watching parade

Attending the Balboa Island Parade is a must for several reasons! The parade is family-friendly so that you can bring the kids along, so there is no need to plan extra kids’ activities! Children are both in the parade and spectating as well! The fun doesn’t end after the parade has finished; there is an afterparty! This party is full of music and has a theme! This portion is also family-friendly, so remember to bring their themed outfits! 

Parade Overview 

The parade is all about having some fun! The first Balboa Island Parade was held 28 years ago and is going strong! You’ll enjoy seeing local musicians, performers, and community leaders! The parade starts on Marine Avenue and winds through Balboa Island. There are several streets to enjoy spectating, so there are plenty of places to find the perfect spot for you and your family. 

This Year’s Parade Cowboy theme

The 2023 parade will be held on Sunday, June 4th, at 11:00 a.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Horsin’ around island style,” so get yourself, your friend, and your family dressed up for the occasion! During the afterparty, the local band “The Fabulous Nomads” will perform on the stage in front of the fire station. The energy is excellent, and you’ll be close to many Balboa Island attractions! 

Parade Afterparty and More!

After the parade’s festivities have ended, don’t end the day there! Whether you’re looking to keep the fun going at a local bar, grab a sweet treat from a local donut shop, or enjoy a relaxing meal at a Newport Beach restaurant, there is something for you. Our slice of Southern California has so many things to do you’ll always be entertained! Get yourself ready for the ultimate west coast trip.

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