California Dreaming A Summertime Beach Party

California Dreaming is a seasonal series of events that celebrates warm summer nights on 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 by The Mar Dels, 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

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

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Live Beach Party Music

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

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

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!

Steamed Mussels and Clams


Steamed Red Potatoes and Corn on the Cob
Carved Tri Tip with Chimichurri and Slider Buns

BBQ Chicken
Baked Beans

Macaroni Salad

Cole Slaw

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

Sliced Watermelon
Apple Cobbler

Ice Cream

Cookies and Brownies

S’mores Pie
Iced Water and Tropical Iced Tea

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee on Station
  • Great Time and Amazing Views

    Beautiful spot on the bay with amazing views and a sprawling buffet. There was a special buffet table for kids and the artists painting faces were very talented. I especially loved the band, The Mar Dels, as well as the hula girls. It's the absolute perfect spot for families and a romantic, picturesque spot for couples.

    August 2018

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  • Fun, Family-Friendly Event

    We once again had a great time. It's a very family-friendly event with live music and entertainment. Our kids are foodies, so they go straight to the excellently prepared tri-tip with chimichurri sauce and the outstanding clam bake. Guests receive a very warm welcome by the always friendly and courteous Bahia staff.

    June 2018

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