DRIFTWOOD at Doheny State Beach is an afternoon of country music, craft beer and top notch BBQ at the scenic Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA. Festival attendees will roam throughout the lush grass areas of Doheny State Beach, right off the shore of the Pacific Ocean, touching the sand.
Playing host to several California breweries and beyond, festival-goers that are over 21 years old will show up early to receive their complimentary DRIFTWOOD tasting glass to enjoy unlimited complimentary tastings from 1pm-4pm (VIP Early Admission will be from Noon-4pm)
After 4pm Driftwood will be open for all ages.
Children under 7 are free with an adult festival ticket holder after 4pm.
Locally sourced food trucks and restaurants will be on site to serve great artisan nibbles!
DRIFTWOOD will have several beers cocktails and other drinks on hand to serve you drinks to purchase.
The Festival Area boasts a sprawling grassy area with several shaded seating spots to relax in all day long.
In addition to 100's of craft beers to taste, the music stage is jammed packed full of amazing country music for you to enjoy. Scheduled to perform are Chase Rice, Kip Moore, Frankie Ballard, Dan + Shay, A Thousand Horses, Maddie & Tae, Cassadee Pope, Canaan Smith, Lit, Raelynn and Caroline Jones.
General admission tickets start at $49
VIP lounge tickets (including Early Entry for tastings and front of stage access) starts at $129.
To Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, exit the 5 Freeway at the Pacific Coast Highway/Highway 1/ Beach Cities exit and travel north on Pacific Coast Highway. Turn left on Dana Point Harbor Drive, first left into Doheny State Beach.DIRECTIONS FROM SAN DIEGO:
Travel north on the 5 Freeway, exit the 5 Freeway at the Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Las Ramblas exit and travel north on Pacific Coast Highway. Turn left on Dana Point Harbor Drive, left into Doheny State Beach
DRIFTWOOD will be at Doheny State Beach. We have a lot of options to make your commute to and from the event stress free!
Avoid the traffic- park for free at our shuttle parking lot! The shuttle will drop you off at the front entry of the DRIFTWOOD Dana Point!
DRIFTWOOD will provide at $10 roundtrip shuttle (per person, per day) from our shuttle parking lots. The free parking spaces will be first come, first served.
Reserve your DRIFTWOOD SHUTTLE pass before they sell out! Passes on sale now.
Shuttles will depart approximately every 30 minutes starting at 11:30 AM.
Last shuttle from DRIFTWOOD Music Festival to Outlets at San Clemente shuttle parking lot will depart at 10:30PM
101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente, CA 92672
You will need to show your Military ID to take the shuttle for free! Thank you for your service
What better way to enjoy the beach than a nice bike ride to DRIFTWOOD Dana Point?
Bike Valet is open from 11am - 10:30pm. Please bring your own lock
Follow signs to the bike valet all the way down Park Lantern.
Please note: anyone that leaves their bikes anywhere other than the bike valet will have their bike removed from the property at the owner's expense.
(LYFT & Taxis)
(SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED)
34111 Selva Ochd Rd.
Dana Point, Ca 92629
Use Dana Point PCH Trolley to come to DRIFTWOOD Dana Point!
EVENT HOURS: 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM VIP EARLY ENTRY TICKET HOLDERS ONLY
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM GENERAL ADMISSION (21+) TICKETS
4:00 PM - TASTINGS END, MUSIC LASTS UNTIL 9:30 PM
4:00 PM ALL AGES FESTIVAL GA + VIP BEGINS, MUSIC LASTS UNTIL 9:30 PM
This event is a “rain or shine” event – No refunds
This is a 21 and up event until 4pm. Absolutely no one under the age of 21 will be admitted before 4pm.
Children under 7 are free with an adult festival ticket holder after 4pm.
*EVERYONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PHOTO ID TO ENTER BEFORE 4PM*
ALL attendees must drink responsibly. Failure to do so will result in the loss of tasting privileges.
After 4pm it will become all ages in the festival area and the VIP lounge + Meet & Greets
Is this an all ages event?
This is a 21 and up event due to the unlimited tasting portion of the craft beer portion of the festival until 4pm.
After 4pm this becomes and all ages event.
How long does the event last?
The unlimited craft beer tastings go until 4pm but the music lasts until 9:30pm on Saturday and 9:00pm on Sunday
I can't make it until a bit later in the day, is that OK?
You can enter the festival with your ticket until 8pm.
Will tickets be sold at the door?
Yes, located at the main entrance of the Driftwood festival there will be a box office. We suggest purchasing your ticket to Driftwood now, as the show could sell out.
Is there a shuttle service to and from the event so we don't have to drive?
Yes! Outlets at San Clemente shuttle tickets are for sale and are $10 per person, roundtrip. The DRIFTWOOD shuttle will drop you off at the doorstep of the festival and take you back to you car whenever you are ready to go home! The shuttle will start at 11:30am, running on loop throughout the afternoon. It will make it's last departure at 10:30pm on Saturday and 10:00pm on Sunday from the front gates of DRIFTWOOD back to Outlets at San Clemente.
If you are active or former military please show your ID at the shuttle lot for a free shuttle ride to and from the festival. Thank you for your service!
Does my general admission ticket or VIP get me into the music concert too?
Yes! If you are at least 21 years old the day of the show, the ticket gets you in the door to enjoy unlimited tastings until 4pm and the entire sprawling site to enjoy the music stage as well.
If you are under 21 years old, you are welcome to come in and enjoy the festival starting at 4pm
Is there a fee for parking?
Parking is extremely limited around the event site, in neighboring streets and close by parking lots. Please park on your own at your own discretion and be aware of all street signs. You will NOT be allowed to park for the festival in the Harbor. We strongly encourage you to take ridesharing like LYFT or take the DRIFTWOOD shuttle.
If I take LYFT or a taxi, where do I get dropped off and picked up?
This information coming soon!
What if I lose or break my tasting glass?
Be careful! We do not provide replacements. You may be able to purchase one for $5.00 if supplies last.
Can I buy extra commemorative glasses?
Yes, at the end of the event if supplies last.
What should I bring?
A current Photo I.D including your birth date (no photo copies accepted) if you want to enter before 4pm to prove you are at least 21 years old.
What NOT to bring?
Do not bring kids, glass, pets, alcohol, coolers, professional photo or video recording equipment, Frisbees or other games or any dangerous or illegal items. No tailgating prior to or after the festival is allowed and we reserve the right to search your vehicle for alcohol or other dangerous items at any time. If found, you will not be allowed to enter or stay on the grounds or, depending on the situation, you may be subject to arrest. No refunds will be made.
Are infants allowed at the event?
Babies under the age of one year are allowed into the event, but legally, no other children will be allowed to enter before 4pm.
Does the festival offer disability assistance?
Driftwood does offer ADA accommodations. ADA parking at Doheny State Beach is offered on a first come, first serve basis. We suggest arriving early to secure an ADA parking space if needed. A state-issued accessible parking license plate, placard, or hangtag is required to park in this area.
Will there be anything other than beer to drink at Driftwood?
Cocktails along with beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from noon until 8pm.
Please note, all personal belongings will be searched prior to entrance, so please adhere to these rules so that others will not be delayed during the entrance process.