Enjoy an intimate and unique 5-course gourmet experience from local world-class resorts while listening and dancing to smooth jazz! This gala evening is very special with limited seating for a lucky few. Don’t miss out on an opportunity for fine dining and fantastic jazz in this incredible setting.
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception Cocktail and passed canapés
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. World Class Jazz Performance & Live Auction
The Jazz Festival is the Ocean Institute’s biggest fundraiser of the year and proceeds directly support our Adopt-A-Class program..
Adopt-A-Class gives underserved students the life-changing opportunity of being immersed in hands-on STEM education at the Ocean Institute. Enjoy gourmet food, top jazz musicians and a beautiful sunset over Dana Point Harbor while knowing you are contributing to critical education for under-served children.
Monarch Beach Resort has generously partnered with us for Jazz 2018 to create a very special Festival of fabulous food and five star service! We are very grateful to Monarch Beach Resort’s commitment to the Ocean Institute, and to our community, and we encourage our guests to visit this local treasure. Executive Chef Collin Thorton’s talent will lend itself in creating two amazing courses at Saturday’s Night’s gala dinner!