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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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Western Surfing Association Surf Contest

Salt Creek Beach

The Western Surfing Association (WSA) is the oldest competition surfing association in the USA and, by far, the largest on the West Coast. The WSA, established in 1961, is a California non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting and preserving the sport of surfing through fun, family oriented surf competitions. The WSA will host a Surf Competition […]

Doheny State Beach Cleanup

Doheny State Beach 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA, United States

Join Doheny State Beach Foundation for an Earth Day Beach & Creek Cleanup on Saturday, April 13 at 9:00am. Thank you for bringing along either work or gardening gloves, a refillable water dispenser, and dress for the weather. We will provide reuse trash bags, drinking water and light snacks. Complimentary parking passes are given at […]

Free Tours of US Coast Guard Narwhal Ship

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

The Ocean Institute is thrilled to announce the return of the United States Coast Guard Narwhal ship for an exciting day of free tours on April 13. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to explore the vessel, meets its officers and crew, and participate in a range of maritime activities. From 10am-3pm, guests can embark […]

2024 California Wine Festival

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA, United States

Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Friday, April 19 from 6:30-9pm at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa Guests are invited sip on fine wines and taste a variety of delicacies surrounded by the ocean at the beautiful Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa. This is an elegant VIP event for true fine wine lovers, located […]

Orange County Beach Bocce Championship

Doheny State Beach 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA, United States

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley for their Orange County Beach  Bocce Championship on Saturday, April 20 at Doheny State Beach! Registration begins at 8:00am. First ball is tossed at 9:30am. Come early to learn the rules and how to play. Lunch, drinks, and an event hat will be provided for all […]

Doheny State Beach Earth Day Planting Project

Doheny State Beach 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA, United States

Join Doheny State Beach Foundation for an Earth Day Native Planting Project on Saturday, April 20 at 9:00am. Come help us beautify some planter mounds with a variety of colorful California native plants to attract pollinators to Doheny by providing a vital habitat and nectar source. Thank you for bringing along either work or gardening […]

Event Series Dana Point Farmers Market

Dana Point Farmers Market

La Plaza Park 34111 La Plaza Dana Point, California 92629

The Dana Point Certified Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Enjoy local, organic produce and a large selection of art, jewelry, clothing, handbags, candles, hand-made soaps, and unique one-of-a-kind gifts from craft vendors. The Farmers Market is located adjacent to the Dana Point Plaza in La Plaza Park, Dana Point, California […]

2024 California Wine Festival

Sea Terrace Park 33522 Niguel Road, Dana Point, CA, United States

Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Friday, April 19 from 6:30-9pm at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa Guests are invited sip on fine wines and taste a variety of delicacies surrounded by the ocean at the beautiful Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa. This is an elegant VIP event for true fine wine lovers, located […]

Stand Up To Trash Beach Cleanup

Baby Beach 34445 Ensenada Pl, Dana Point, CA, United States +1 more

What would happen if everyone picked up at least one piece of trash? Join Stand Up To Trash for a day of fun on the water, beach and surrounding areas to cleanup our natural world. 8:00-9:00am Yoga in the grass at Baby Beach 9:00-10:30am Beach Cleanup 10:30 Free Lunch & Learn at Ocean Institute 11:00am Lunch […]

Earth Day Cruise with Dana Wharf

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

Join Dana Wharf Whale Watching on board The OCean Adventure vessel for an Earth Day Sunset Whale Watching on April 21 from 5-7pm. The celebration entails whale watching while cleaning up balloons from the ocean. Each guest will receive a reusable tote bag. Special guest, Vicki Patterson from Stand Up To Trash, will be on […]