Ocean Institute Kicks Off 11th Annual Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle

Press Release

Dana Point, CA – Tickets will be on sale beginning July 7 for the 11th annual Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle, which benefits the Ocean Institute and participating nonprofit organizations. Ticket buyers will have the chance to win a beautiful, $1.2 million Laguna Beach home or $1 million in cash, winner’s choice.

The Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle is the most successful home raffle in California, said raffle director Doug Abramson: “We’ve awarded the Grand Prize every year, plus millions of dollars of other prizes.”

Tickets are $150 and only 20,000 tickets will be sold. In addition to the Grand Prize, $190,000 in cash and other prizes will be awarded, including two new luxury Lexus car leases, a dream vacation to Barbados, Fiji or Paris or $10,000; an Australia & New Zealand Expedition or $10,000; $1,000, $1,500 & $2,000 South Coast Plaza shopping sprees and stays at the elegant Montage Laguna Beach Resort.

The deadline to enter the first Early Bird drawing is Thursday, August 20. Early Bird ticket buyers are provided additional chances to win extra prizes and cash while still qualifying for the Grand Prize drawing at the Ocean Institute in November. Buy multiple tickets or refer your friends to buy tickets and you’ll have additional chances to win.

“The home raffle has produced thousands of happy winners, and has raised crucial funding that benefits the 115,000 school children whom the Ocean Institute serves every year,” continued Abramson.

To purchase tickets and for information on the raffle, please call (949) 542-3600 or visit www.ocean-institute.org. The 2015 Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle is registered with the California Attorney General’s Office.


The Ocean Institute is an ocean education center that offers in-depth Marine Science, Maritime History and Outdoor Education programs. The facility includes state-of-the-art teaching labs, the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, two historic tallships, and an oceanographic research vessel. Immersion-based field trips range from one-hour science labs to multi-day programs at sea. All programs are designed to maximize immersion, spark curiosity, and inspire a deep commitment to learning. Ocean-based exhibits are open to the public seven days a week. Visitors can explore the underwater world while participating in fun activities designed to indulge ocean curiosity. Throughout the year, the Ocean Institute also offers organized family programs, summer camps, cruises, tallship sails, and other unique events including our annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival and the Festival of Whales.

Address: 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629
Website: www.ocean-institute.org
Phone: (949) 496-2274

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