Moe B. Dunes Aquatic Park, Movies On The Beach, 4th Of July Celebration Among Newport Dunes Summer Festivities

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  • Orange County, CA (1888PressRelease) February 11, 2016 - Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina in Newport Beach, Calif. will open its popular Moe B. Dunes Aquatic Park and launch Movies-on-the-Beach, both of which run from Memorial Day (late May) to Labor Day (early September). The summer's highlight is the Dunes' 4th of July celebration including a massive fireworks presentation, live music and family fun, announced the resort's Vice President and General Manager Andrew Theodorou.

    The highly popular Moe B. Dunes Aquatic Park features colorful inflatables including giant icebergs, water trampolines, rock climbing walls and even a massive teeter-totter ($25 for 2-hour pass). New this year is Moe B's Radiant Ride, where nighttime watersports-oriented fun and games are organized Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. starting Memorial weekend. Cost is $30 per person and includes a glow accessory, any non-motorized rental, and an all-glow life vest.

    Available for rent are paddleboats, surrey bikes, electric boats, hydrobikes, catamarans and stand-up paddleboards. Private beachside cabanas also may be rented, but must be reserved in advance by calling (949) 999-3180.

    Also, on Friday & Saturday evenings free Movies-on-the-Beach are projected on an enormous screen. Families are encouraged to bring towels, beach chairs and other comforts for snuggling up to watch popular feature films shown right on the sand.

    The Dunes also has announced that they will, again, partner with the City of Newport Beach to produce the region's most dynamic and fun-filled 4th of July celebration. This year's festivities will be spread out over three days - Saturday, July 2 - Monday, July 4 - and a complete list of the activities will be posted closer to the holiday weekend at

    Newport Dunes is a 100-acre waterfront resort that includes a state-of-the-art RV park, 24 mobile cottages, rent-a-tent camping sites, 450-slip marina, convenience store and playground. Families find comfort as its one-mile stretch of sand features waveless waters called Mother's Beach and full-time lifeguards staff the shore. Other onsite conveniences include the critically acclaimed Back Bay Bistro that overlooks the tranquil waters of Upper Newport Bay and the Marketplace, a fully stocked grocery and convenience store. The Dunes is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 729-DUNE or visit for more info.

    Contact Groff-Hinman (562) 491-1000

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