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Special Events

Movies in the Park - Friday, June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th - 8:00pm

Snack Bar Items: Hot and cold beverages, snacks and candy available to purchase. Proceeds benefit a local Dana Point School or Non-Profit Organization. FREE Popcorn!

June 3rd - Inside Out (PG)

June 10th - The Good Dinosaur (PG)

June 17th - Pan (PG)

June 24th - Minions (PG)

For more information please call 949-248-3530

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza - Monday, July 4th, 2016 - 9:00pm

Don’t miss one of South Orange County’s best aerial fireworks displays right here in your own back yard! Gather the family and friends, tune your radio to KSBR 88.5FM, look toward the skies over Doheny State Beach and experience this patriotic extravaganza.

The fireworks are synchronized to a captivating musical score….if you haven’t heard the music with the fireworks, you’re only getting half the experience! Bring your radio to your favorite viewing spot and tune it to 88.5FM KSBR!


This event is co-sponsored by Dana Wharf Sport Fishing. See the fireworks and beautiful harbor lights from the ocean on the sport fishing boat Sum Fun! Refreshments are provided; bring a folding chair if you wish to sit. Boat boards at 7:30 p.m. (note parking concerns listed at the left) and returns at 10:00 p.m. Boat departs from Dana Wharf Sport Fishing (in the harbor in front of Turks’). To register complete the registration form in this publication and mail form and payment to "City of Dana Point, 34052 Del Obispo St., Dana Point, CA 92629. Online registration not available for this trip. For more information call (949) 248-3530.

#9334 Adults- 18-54 Years: $25

#9334 Seniors- 55+ and Youth 4-17 Yrs: $10

#9334 Children 3 Yrs. & Under: FREE (must register though)


Watch the spectacular fireworks display on board the Dana Pride from Dana Wharf Sport Fishing & Whale Watching. You will enjoy a Festive Dinner & Cruise, Monday, July 4th from 7:30pm to the conclusion of the fireworks, at approximately 9:30pm. BBQ buffet, featuring all your favorites and dessert. Contact Dana Wharf Sport Fishing & Whale Watching for pricing and to sign up. Space is limited and all reservation require pre-payment. Fireworks cruise without dinner also available. (949) 496-5794, ext. 7 or


Avoid the traffic jam! If you’re headed to the Harbor to view the fireworks, you’re not alone! Visitors from all over Southern California flock to Dana Point each year for this summer tradition. Local residents are encouraged to bike or walk to their favorite viewing spot to avoid the annual parking difficulties. FREE shuttle buses will make round trips from Dana Hills High School to Dana Point Harbor from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Please note that the last shuttle leaves the harbor at 11:00 p.m. If you must drive, plan ahead. Parking lots at Doheny State Beach and Dana Point Harbor fill up very early. Personal vehicle access to the harbor closes at 7:30 p.m.; only buses will be allowed in during the closure. Harbor access will reopen after the fireworks show traffic has cleared out (approx. 10:30 p.m.).

For more information call the Recreation Department at (949) 248-3530.

Summer Concert Series - Sunday, July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st and August 7th, 14th, 21st

Sea Terrace Park - Pacific Coast Highway @ Niguel Road

July 10th - Skynryd Reloaded and Southbound: Celebrating the Music of the Allman Brothers 

July 17th - Lights Touring- Performing the Music of Journey & More and BOSTYX with David Victor formerly of Boston

July 24th - Trisha Freeman Band and Peaceful Easy Eagles Tribute

July 31st - Fan Halen and Led ZepAgain

August 7th - Raymond Michael's Casino Super Stars - Elvis, Tom & Englebert and Hot August Night A Tribute to Neil Diamond

August 14th - Brent Payne and Craig Wayne Boyd - Country Artist & The Voice Winner Season 7

Heritage Park - 34400 Old Golden Lantern

August 21st - Savor the Band and The Fabulous Ultra Tones

For more information call the Recreation Department at (949) 248-3530






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