Festival of Whales

Welcome to the Dana Point
Festival of Whales!

Thanks for celebrating with us! Join us next year for two fun-filled weekends, March 7 & 8 and 14 & 15, 2020 as we celebrate our 49th anniversary.

Read more about artist Mika Denny and the Festival of Whales Logo History


In light of the announcement by Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health advising the postponement or cancelation of public mass gatherings of 250 or more to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), weekend two of the Dana Point Festival of Whales has been canceled.

Dana Point Harbor and its businesses are open. For Harbor information visit DanaPointHarbor.com or call 949.388.3663.

Whale watching trips will operate as scheduled. For information regarding your booked whale watching trip, or to book a whale watching trip, please contact the chosen whale watching company directly. 

Wishing you health and happiness and to see you back in Dana Point next year for the 50th annual Festival of Whales.