Dana Point Festival of Whales 2021

Sat Mar 6, 2021
Various times
All ages
Admission free; fees for some activities
Dana Point

50th anniversary Dana Point Festival of Whales is presented as a hybrid mix of in-person (with social distancing, mandatory masks, and attendance limits) and virtual events. 

The Festival of Whales celebrates migrating whales who use Dana Point's headland as a landmark on their journey southward.

Whale watching excursions have been, and are expected to continue, operating out of Dana Point with COVID protocols in place to provide viewing in a safe and socially-distanced manner. Other festival events will be tailored to adhere to health restrictions and additions to the schedule continue to be made.

The website has a schedule of virtual and in-person activities.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid, large group events (Parade, Concert & BBQ, Clam Chowder Cook-off, Cardboard Classic & Dinghy Dash, Sand Sculpting Contest, Ocean Awareness Day, Street Fair, Kids’ Fun Zone, Car & Boat Shows, etc.) are not being held this year.


** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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