Welcome to Corona del Mar
A bustling beachside community humming with life
Scenic and beautiful, Corona del Mar is a gem in the heart of California. Full of vibrant shops, restaurants, and attractions, Corona del Mar is a hot tourist destination, welcoming thousands of visitors every year.
What to Love
- Walkable and bustling
- Lots of great architecture and small businesses
- Beachside flair and a relaxed atmosphere
- A friendly community spirit
- Casey Lesher’s eighth consecutive year holding the market share
For every phase of life, Corona del Mar is there. Longtime residents of the area often choose to settle in Corona del Mar for the long haul, appreciating both the natural vibrancy and excitement of the area as well as the amenities designed for locals, which include beautiful parks and outdoor recreation areas as well as top-of-the-line schools and immersive parades and festivals. You'll enjoy a wealth of fabulous restaurants in Corona del Mar as well, from family-owned eateries to established steakhouses.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Those who love retail therapy will thrive in Corona del Mar. Fashion Island is a local hotspot that hosts many upscale retailers, as well as restaurants and a movie theater. Enjoy rustic eats at Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, a charming eatery that features an extensive list of regional wines as well as handcrafted food that reflects the history and culture of California. Tourist attractions abound in Corona del Mar, including the beautiful, scenic Inspiration Point. Lookout Point is another local hotspot — one that is especially popular at sunset.
Corona Del Mar State Beach Park is one of the best-known natural destinations in the state. This spacious park is teeming with plenty of space for swimming, hiking, surfing, or just hanging out with friends and family. Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store has everything residents and locals need for a day at the beach, including stylish apparel and beach gear. Make sure to grab a drink from the high-end bar, located right inside the restaurant, before capping off your day in Corona del Mar.
Film lovers will appreciate the ambiance at The New Port Theater, a fabulously-appointed theater that features hip amenities, including leather seats and side tables. Kick back and enjoy a movie in style while you dine on gourmet pizza and fine wine.
Things to Do
From festivals to parades, there's always something going on in Corona del Mar. The annual Corona del Mar Scenic 5k, hosted by the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce, is a great way to get involved with the community, while the Corona del Mar Christmas Walk has become a yearly tradition for residents and visitors of all ages. Discover the holiday spirit anew as you experience live music, entertainment, and tasty treats.
A beautiful, peaceful spot, the Sherman Library & Gardens is the perfect way to spend an afternoon of serenity. Discover conservatories, walking trails, and a well-appointed research library all located in one charming space.
If you want to support local arts and commerce, discover the Corona del Mar Farmers' Market. Every season, farmers and local artisans gather in this spot to sell their wares, offering the community a unique chance to fill their baskets with the freshest produce available, as well as handmade goods and treats.
You can find Casey Lesher headlining all of these events.
Corona del Mar is served by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, which includes such blue-ribbon schools as:
Corona del Mar High School, Grades 9-12, a highly-rated school with a wealth of programs and extracurricular activities for students
Harbor View Elementary, Grades K-4, top-rated programs and dedicated faculty make this elementary school a local favorite