Fashion Island: How to Enjoy This Iconic Newport Beach Destination!

Newport Beach is home to endless adventures! One of the most iconic places to visit is Fashion Island! This shopping, dining, and entertainment destination is perfect for a day of shopping or a great activity to enjoy after lounging on the beach! This blog will cover all things Fashion Island and what you can expect when visiting this local favorite. Are you planning a trip to Newport Beach? Get your copy of our Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll find all of the top activities in the area, from breathtaking cliff-lined beaches to unmatched dining experiences and everything in between! 

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What is Fashion Island? 

Fashion Island is a collection of shops, restaurants, and entertainment spaces that attracts Newport Beach visitors and locals too! Since the outdoor mall’s grand opening in September of 1967, Fashion Island has been the center of Orange County shopping and entertainment! Best of all, Fashion Island is centrally located in the heart of Newport Beach, so visiting for an afternoon is easy! Check out the map for more details! The complex is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Hours can vary depending on the day of the week and time of year. Be sure to check the website for hours! 

Shopping Family shopping

Fashion Island is known for having an array of stores sure to please. From the luxury brands of Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga to the high-end department stores of Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s, there is something for everyone. In addition to these favorites, there are also boutique shops of all shapes and sizes to discover. 


Are you getting hungry after all that shopping? Fashion Island has you covered! Restaurants range from fine sit-down dining to quick and easy eats. American cuisine, Chinese, seafood, and much more are available! Find your next mouthwatering favorite here! 

Movie Theater 

Entertainment is always in abundance at Fashion Island! After a day of exploring the Balboa Peninsula or exploring the beach with the family, there is nothing like enjoying a relaxing movie! Check the showtimes and buy tickets to see that show you’ve heard about. Before you know it, the kids will be asleep! 

Sights and Sees 

Beyond all of the formal activities to enjoy at Fashion Island, there are plenty of sights and sees. Stop by some of the landmarks on the property for photo ops and to enjoy the California sun. The shopping mall has plenty of open walkways and small shops lining them for a leisurely stroll with the kids. 

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