Events in Dana Point

Weekend of March 1-3, 2024.  Dana Point Festival of Whales is back!  Come and celebrate one of nature's wonders during the annual California Gray Whale migration as whales and their calves migrate to Alaska but pass right by Dana Point.  Book your room with us early as this popular event fills up quickly.  Our hotel is easy walking distance to Doheny State Beach and (though a bit further) the Dana Point Harbor!  See festivalofwhales.com for information and schedule of events
Weekend of March 1-3, 2024.  Dana Point Festival of Whales is back!  Come and celebrate one of nature's wonders during the annual California Gray Whale migration as whales and their calves migrate to Alaska but pass right by Dana Point.  Book your room with us early as this popular event fills up quickly.  Our hotel is easy walking distance to Doheny State Beach and (though a bit further) the Dana Point Harbor!  See festivalofwhales.com for information and schedule of events
March and April 2024:  Spring Break could be a "Spring Escape" after a long wet winter.  Plan early for this traditional Springtime get-away.  Book early for best room selection.
March 16, 2024 at Dana Point Harbor.  Paddleboard races, this year's Dana Point event is an ICF qualifying race for the world championships to be held in Portugal later this year.  see https://paddleguru.com/races/2024DANAOCEANCHALLENGE for information.
Pacific Coast Highway Dolphins Mural in vibrant colors
The Best Western Plus - Marina Shores Hotel looks forward to welcoming you to Dana Point.