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Picnic Areas A and B Group

  • Size requirement of 100 – 500 people per area
  • Area A has 30 picnic tables and three shade canopies.
  • Area B has 20 picnic tables and two shade canopies.
  • Click for photos of the Picnic Areas A & B

Each area has one large fire ring, one large BBQ grill, sink, counters, cold drink bin and electrical outlets (15 -20 amp).

Alcohol may be consumed at sites A and B with the completion of an Alcohol Waiver Form that is available at Doheny State Beach or by clicking here Alcohol Waiver Form The non-refundable alcohol waiver fees are $425.00 for site A and $325.00 for site B.

Non-Refundable Reservation Fees (Per Day):

June 1 through September 30

Mon-Thur Friday Sat-Sun
Area A $425 $850 $1300
Area B $325 $650 $950

October 1 through May 31

Mon-Thur Friday Sat-Sun
Area A $425 $525 $750
Area B $325 $425 $550

Group Reservations

Click here for Reservation and Event Form

Click here for Credit Card Authorization Form

Reservations may be made up to seven months in advance.  An area is not reserved until the reservation paperwork and the full reservation fees are received at Doheny State Beach.  Reservations may be made in person or mailed to:

Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629.

  • All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A $50 processing fee will be charged to all groups requesting a change in date or site once the reservation has been booked.
  • Requests for transfers of date or site must be made in writing 30 days or more prior to the booked picnic date or they will not be accepted.
  • No reservations are accepted for Memorial Day, July 4th, or Labor Day.
  • FAXed or email requests cannot be accepted. 
  • We accept cash, checks, and Master Card or Visa credit cards (sorry, no American Express).
  • Click here for Credit Card Authorization Form

Send inquiries to

The Doheny State Beach picnic reservation information phone line is (949) 496-3617. Email address: