Jazz Festival


Jazz Festival 2019
March 29 & 30, 2019

Featuring Grammy Award Winner Deniece Williams & more!

Friday tickets on sale now:  Purchase Tickets

Friday Concert:  Enjoy small bites from the best local restaurants.  Mix and mingle while enjoying hosted bars, a silent auction and more.

Saturday Jazz Gala:  A four-course gala dinner presented by the Executive Chefs from Monarch Beach Resort, The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Montage Laguna Beach, and The Laguna Cliffs Marriott.​

Saturday Tables: To purchase a table, email or call Jill Kennedy at 949 496 2274 ext 345 | Jkennedy@oceaninstitute.org

Coming for the weekend?, or have a stay-cation! Monarch Beach Resort are offering Jazz Festival guests a special rate. Secure your stay here, limited space available. 


For sponsorship opportunities, contact Emma Opie at eopie@oceaninstitute.org


The 2019 Jazz Festival is proudly sponsored by Monarch Beach Resort


A Special Thanks to our Sponsors!
Jazz Festival 2019 Partners

Premier Catering Sponsor

Jazz Festival Benefits Adopt-A-Class

Jazz Festival Benefits Adopt-A-Class
Enjoy World-Class Jazz to Benefit Kids in Need

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.