Let the Good Times Roll
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.
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019
Enjoy live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night at OverVue Lounge from 8pm-11pm!
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019
A tempting a la carte brunch and flowing champagne awaits guests every Sunday morning in RAYA. Start with a fresh fruit martini and selection of pastries then enjoy a three-course a la carte menu.
49th Annual Festival of Whales! NEW PARADE ROUTE The 2020 Festival of Whales Parade, March 7 will be held entirely within the Harbor. See map below. The parade will be staged on the west island side of the Harbor near the Dana Point Yacht Club. It will proceed east on Dana Drive toward the RH Dana statue and then (left/north) over the Island Way Bridge to Dana Point Harbor Drive. It will then turn right/east on Dana Point Harbor Drive toward…
In light of yesterday's announcement by Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health advising the postponement or cancelation of public mass gatherings of 250 or more to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), weekend two of the Dana Point Festival of Whales has been canceled. The Harbor and its businesses are open. For Harbor information, please visit www.DanaPointHarbor.com. Whale watching trips will operate as scheduled.
Enjoy live music, summer shopping, outdoor adventures and expanded al fresco dining patios Dana Point Harbor continues to present live music performances throughout the month of September as part of “You, Me + Vitamin Sea,” welcoming the community back to a safe Harbor. Guests can enjoy free live music at select locations throughout the Harbor while indulging in al fresco dining along the water’s edge. Music performances will include a variety of genres including folk, jazz, country, contemporary island music, and…
The BEST Southern California fireworks display is back with a BANG! Join us on Sunday, July 4th at 9:00pm to view this incredible show. The fireworks are shot from a barge on the water, located off the coastline of Doheny State Beach. The music for the show is available on Spotify: bit.ly/DPFireworks
OCEAN INSTITUTE PRESENTS: MARITIME FESTIVAL (formerly Tall Ships Festival) The annual Maritime Festival returns to the Ocean Institute September 10th - 12th, 2021! Schedule of Events Friday September 10th Cannon Battle Sail- 4:00 PM-8:00 PM Sails N’ Ales- Craft Beer, Live Music, and Mermaids (What more could you want)- 6:00 PM-TBD Saturday September 11th Mermaid Breakfast- 8:00 AM-9:30 AM Festival Kickoff- 10:00 AM Mermaid Show- TBD Educational Demonstrations: TBD Ship Tours- 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Beer Garden- 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Live…
The annual Ohana Festival returns to Dana Point! September 24-26, 2021! BUY TICKETS
Never miss the ENCORE! Ohana Festival returns for a 2nd weekend in 2021!! October 1st & 2nd at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point! BUY TICKETS* *Selling out quickly!
The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce presents the Dana Point Lantern District Classic Car & Motorcycle Show! Located on Del Prado Avenue, between Violet Lantern and the Pacific Coast Highway/Del Prado Archway, this event attracts thousands of spectators to enjoy hundreds of custom and classic cars, a motorcycle display, awards, entertainment, food and more. Come for the classic cars and motorcycles, stay for the great dining and shopping.