The annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the maritime heritage of Newport Harbor and wooden boats past and present. The weekend is filled with maritime craftsmanship, art, exhibits, food, music, and a boat parade.
About 50 unique wooden power and sailboats from around the country are on display.
On Sunday there is a boat parade around the island at 11am.
A Complimentary Shuttle runs all day for convenient, free off-site parking.The shuttles run constantly – arriving about every ten minutes – from 9am to 6pm. There’s no public parking at the Balboa Yacht Club, and street parking is limited. The free parking is located at 1600 Newport Center Drive.