Ocean Institute to Host Bridal Show

Press Release

DANA POINT, CA – The Ocean Institute will host a Bridal Show on Sunday, April 17, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the Ocean Institute grounds, which are available to rent as a wedding venue, and meet some of Orange County’s best caterers and wedding vendors.

The Ocean Institute is a unique waterfront wedding venue that can hold up to 200 people in an indoor/outdoor setting yet still maintain its lovely intimate feel.  In 2015, it was voted Dana Point’s best wedding/special event venue.  Your guests can dance under the stars, warm themselves by the fire pit and hear the crashing waves on the jetty while enjoying the protection of a large indoor ballroom facility. Booking dates are available in 2016 and 2017.

Admission is free.  Register online at www.ocean-institute.org.


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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