Friday (3-9p), Saturday (10a-6p) and Sunday (12-6p) the entire herd will be showcased at Doheny State Beach for a meet and greet with the elephants – and even some of the artists – in an open-air public celebration welcoming the event to the U.S..
DP Elephant event listing
For 10 weeks, each elephant finds its unique home throughout Dana Point – including local parks, public beaches, at Dana Point Harbor and on the property of The Resorts of Dana Point.
Held at Lantern Bay Park, this free public event brings the collective herd gets back together one last time.
PUBLIC VIEWING DAYS — Saturday 11/9 through Thursday 11/14
Over 3 dozen life-size baby elephants are on display as the artworks are available to see anytime during the day throughout the eight-day public viewing.
COMMUNITY GOODBYE — Friday 11/15 (12-6p)
The host city will come together as local residents and community members— led by City Councilmembers and local leaders — say goodbye to the pretty pachyderms.
FINAL FAREWELL — Saturday 11/16 (10a-6p)
Celebrate with steadfast supporters with live music, artist interviews, exclusive merchandise sales and creative workshops throughout the day.
Experience a unique charity auction in an exceptional ambience and with special guests and Indian-inspired fare. Select elephants from the herd will be auctioned to raise money for The Asian Elephant Foundation and their efforts supporting various projects across Asia.
Enjoy the phenomenal ocean view and champagne during a ‘Goodbye to the Elephants’. The last time all the statues are together before they are escorted to their new homes. Follow the elephant trail inside to the ‘Indian Mela’ where the acclaimed chefs will surprise you with the very finest Asian-fusion delicacies, and our celebrity hosts educate the audience on the dramatic plight of the Asian elephant.
REGISTRATION FEE: $175 per person or $ 300 for a pair
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SPECIAL OFFER: Through November 16, submit an auction pre-bid for your favorite elephant (minimum $3,000) and receive 2 FREE tickets to the Grand Auction!
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The Green event will include all things surf: exhibits, demonstrations, environmental education, surf star autograph signings, tandem, outrigger & SUP exhibitions for all ages! Come down to Doheny State Beach and experience the fun for yourself.