You don’t have to be a sailor to enjoy the 68th Annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race. Festivities will have something for everyone at the Balboa Village Fest on April 19 at Balboa Village on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. They’ll include the second annual Taste of Balboa featuring signature dishes from local restaurants; live music by U2 cover band Hollywood U2; ExplorOcean’s hands-on activities that celebrate and highlight the ocean from multiple perspectives for kids of all ages; and large-scale professional chalk works by famed chalk artists. You can even climb aboard and tour some of the boats that will compete in the April 24 race.
Corner of Balboa Boulevard and Palm Street
Newport Beach, CA 92661
April 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free admission; food and drink tickets $1-$10
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