Tours & Excursions

Suggested sights to visit and things to do during your visit to Newport Beach!

Tuesday, June 30th

Disney Tickets (Special NSA Pricing!)

We are pleased to offer specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets via our NSA group link.

These special ticket prices are not available once you arrive at the Resort and are only valid for those registered in the Conference.

The ticket link closes at 9:00 PM PST on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

These specially priced tickets are intended only for registered attendees of the NSA Conference. Only the registered attendee is allowed to purchase tickets from this discounted ticket store link and they can purchase up to 6 tickets maximum. We reserve the right to contact the ticket purchaser to request event registration confirmation. If it is discovered that the purchaser of the ticket is not participating or attending this event it will be considered a misuse of this offer and ticket, and the ticket(s) will be blocked and will not be eligible for a refund. In addition, these tickets cannot be purchased for the purpose of being resold. To order tickets in bulk, (10 or more) please contact our National Office to process an order.

Shuttle Bus to Downtown Disney (Shopping District)

Catch the bus to Downtown Disney, and find yourself in the heart of the Disney magic with unique eateries, upscale shops, and exciting entertainment for guests of all ages!

Shuttle bus transportation is available on Thursday and Friday evenings starting at 6:00 PM, with the last bus returning to the hotel at 10:00 PM. Tickets to the Disney Parks sold separately.

  • When: Thursday & Friday 6:00-10:00 PM
  • How Much: $10 per person (round trip)

Wednesday, July 1st

BINGO in the Rose Garden

Traditional B-I-N-G-O with an NSA twist! Initial buy-in of $20 includes three bingo cards for each of the 10 games played, card marker, refreshments and snacks, and guaranteed good time. Top-dollar prizes awarded to each winner!

  • When: Wednesday, July 1st
  • Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
  • How Much: $20/person (includes 3 Bingo Sheets)

Thursday, July 2nd

Poetry Slam

Looking for a place to speak your heart and mind? We are thrilled to bring back StutterSlam, our wildly popular night of slam poetry and spoken word. In three minutes or less, participants will have the opportunity to say it loud and proud. No music, no songs, just the microphone and you, speaking your truth!

  • When: Thursday, July 2nd
  • Time: 7:00-10:00 PM

Not interested in performing? The audience is encouraged to come and stomp, snap, cheer, and celebrate your fellow conference-goers!

Limited to 20 performers; must be 16+ to participate. Contact Heather Najman to sign up.

Friday, July 3rd

Tiki Boat

All aboard the Tiki Boat! Our 4-hour (3 hours on board, 1/2 hour pre- and post-sail party) Tiki Boat tour provides a private, double-deck party boat, perfectly suited to an NSA party on the water. Your ticket also includes: DJ and dancing, buffet dinner, and open bar for soda, coffee, and juice (cash bar for alcohol). Set sail with us!

  • When: Friday, July 3rd
  • Where: Balboa Island Ferry
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • How much: $53/per person

Saturday, July 4th

Family Olympics

Team up with your family members to flex your skills in our beach-themed relay races and other family team-building events, but don’t think we won’t have a few kids vs. adults surprise events up our sleeves!

  • When: TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • How much: Free

Other Things To Do!

FRANC Free Shuttle

FRANC’s fleet of GEM vehicles offers FREE transportation services seven days a week around the Newport Center area. Look for the blue “FR” stop signs around Newport Center.

Davey’s Locker Whale Watching Cruises

Head out on the water and experience the wonder of Newport Beach! Providing whale watching and deep-sea fishing excursions year-round, Davey’s Locker provides charter fishing boats and private boat rentals for fishing and whale watching excursions for all size groups.

  • Phone: (949) 673-1434
  • Website
  • Where: 400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661 (6.4 miles, 16 min drive from the conference hotel)

Pedego Bicycle Rentals – Corona Del Mar

Pedego has been called America’s biggest and best brand of electric bikes because they put people first. Visit Pedego Corona Del Mar to rent your bikes and hit the street of Newport Beach in style! Closed on Mondays.

  • Phone: (949) 612-7989
  • Website
  • Where: 2515 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

Duffy Electric Boat Company Boat Rentals

A Duffy is more than just an electric boat – it’s a lifestyle. It’s about spending time with your NSA friends and family while you cruise silently and enjoy what’s’ most important to you.

  • Pedego Corona Del Mar
  • Phone: (949) 645-6812
  • Website
  • Where: 2515 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

Balboa Boat Rentals

Life is great while cruising Newport Harbor! View the multi-million dollar bay front homes of the rich and famous. Navigate pass magnificent yachts with names that will bring a smile to everyone on board.

No experience is necessary to drive our boats. Drivers will be taught everything they need to know before you leave dock. A deposit and valid photo ID is required for the driver, who must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Phone: 855-690-0794 ext. 1
  • Website
  • Where: 510 E. Edgewater, Balboa, CA 92661

Saturday, July 4th

Closing Celebration & Charity Dinner

Wrap up the conference in style! Join others as a community of old and new friends eat, drink, and dance the night away.

  • When: Saturday, July 4th
  • Time: 7:00PM – 12:00AM
  • Where: Conference Hotel
  • How much: Varies

Don’t Forget Your Conference Tee!

Represent your time in Newport Beach all year long with one of our 37th Annual Conference tees/tanks (available in unisex, women’s, tanks, and youth)! Pre-order when you register, your item will be waiting for you when you check in at the conference. ($20 each)

Represent your time in Newport Beach all year long with one of our 37th Annual Conference tees/tanks (available in unisex, women’s, tanks, and youth)! Pre-order when you register, your item will be waiting for you when you check in at the conference. ($20 each)

Unisex Tee

Women’s V-Neck

Men’s Tank Top

Women’s Tank Top

Youth Tee