Plan the Perfect Week at The Dana this Spring

This spring, unwind, relax, and enjoy the best of San Diego all without ever leaving the comfort of our seaside resort. At The Dana, we offer a weekly schedule of on-site programming, perfect for couples, solo travelers, and families. Spend the spring in San Diego and plan the perfect week at The Dana with our curated schedule of on-property events and activities.

Daily Fun

No matter what day of the week you visit us, enjoy a variety of daily Dana fun. Stop by before the end of March and enjoy an afternoon BBQ at the Tropical Pool from 2pm to 4pm. Stick around until the evening and get your groove on to the live music at Firefly Eatery & Bar from 6pm to 9pm. From now through the end of the summer, guests will enjoy poolside service at the Bayside Pool as well as a Dive-In Movie at the Tropical Pool starting at 7pm.


Lazy Sundays in San Diego are best spent by the pool. Join us every Sunday at our Tropical Pool and enjoy deliciously classic BBQ fare including hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, chips, and potato salad. All at a minimal cost, bring the whole family and pig out poolside.


Kick the Monday blues to the curb when you stay at The Dana. Stop by Firefly Eatery & Bar Mondays at 5pm and enjoy a margarita mixology demo by one of our Firefly bartenders. After the demo, spectators will get to sample our delicious tequila-based concoctions. Margarita Mondays will also feature $5 regular margaritas and fun lawn games including a bean bag toss and giant connect four.


Add a little Tiki to your Tuesdays at our bayside resort. Starting at noon, pool-goers will enjoy specially crafted tiki drinks at the Tropical Pool. Then at 5pm, bring the kids out for our famous hula hoop contest. The winner will receive a small prize.


Two words: Wine Wednesdays. Cheers to making it halfway through the week and treat your taste buds to a weekly wine sampling at Firefly. The tasting starts 5pm and is available to hotel guests only. Enjoy a $5 wine flight special and complimentary apple juice for the kiddos.


Make your Thursdays hoppy at our weekly beer tasting social. Stop by Firefly Eatery & Bar Thursdays at 5pm and sample some of the best local brews for just $5. Kids are welcome and can enjoy complimentary root beer floats.


Fridays are for family at The Dana. Hotel guests will enjoy a welcome reception held in the Firefly Garden beginning at 5pm. Guests are then welcome to sample our complimentary charcuterie offerings with water and lemonade also available. Starting in April, our chefs cooking demo and live music will take Family Friday’s place and will begin at 5pm.


End your perfect week in San Diego on a sweet note with our S’mores Saturday programming. Jumpstart your morning with a complimentary yoga class – for hotel guests only – from 9am to 10am on the Sunset Lawn. The classes will focus specifically on the Vinyasa/Slow Flow discipline. Then be sure to stop by the lobby at 5pm before heading out and snack on some of our delectable and complimentary s’mores. Starting in April, S’more Saturdays will also include live music at Firefly from 6pm to 9pm.

Start planning your perfect spring escape to San Diego at The Dana on Mission Bay today!