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Spring Break in Dana Point

March 14, 2018

With perfect weather and scenic views along Southern California’s pristine shoreline, Dana Point is a hot spot for Spring Break vacationers. Whether you are college aged looking to spend some time at the beach, or a family with kids of all ages, you are sure to enjoy the cool California lifestyle. Following are a few suggestions to help plan your Dana Point vacation:

Monarch Beach Resort is offering two weeks of special events for resort guests and locals alike! From Saturday, March 24th through Sunday, April 8th stop by the resort for a variety of activities including: Food & Drink specials, “Miraval Life” in Balance Spa, Kids Club, Adult Fun, and Golf. All activities are open to resort guests, and some are open to non-guests!

For reservations and more information, call the Resort Experience planners at (949) 234-3900 or visit their website.


The California Wine Festival – Orange County will host the two-day celebration of wine and food in the quaint coastal town of Dana Point in Orange County April 20-21, 2018. An evening of rare wine tasting on Friday night, limited to 500 guests, begins with a new and exciting indoor venue at the 4-diamond Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa. Guests will sample rare and reserve super-premium wines selected especially for this popular, sophisticated event.

Wine, food, music, sea and sun. These elements create the quintessential wine tasting experience at the California Wine Festival – Orange County in Dana Point. At this sunny seaside setting, California’s best wineries pour hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view. Experience one of the California’s most popular wine festivals.

The 2018 California Wine Festival – Orange County will benefit The Surfrider Foundation South Orange County Chapter. The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education.

For more information, please visit their website.

Perched 150-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blũ is the perfect Southern California experience to enjoy refreshing hand-crafted beverages, small plates and a little slice of heaven on earth! Starting in April, they will have live music Friday and Saturday nights from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – weather permitting. While you are there, enjoy a viewing of contemporary and modern works of art on select evenings presented by Dawson Cole Fine Art. Evenings on select dates: April 5, 6, 7, 19, 20, 21

For more information, please visit their website.

Headlined by The Offspring, the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival is a day filled with craft beer, tasty gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre-style wrestling and live music! The festival will feature up to four hours of craft beer tastings featuring over 100 craft beers, including some of the best local favorites. Festival hours will be 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM (VIP entry is noon) on April 7th at Doheny State Beach. This event is for guests 21 years and up. General Admission and VIP tickets will be available for purchase. All tickets include craft beer tasting and access to view the music stage. Accommodations for this event are provided by the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach.

You can purchase tickets and get more information on their website.