Back Bay

8th Annual Lobsterfest

The 8th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Beach, hosted by Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, will take place on Sunday, August 7, 2016, from 3 - 8 p.m. This annual celebration of summer centers around a lobster dinner, dancing, live music and fun on the beach for the entire family.
Live Maine lobster flown in fresh on the morning of the event will be prepared on-site alongside a buffet that includes tri-tip, corn on the cob, salads and dessert. Live entertainment from 4 - 8 p.m. will be provided by Pinch Me! a high-energy rock-n-pop band playing favorites from more than seven decades. Pinch Me! features a saxophone, keyboards and guitars accompanied by exceptional vocal harmonies. Their play list includes tunes for dancing and fun. Activities for the youngsters will be provided by Camp James.

Tickets for Lobsterfest are $60 per person in advance, $80 at the door. Additional lobster may be purchased for $20 each. A special ‘box meal’ for children under 12 is available for $20 in advance and $25 at the door. VIP tickets, which include all-you-can-eat lobster, complimentary wine, valet parking and reserved seating are $150 in advance.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Make-A-Wish® Orange County and Inland Empire and Leadership Tomorrow. Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Leadership Tomorrow, in conjunction with the Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine and Tustin chambers of commerce, is a nine-month program designed for informed citizens committed to learning more about their communities.
Lobsterfest takes place at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 101 North Bayside Drive, Newport Beach (enter from Pacific Coast Highway).

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