Arts and Culture

March 5, 6, 12, 13

Art in the Park 10 AM – 5 PM – Local artists along with students from Dana Hills High School will be displaying a variety of works, utilizing unique mediums on the grassy areas at the corner of Island Way and Dana Point Harbor Drive. Live entertainment throughout the day! The Festival’s FREE trolley has a stop in front of “Herb” the topiary whale, adjacent to the display areas.

March 5, 6, 12, 13

Dana Point Fine Arts Association Show & Sale – The Dana Point Fine Arts Association, a nonprofit organization, will host an art show and sale from 9:30 AM to 5 PM. The art will be on display at the Harbor Boardwalk along the boat docks in Mariner’s Village on the east side of the Coffee Importers Espresso Bar and Harpoon Henry’s restaurant. Watercolor, oil, acrylic, colored pencil, pastels and photography by many award-winning local artists will be available for purchase. Dana Point Fine Arts annually donates a portion of the proceeds from the show to Dana Hills High School Art Department. For more info on this exhibit visit their website

March 5, 6

Dana Point Historical Society Walking Tour of Town Center – At 2 PM meet the guide at 34091 Pacific Coast Hwy (corner of Blue Lantern and PCH) for the historic town center Walking Tour. See and hear the stories of commercial buildings, private homes and landmarks c. 1924 to 1939, that represent the city’s early development. A free Walking Tour brochure of Dana Point is included. For more information, call 949-248-8121 or FREE – donations gladly accepted.

Should groups of three or more be interested in a tour the second weekend of the Festival, either March 12 or 13, the Historical Society will take advance reservations. To make a reservation please call the Dana Point Historical Society 949-248-8121 or email Reservations must be made a minimum of three days in advance of the tour.