Marina Park

Marina Park will set the stage for Opening Night of the Parade with festive live entertainment and more…

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

  • 6:00 – 6:15 PM
    • Tree Lighting – 23 foot “Tree of Hope” decorated with
      white lights and gold ribbons, representing children
      undergoing treatment for cancer and those who have
      passed due to childhood cancer
    • Opening Night Fireworks
  • 6:30 PM Booths Open
    • Cruiser’s Pizza – Pizza
    • Lighthouse Café – Gourmet Sliders. Beignets, Coffee, Hot Chocolate
    • Nothing Bundt Cakes – Assorted Bundtinis
    • Fun including caricature artists and face painting
  • 6:20 – 8:35 PM Live Performance by Featured Artists from NBC’s hit series “The Voice”
    • Kylie Rothfield – Crafting songs that combine elements of soul, blues and pop,
      Kylie’s music is unique, honest, and expressive. Although her vocal ability is
      undeniable, she is also an accomplished self-taught guitarist. In July of 2015,
      Kylie signed a publishing deal with Terrorbird Media and Elephant Lady
      Records/Kyle Andrews. Together, they had 5 placements on national television
      in their first year together (NBC, E!, ABC, MTV). She also recently gained a
      sponsorship/endorsement deal with Epiphone and is currently playing full-band
      shows around the country and writing for her next project.
    • Adam Wakefield – All country. All soul. All the gospel of Rock & Roll. An artist
      committed to musical excellence, Adam Wakefield finished second overall on
      Season 10 of The Voice and became the highest charting artist on The Voice
      Season 10. His original song, “Lonesome, Broken and Blue” hit No. 1 on the
      iTunes Top 100 songs chart and boasted the season’s top debut on Billboard’s
      Hot 100 chart, entering at No. 73. The single, which Adam wrote, also arrived as
      his highest charting (No. 14) of nine entries on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs.
      Aside from The Voice, Adam has shared the stage as a musician with country
      artists Chris Cagle, Lee Brice, Keith Anderson, Michelle Wright, and more.
      During the 2016 CMA Fest, Adam performed alongside the Oak Ridge Boys,
      Maren Morris, Steven Tyler and more as part of Marty Stuart’s Annual Late Night
    • Will Champlin – Born and raised in Los Angeles into a musical family, Will
      Champlin holds his own from playing Piano on Michael Jackson’s last record,
      reaching top 3 of season 5 of THE VOICE, to most recently co-writing ‘Wolves’
      from One Directions ‘Made in The AM’ record. After graduating from Berklee
      College of Music, Will toured as a musician with the likes of Santana, Billy Ray
      Cyrus, to Glen Frey of the ‘Eagles’ and more. His songwriting work on Heather
      Headley’s 2010 “Audience of One” earned him 2 Grammy wins. Propelled by a
      loyal & amazing fan base known as “The #Champs” Will was able to reach the
      Billboard hot 100 with his rendition of “At Last. In July of 2014 Will released his
      Record known as ‘Borrowing Trouble’ which is available for download which
      features ‘Heat Of Passion’ used for HBO’s 2014 fall preview, and ‘Eye of the
      Pyramid’ in which he returned to the Voice stage. Champlin is always sharpening
      his arrows of creativity to hit the bulls eye and make his mark in the world of
  • 8:40 PM 2016 Newport Beach Annual Christmas Parade of Lights arrives
  • 9:00 PM Event concludes