Explore Local Dana Point Events & Happenings
From Shoreline Festivals to Holiday Jubilee
Whether you love tall ships, live music or the peace of quiet of nature, Dana Point has something for visitors every day of the year. Maybe it’s the gorgeous weather year-round or the friendly local spirit, but Dana Point sweeps up all who visit in fabulous events like live music festivals, vibrant seasonal celebrations, awesome professional surfing competitions and more. Browse eclectic shops and farmers' markets. Head out on a whale watching charter during whale migration season, catch a sailing regatta or watch 4th of July fireworks explode high over Dana Point Harbor.
Join in on two fun-filled weekends, March 7 & 8 and March 14 & 15, 2020 as Dana Point celebrates the 49th anniversary of its Festival of Whales.
Photo courtesy: "Festival of Whales" / Visit Dana Point
Every September the Dana Point Harbor becomes a forest of stately wooden ships during the annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival, the largest gathering of historic sailing ships on the West Coast.
Photo courtesy: "Toshiba Tall Ships Festival" / Visit Dana Point
Dana Point's Ohana Music Festival thrives off pairing good music with good vibes. The artists lineup showcases the best of indie, surfer rock, and alternative music.
Photo credit: "OhanaSep18-15" by Raph_PH is licensed under CC-BY 2.0.
A popular tradition in Orange County, this race gives you gorgeous views of Dana Point Harbor while also supporting local charities. With a variety of runs for different skill levels, you’re sure to have a fantastic time!
Photo courtesy: Captivating Sports