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Jazz Festival 2018

Don’t miss out on the Ocean Institute Jazz Festival coming up March 2nd and 3rd, 2018! A two-day event combining world class jazz music featuring Jeffrey Osborne, Paul Brown, Michael Paulo and friends with a 5-star dinner.

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The Jazz Festival is the Ocean Institute’s biggest fundraiser of the year and proceeds directly support our Adopt-A-Class program.

Two nights to choose from!

FRIDAY NIGHT

A ‘Taste of Orange County’ with the best local restaurants offering delicious bites from their Executive Chefs.

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Girls in Ocean Science Conference 2018
Top female scientists mentoring the next generation

Top female scientists will be visiting Ocean Institute to mentor the next generation, inspiring middle and high school girls towards futures in science and technology. Each day-long program includes hands-on experience in the Ocean Institute’s labs and aboard their research vessel, the R/V Sea Explorer. One-on-one interaction with female scientist role models motivates girls to embrace their intelligence and pursue careers and degrees in the sciences. 

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Tales from Tall Ships 2017

Tales from Tall Ships 2017
Watch the video for a glimpse back at the fun of Tall Ships Festival 2017

Huge thanks to our presenting sponsor Toshiba and to all of our generous sponsors and community partners who made this event that supports Ocean Institute programs a great success.

Thanks also to the hundreds of visitors over the weekend who came out to Dana Point Harbor in celebration of maritime history, the adventures of sailing and the wonders of the ocean! We are already looking forward to 2018!

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Event Photo Gallery

Browse our photo gallery of special events, programs, and camps at the Ocean Institute.