Dana Point 4th of July 2016: Fireworks, Parking and Trolleys!

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The City of Dana Point is a great location for your 4th of July celebrations!
South OC Beaches has all the information to help you have a great 4th of July in Dana Point!

Dana Point annual Firwork Show from Dana Point Harbor can be viewed from many locations throughout the city.
Ocean sports, Catalina Island Express, shopping, dining, music and more is on hand every day in Dana Point.
Dana Point Harbor and the surrounding areas will be busy all day.

Dana Point: It’s A Day at the Beach!

Doheny State Beach July 4 2016 Park Hours are 6:00am to 10:00pm
Please remember that no firecrackers or fireworks are permitted in the park, and alcoholic drinking is prohibited.
Doheny State Beach is located at 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point.

Beach Trolleys: Sustainable Transportation Solutions For Beach Traffic

Dana Point Trolley on 4th of July 2016
You can ride the Dana Point Free Trolley to the Laguna Beach Trolley.
The Trolleys connect at The Ritz Carlton Dana Point.

Ride the Laguna Beach Trolley to Laguna Art Festivals

Sawdust Art Festival July 4 2016 at 10:00am

Art A Fair Free 4th of July Free Admission: Opens at 10:00am

Dana Point Harbor Fireworks Viewing Locations July 4 2016

A flyover by the Condor Squadron, consisting of four AT-6 aircraft World War II trainers will take place along the Orange County Coastal Area with the flyover at Dana Point at 6:20pm to 6:25pm.

The City of Dana Point, The Dana Point Harbor Association and its sponsors are proud to present a July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza.
This year’s show is anticipated to be one of the largest celebrations in Orange County.

You can view it from virtually anywhere in Dana Point Harbor.
Dana Point Harbor is located at 34624 Golden Lantern Street.
Two of the most popular locations are Heritage Park located at 34400 Old Golden Lantern and Lantern Bay Park located at 25111 Park Lantern Road.
Both parks are located on the cliffs above Dana Point Harbor.

You can also view Fireworks from many of Dana Point restaurants and areas within the Harbor, including the Island area, the bridge, Baby Beach, the wharf and off Puerto Place.

Dana Point Harbor Cruises are available.
The Ocean Institute is offering a Harbor Cruise 4th of July 2016.

Gather the family and friends, tune your radio to KSBR 88.5 FM and look toward the skies over Doheny State Beach and experience this patriotic extravaganza.

The fireworks are synchronized to a captivating musical score….if you haven’t heard the music with the fireworks, you’re only getting half the experience!

Bring your radio to your favorite viewing spot and tune it to 88.5FM KSBR!

Dana Point 4th of July Sustainability Transportation Solutions: Trolleys and Shuttles

Dana Point Locals: You can walk and bike to your favorite viewing spot to avoid the annual parking difficulties!

8:00am to Midnight:
FREE shuttle buses will make round trips from Dana Hills High School to Dana Point Harbor from 10:00 a.m. thru 11:30pm.
Dana Hills High School is located at 33333 Golden Lantern Street.
The shuttle drop offs at Golden Lantern Street and Dana Point Harbor Drive.
Dana Point Harbor is located at 34555 Golden Lantern Street.

The last pick up before the fireworks show from Dana Hills High School will be suspend at 9:00pm.

The shuttles will then line up and wait for the fireworks to finish and then will load up and continue drop offs to the high school until 11:30pm.

The last shuttle will leave the harbor at 11:00pm.

10:00am to 8:00pm: Free Harbor Shuttle servicing the Harbor area only.
The harbor shuttle will help move people around in the Harbor area.
Those stops will be Visitor Center, Baby Beach / OC Sailing & Events Center, Island Way, West Island, East Island, Dana Point Marina Inn, Harbor Retail/Restaurant Area.

Dana Point Trolley on 4th of July 2016
You can take the shuttle to Dana Point Harbor.

7:30pm: Harbor closes to personal vehicles.
Buses will be allowed entry to harbor.
10:30pm (approx.) Harbor access will reopen.

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