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Whale of a Beach Clean Up

March 11, 2017 9 AM to Noon

Celebrate the return of the majestic gray whales by getting the debris off the beach and out of the creek before it washes out to sea.  Join us from 9 AM to Noon.  We meet at the Lifeguard Headquarters by San Juan Creek.  Please bring work gloves and earth-friendly trash bags (like paper shopping bags).

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Mother Earth Beach, Creek, and Park Cleanup

April 15, 2017

Let’s clean the beach!!! Doheny’s main beach, in front of the camp grounds, and around San Juan Creek Thank you for bringing along working gloves and a biodegradable trash bag (like a shopping bag).  Meeting location: Lifeguard headquarters. Thank you for loving that Earth!

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Native Planting Project

April 22, 2017

An Earth Day Event!  We will be planting an assortment of native plants, shrubs and trees around the park.  Doheny wishes to warmly thank the California State Parks Foundation for supporting this project.  Thank you for bringing you work gloves and your favorite shovel.

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Southern California Woodie Club and Car Show

April 29, 2017 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Start your springtime Southern California style by visiting the annual Woodie Club and Car Show at Doheny State Beach! Woodies start lining up the south day-use area at dawn and begin departing in the mid-afternoon. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled day!    

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May 12, 2017 9:30 PM

Join us for a great interpretive program in Picnic Areas A and B at 9:30 PM, then off to the beach to hopefully see the grunion hit the sand about 11 PM (remember, grunion don’t read tide books or grunion run schedules, but the last few years we’ve hit them every time).  This is a […]

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Doheny Blues Festival

May 20, 2017 11:00 am - 10 pm

Enjoy this 2-day blues music festival on the beautiful north day-use lawn of Doheny State Beach.  Please visit http://dohenybluesfestival.com/ for further details on this event.  Thank you for purchasing your tickets in the Doheny Visitor Center as proceeds benefit Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association that supports the many interpretive programs in our park.

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4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

July 4, 2017

Whether you come for a day at the beach and the evening fireworks display, or just for the amazing fireworks extravaganza launched from the barge off shore, this is a great 4th of July tradition.

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