The 113th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights will take place Wednesday, December 15th through Sunday, December 19th. The parade and lights display is sponsored by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. This year’s theme is “Jingle on the Waves.” The boat parade gets underway at 6:30pm each evening. Come out and watch as canoes, kayaks, boats, and yachts are decorated from bow to stern and cruise around Newport Harbor. The starting and ending point of the route is the Tip of Lido Isle. For more information, see their website at:


Shady Canyon is a group of three luxury communities in the Turtle Rock Village of the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is an 800-acre development with approximately 400 homes, 1,000 residents, the Shady Canyon Country Club and Golf Course, and dedicated green spaces. Located at 59 Copper Creek, this 10,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This seven-bedroom, twelve-bathroom home was built in 2006 and was designed by Anthony Thibet. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of antique fireplaces, reclaimed roof tiles and 17th century floors imported from France.  The home sits on a very large 46,000 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, sports courts, cutting and vegetable garden and detached pool and guest house.  Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. 


Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and south of Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Although, Irvine Terrace is north of Avocado, it is still part of the Corona del Mar. Located at 32 Jetty Drive, this 1,900 square foot home is part of the Jasmine Creek development.  This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1976. This one level home has a both a formal living room and dining room. Attention to detail can be in the use of plantation shutters, built-in cabinets, and custom cabinetry. This home sits on a 5,300 square foot piece of property. The home is surrounded by gardens, which can be viewed from almost every room. Jasmine Creek is a gated community. Among the many amenities offered in Jasmine creek are tennis courts, a swimming pool, spa, and clubhouse. There are 324 homes and condos in Jasmine Creek.