California Beach Party On Mission Bay

California Beach Party is a seasonal series of events that celebrate the essence of the Southern California lifestyle! California Beach Party is back just in time to celebrate warm summer nights on scenic Mission Bay. Watch the sunset with family and friends while enjoying the fresh clam bake and fiery BBQ on the sand with a cocktail in hand.

Then sit back for a live concert performing a decades-long soundtrack of upbeat hits. Summer sounds will have everyone kicking off their sandals and digging their toes into the sand as they dance and reminisce of summers past.

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Program Schedule          

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Doors Open Greeting + Del Mar Beach Activity Area

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Cash Bar

6:45 - 8:00 p.m.
Clam Bake and BBQ Buffet

7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Live Performance

New! Fun Activities on the Beach Del Mar Beach | 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

Before dinner, enjoy the new addition of interactive all-ages activities on the beach. Test out your hula hoop skills, get your face painted, or taste some sweet cotton candy. You can also challenge your friends and family to a game of corn hole, tic-tac toss, or giant jenga prior to noshing on the summer-time food staples and dancing the night away.

Beach Party Menu

Gather on the sands of Mission Bay for a delicious clam bake complete with steamed mussels and clams, red potatoes and corn on the cob. Continue your dining experience with summer favorites such as BBQ chicken, baked beans, sliced watermelon and a tempting dessert station.

Guests are welcomed with a mango pineapple margarita!

Steam Pot

Steamed Mussels and Clams


Steamed Red Potatoes and Corn on the Cob

Grill Station

Carved Tri Tip with Chimichurri and Slider Buns

BBQ Chicken


Baked Beans

Iceberg Salad with Tomatoes, Red Onion, Bacon and Bue Cheese

Macaroni Salad

Cole Slaw

Sliced Watermelon

Dessert Station

Apple Cobbler

Cookies and Brownies

S’mores Pie

Ice Cream


Iced Water and Tropical Iced Tea

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee on Station

  • Summer Night to Remember

    What a blast! The clam bake and BBQ did not disappoint. The food delicious and there was plenty of it! The music was super fun, old school, surf music, and all the best hits. We danced, we sang and boy did we laugh. This was a summer night to remember and one that I highly recommend. Five star event, for sure!

    August 2019

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  • What a fun night!

    Seafood boil, delicious food, and when was the last time you saw hula hoop dancers. If you just need a smile and sing along with summer sounds, head to California Beach Party at the Bahia Resort Hotel!

    August 2019

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  • Out of This World!

    We attend the California Summer Beach Party on Thursday and it was out of this world. It was very organized and so much fun! The food and entertainment was amazing! We can’t wait to be back!

    July 2019

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  • Fun, Family-Friendly Event

    Living in San Diego, We don't often get to Mission Bay but we decided to take the whole family to California Beach Party event at Bahia. The food and drinks were outstanding and the ban was perfect for parents and kids. We had a great mini-staycation at Bahia! We will definitely come back again!

    August 2019

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