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Catch the Dana Point Festal of Whales

March 5th, 2016

 

Travelers to Anaheim in March are in for a real treat! The annual Dana Point Festival of Whales takes place the first two weekends and promises the best opportunity to see whales migrating between Alaska and Mexico. During the peak of migration season, between 50 and 80 whales pass through this coastal California town each day.

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The event kicks off with a parade on March 5th, and culminates in free parking and water taxis the entire day. However, you’ll want to book your cruise tickets soon. From the staple two-hour expedition to a yacht outing, there are options for every type of sailor and whale lover.

Whale-Sized Fun

Stroll around the Dana Point area and indulge in the freshest seafood in Anaheim. Vendors will be on site both weekends, offering treats and snacks that are unique to Anaheim. Stroll along the trail from the bluffs to the coast, a leisurely three miles that’s suitable for nearly all ages and abilities.

Spotting the whales can take a little practice, which is why it’s best to have a tour guide to show you the way. They might be the biggest creatures on the planet, but they’re on a mission and move fast. Want to see them in action? Check out the festival!

 

Feeling A Little Irish This Weekend?

March 15th, 2014

St. Patrick's DayWe all want the luck of the Irish and to be kissed and this is just the weekend for it. St. Patrick’s Day weekend is upon us and we have some celebrations to help you to get into the spirit.

The Orange County Market Place is hosting their 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Green Festival on Sunday, March 16 from 10am to 4pm. With a double meaning to ‘green celebration’ this festival not only leaves you feeling a little Irish, but it puts a spotlight on eco-friendly living. Activities range from the Haute Trash Fashion Show sporting the best of fashion made from none other than trash to face painting to a scavenger hunt. Enjoy entertainment from Abbit O’Blarney the Trash Talking Leprechaun, Irish dance performances and live music. Gourmet food trucks will be serving green and Irish dishes on their menus and you can even grab a green mint ice cream cone from the Cone Corner. Admission is FREE with a donation of your old pair of eye glasses. Everything thing here is fun with a cause so bring the whole family for a day of fun celebration and activities. More details can be found at  http://www.ocmarketplace.com/contents/Entertainment.aspx along with a coupon for your free ice cream cone.