416 Newport Landing Cruises Tips
The parking arrive early to find a space or you have to walk a few blocks
The Goldstar Newport Landing / Davey's Locker boat is small. Hardly any seating.
I would take Catalina Flyer. Boat is huge w enough seating for all.
Parked at the metered pier parking, only have to pay until 6PM
Plenty of hot chocolate and alcohol on boat for purchase.
Arrive early during the weekday and parking is free on the streets.
Park at the Balboa pier - $4.50 after 6pm
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
It took almost a half hour to find a place to park, about 7 blocks away
Go early to find a parking spot somewhere.Can't park in the structure if you have an SUV
BJ's Pizza was great....good service, food, and convenient.
We parked on Balboa Island, but you need to get there early to find a spot.
We got there early, parked on street, meters go off at 6pm
You see less of the parade on the 8:00 boat, so take the early trip