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Doheny Blues Festival 2016 Annual Event

Recognized as one of the top blues music festivals in the nation, The Doheny Blues Festival features non-stop music on three alternating stages, plus tasty food, micro brew sampling, eclectic vendors and family fun.

This years festival will be held on May 2015

Doheny State Park park offers overnight camping and a spacious waterfront grass park. Two main stages are placed at opposite ends of the grass field, with a third stage, The Back porch, in its own tree lined bowl, which offers intimate sets of music during the weekend.

The Doheny Blues Festival uses the Event Band System, a smart wristband that serves as both your festival ticket and electronic wallet. As in previous years Doheny attendees are required to wear a wristband during the event.

The Food Court at Doheny Blues will include a variety of vendors; everything from BBQ ribs, cajun sausage to vegetarian pitas. Beverages of all types will be available, including beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcohol drinks. All food and beverage will be purchased with your wrist band or an event card.
Doheny Blues Festival
Doheny Blues Festival
Vendor Village is strewn throughout the entire lawn at Doheny State Beach and consists of 50+ different "storefronts," everything from hand-crafted art to hats and merchandise.

Gates open at 11:00 a.m. May 2016. One day tickets are $60.00, weekend pass is $110.00. Single day ticket at the gate, if available, will cost $70.00.

Parking is available at Doheny State Park with additional Parking is available at Dana Hills High School with shuttle service running continuously through the day. Parking is free at Dana Hills High School, but the shuttle is $5 per person round-trip.

Celebrating its 18th year, the Doheny Blues Festival has become a nationally-recognized music event due to it’s scenic location and world-class performers, including B.B. King, The Black Crowes, Bonnie Raitt, John Fogerty, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Etta James, and many others.

Doheny features 3 stages of music over 2 days, and draws an average of 30,000 visitors to Dana Point for the weekend.
Dana Point Hotels Deals some hotels may offer a "Call Center Exclusive" rate. 1-877-300-6138

Doubletree Guest Suites Doheny Beach
Doubletree Guest Suites Doheny Beach is within walking distance of the Doheny Blues Festival. 195 suites some with ocean views. Enjoy a meal at Tresca restaurant or If you're just in the mood for drinks fourth floor patio lounge Vivo Bar.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dana Point Harbor within walking distance of the Doheny Blues Festival. free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Start your day with a warm,complimentary Express Start Breakfast.

Dana Point Marina Inn
Dana Point Marina Inn affordable and easy walking distance to the blues festival. Located in the harbor this hotels surrounded by restaurants. Room rates start at $80.96 a night. Book early for festival rooms.
Nearby Doheny Blues Festival:
Laguna Beach
San Clemente State Beach
Dana Point Harbor
San Clemente
San Onofre State Beach
Laguna Beach one of beautiful California beach town.
San Clemente State Beach day use, camping and surfing.
Dana Point Harbor fishing and whale watching trips.
San Clemente popular with surfers sunbathers.
San Onofre State Beach campgrounds and miles beach.
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