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Let the Good Times Roll

Dana Point Events

Dana Point events range from rocking music festivals on the beach to surfing competitions. Good times and good vibes can be found nightly at Dana Point bars and music venues. Head to one of our oceanfront resorts for their iconic events like Yappy Hour—a shindig for you and your furry friend. Stroll the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings or take a walk through history at the Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center.

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Cinco De Mayo Harbor Cruise with Capt. Dave’s

Capt. Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari 24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA, United States

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a fun 2-hour harbor cruise in charming Dana Point Harbor aboard Captain Dave's upscale power catamaran, Hoku Nai'a. Cruise Highlights: Authentic catered tacos or cheese quesadillas with rice & beans Two free margaritas Live music by Trio Mariachi Capri Tour of picturesque Dana Point Harbor Upscale power catamaran with seating […]

Dana Wharf Whale Watching 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA, United States

Treat Mom to a relaxing a two hour Coastal Cruise aboard the Ocean Adventures Catamaran with Dana Wharf Whale Watching on Sunday, May 12 at 10:00am. This trip will depart Dana Point Harbor and cruise up the coastline to Laguna Beach. MOMosas, Champagne, fresh seasonal fruit, juices, pastries and muffins will be served. Book Reservation

Cosmic Creek Surf Festival & Concert

Salt Creek Beach

Save the date! The Cosmic Creek Surf Festival + Concert returns June 1 - 2, 2024 at Salt Creek Beach. Join the fun at this community event paying homage to the more alternative, experimental era of surfing's history. Cosmic Creek is open to the public and a true gathering of legends, groms, craftsmen, and storytellers. […]

NSSA Surfing Competition

Salt Creek Beach

Save the date! The National Scholastic Surfing Association's (NSSA) Surfing Competition returns June 14-16, 2024 at Salt Creek Beach. More information will be available at

Father’s Day Dinner Cruise with Dana Wharf

Dana Wharf Whale Watching 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA, United States

Treat your Dad to a proper Father’s Day and join Dana Wharf on the Dana Pride for a coastline dinner cruise he won’t soon forget on Sunday, June 16 from 6-8pm. Enjoy a unique evening of fun on the water, complete with live music, a BBQ dinner, and a full cash bar! Listen & Boogie to […]

Event Series Maritime Festival

Maritime Festival

Ocean Institute 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA, United States

The Ocean Institute's Maritime Festival celebrates California's rich maritime history and our connection to the ocean September 13-15, 2024! This is a fun filled weekend event with visiting Tall Ships, Cannon Battles, Beer Gardens, Mermaids Swim Show, Pirate School, Live Music, Reenactors and Sailor Camp, Vendors, Food Trucks and more. For more information and a […]