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Taste of Dana and Grad Nite

The Dana Hills Taste of Dana / Grad Nite Committee is a group of dedicated parents with a mission to provide a fun, memorable, celebratory experience for the Dana Hills graduating seniors in a secure environment free from alcohol and drugs! We are 100% parent-driven and we need participation from parents with students in ALL grade levels. We receive NO funding from Dana Hills High School or the Capistrano Unified School District.

SENIORS AND PARENTS: Grad Nite 2021 is an overnight celebration that will begin *either* Thursday evening June 3rd (the same evening as the 4pm Graduation Ceremony) or Friday evening June 4th (the next evening). The Grad Nite 2021 date will be announced as soon as it is confirmed. In keeping with the long-time Dana Hills tradition, the Grad Nite location remains a secret until the Grads are on the buses! Registration is open now at the all-inclusive price of $150*! Register and pay now to reserve your senior’s spot!

For GRAD NITE 2021, our committee is moving forward with optimism that by next June, the Class of 2021 will be able to celebrate together in the traditional Grad Nite way. But, we do have a plan B in case pandemic restrictions or closures keep us from the norm. In worst case scenario, if Grad Nite does not take place, full refunds will be given.

*Register early for best price!


$150 by December 31, 2020

$175 January 1–March 31, 2021 ßor until Sold Out!

NOTE: In the event that Grad Nite is canceled, full refunds will be given.

  • To register by credit card, visit
  • To register by check or money order, download & complete the registration form (under RESOURCES on left) then mail form along with payment to DHHS/Grad Nite, 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point CA 92629
  • If you already registered (or if you don't know if you’re registered,) PLEASE review the "Who’s Going?" list (under RESOURCES on left) to make sure you’re on the list. We received a few incomplete forms at registration, so we don’t want those seniors to miss out! If you’re not on the list but think you should be, please email us at to clear it up.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Grad Nite scholarships are available for qualifying seniors. Please email us at for more information.

PLEASE JOIN THE OUR TOD/GN COMMITTEE! The annual Taste of Dana, now in its 25th year, is the only fundraiser for Grad Nite. It takes a LOT of dedicated volunteers to make Taste of Dana a success. Watch your school loop email for an invitation to attend a planning meeting for Taste of Dana 2021. We need parents from all grades (not just senior parents) to keep the tradition alive!

COME CELEBRATE THE 25th ANNUAL TASTE OF DANA… which may be held at DHHS or another location in the spring of 2021. Indulge in unlimited “tastes” from local restaurants, shop and bid on many awesome silent auction baskets, and enter to win amazing prizes in our Grand Raffle! Don’t miss this special community event! DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON! For more information and to pre-order TOD wristbands:

QUESTIONS? Email us at

Congrats to the DHHS Graduates!
You will be missed! You are forever a Dolphin!