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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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October 2022

Ocean Institute’s Spooky Seas

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Back this year with new family friendly frights from bioluminescence laser tag to the mad scientist laboratory there’s something fun for the whole family to enjoy! Bats & ghouls – come in costume to participate in our costume contest, trick or treat throughout the night, and enjoy food, drinks, and alcoholic drinks available for purchase. Activities Include: Bioluminescence Laser Tag, Costume Contest, Live Music & DJ Trick or Treating, Artifact Graveyard, Mad Scientist Lab Aquarium Access, Photo Booth, Beer and wine for purchase.   Pricing:…

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Redo Market

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stroll and explore our curated collection of Vintage and an authentic assortment of Makers. Live music, hands on experiences and a selection of food trucks will make it a day for all to enjoy.

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November 2022

Mermade Market

November 2 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 6:00 pm

Mermade Market is a hand curated marketplace with a mission to bring incredible finds from amazing creators to our customers! Our vision is to bring together likeminded lovers of shopping small and thinking big. Mermade Market has become a community staple that motivates our growing team to deliver incredible products to eager fans twice a year, every spring & winter. No matter how you journey through Mermade Market, you’ll arrive at your destination feeling fulfilled, satisfied and happy.

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Veteran’s Day Service

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Presented by the Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934, Ladies Axillary and the City of Dana Point. This service recognizes all Veterans for their service and sacrifice for America. For more information visit http://www.vfwpost9934/

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Dana Point Holiday Bazaar

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Get your holiday shopping done early! This event is held indoors at the Dana Point Community Center and features artisans, crafters, and local businesses with items for purchase. Apply to be a vendor! 100% of the vendor space fee benefits Age Well, Orange County's partner in aging, weekday Dana Point senior lunch program and Meals on Wheels. Free refreshments and raffle prizes. For vendor space information, contact Sandy Rivera at [email protected] or call (949) 496-4252.

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Surfing Santa Contest

November 19 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

The 2022 Surfing Santa Contest will take place at Salt Creek Beach on Saturday, November 19 + Sunday, November 20 We look forward to hitting the waves with you this year once again for an epic surf and SUP contest benefitting Surfers Healing. ​Categories and registration is now live. REGISTER HERE TODAY. For any inquiries, please contact Jenna Goldberg at [email protected]

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Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel to kick off the most wonderful time of the year with their annual holiday open house and tree lighting ceremony.

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SoCal Challenge Men’s Basketball Event

November 21 - November 23
SoCal Challenge Basketball Tournament

SoCal Challenge Men's Basketball Event The SoCal Challenge is a multi-team event featuring eight top Division I men’s college basketball teams. Games will take place on November 21 & 23 and selected games will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network.  The SoCal Challenge is proud to partner with the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa to offer SoCal Challenge attendees special room rates. Learn More - Buy Tickets - Book Hotel Rooms  

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Dana Point Turkey Trot

November 24 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dana Point race

Celebrate the 45th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving Day!  Burn off your pre-Thanksgiving meal calories with a run/walk of a 5K, 10K, 15K Combo, or Kids 1-Mile Gobble Wobble in the beautiful Dana Point Harbor! Registration includes a Commemorative T-Shirt, Medal, Race Bib with Timed Results (Kids Gobble Wobble not timed), and Virtual Goody Bag. Register Now   What's included in registration?  2022 Commemorative T-Shirt 2022 Finisher Medal  Race Bib with timed results (Kids Gobble Wobble does not include timing) …

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Dana Point Farmers Market

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Dana Point Certified Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Enjoy local, organic produce every Saturday plus arts & crafts vendors every 2nd Saturday of the month. The Farmers Market is located adjacent to the Dana Point Plaza in La Plaza Park, Dana Point, California 92629 PCH & Golden Lantern IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT CUSTOMERS BRING THEIR OWN REUSABLE BAGS TO THE DANA POINT FARMERS MARKET!!

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