UPDATE: Due to weather safety concerns, the parade and outdoor festival have been canceled, but some other activities will continue. Check the Facebook Page for details.
It's full-on whale season in Southern California and the city of Dana Point in Orange County is celebrating with the Dana Point Festival of Whales for two weekends, March 1-2 and 8-9, 2014. A sampling of the many events includes a parade, street fair, car show, scavenger hunt, sand sculpting, interpretive nature hike, marine mammal lecture series, movies, music, sailing and stand-up paddling lessons, tall ship sails, and of course, whale watching.
For a full schedule and directions, visit www.dpfestivalofwhales.com.
- Book a Discount Whale Watching Tour in Dana Point
- Guide to Whale Watching in Southern California
- Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Whale Tour Photos
Photo courtesy of Dana Point Festival of Whales