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Balboa Bay Resort’s Holiday Events

by Katie Skrzek

Nov 8, 2022

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Plan family travel to Newport Beach, California’s, Balboa Bay Resort this holiday season. The resort offers plenty of festive fun.


Thanksgiving Buffet

Spend Thanksgiving at the resort with a holiday buffet. Seats are available 4–6 p.m. In addition to classic Thanksgiving dishes, guests may take advantage of the cash bar and bottled wine for sale. Valet parking is included. The buffet costs $145 for adults and $75 for children.



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Holiday Hullabaloo and Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with a rousing musical performance, Holiday Hullabaloo. Held on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m., the performance features Frosty, Rudolph, Santa and other special guests. The event culminates with the lighting of the resort’s tree. Reservations are not required.


Dickens’ Christmas Carolers

Dickens’ Christmas carolers delight guests with classic holiday songs throughout the resort and its restaurants. Carols take place 6–8 p.m. on Dec. 1, 14, 16, 24 and 25.


Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Brunch

Enjoy festive brunches on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Bottomless sparkling wine and mimosas are included. Tickets cost $145 for adults and $75 for children.



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New Year’s Eve Dinner

Say goodbye to 2022 with a four-course dinner, complete with wine pairings. Dinner is available 7–9 p.m. Valet parking is included.


Studio 54 New Year’s Eve Party

Ring in the new year in style at the resort’s Studio 54 party. Enjoy live music, dancing, late-night snacks and a sparkling wine toast. Held 9 p.m.–1 a.m. Early bird tickets cost $150. Regular admission costs $195.


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