Festival moves to 2021 following worldwide pandemic
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder’s fifth annual Ohana Festival has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19. The event was slated to take place Friday, September 25th – Sunday, September 27th at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA and feature Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder and Kings of Leon headlining.
“With a heavy heart, we have decided to postpone this year’s Ohana Festival to September 24-26 2021,” an official statement reads.
“While this decision was not taken lightly, the health and safety of every individual in attendance, will always be our top priority. Our audience, artists, community and crew are what makes Ohana a one of a kind event, especially in its idyllic setting. We must put safety first. So we thank you deeply and want to express our gratitude.
“On a brighter note, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve successfully secured all the same artists for next year and we remain committed to reigniting Ohana’s magic is 2021!
“All tickets for this year’s festival will be honored in 2021. Current ticketholders will be emailed directly with further details on how to obtain a refund if unable to attend next year’s festival.
“We’re counting down the days to when we’re back at Doheny celebrating Ohana’s 5th year anniversary. Until then, please stay safe, stay healthy, & stay positive.”
Ohana Festival was founded by Eddie Vedder in 2015. A portion of the proceeds from Ohana benefit the San Onofre Parks Foundation and the Doheny State Beach Foundation. A full list of Ohana participating charities include California Department of California Coastal Commission, Doheny State Beach Foundation, Rob Machado Foundation, San Onofre Parks Foundation, Sea Legacy, Surfrider Foundation, South OC Chapter, WSL PURE and Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust.
Open to all ages, the festival will feature craft beer, wine, signature cocktails, as well as artisan food options from local restaurants and food trucks.
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