Become One With Nature

The Dana Point Festival of Whales gives you an opportunity to marvel at some of the planet’s most majestic creatures. The event will be held this upcoming weekend in addition to next weekend, giving you some visit options. The Festival, now in its 48th rendition, combines a parade and street fair in addition to letting you venture out into the sea to do some whale watching.

Watch Some Whales

Taken from the Dana Point Festival of Whales website: “Excursions depart every hour, on the hour, from 8 AM to 4 PM during the Festival weekends and every trip is approx. 2 hours. Prices: Adults $45, Senior and Military $35, Children 3-12 years $29, Children 2 and under are always FREE. Use promo code Fow19 save $10 off all tickets excludes special 8am and 4pm trips. For reservations call 888-224-0603 or check out our schedule and purchase online.”

So not only can you check out some typical, fun parade and street fair action, you can make your way onto the water as well. The event will contain musical performances and some tasty food. There’s a special clam chowder cook-off that I am particular excited about.

The Festival Events

A full listing of festival events can be found right here. 

You’ll be able to participate in an Arts & Culture Festival and Historical Walking Tour of Dana Point in addition to everything else previously mentioned. Take advantage of this chance to find out more about the “Whale Capital of the West.”

Photo By David Bro/For The Orange County Register.