Community Events

Past Events

Surfin' Santa's Holiday Kick-off Celebration & 7th Annual Fundraiser

November 26 // 3-7pm // Dana Point, CA

Kick-off your holiday celebration with the whole family Friday, November 26 at the Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point, California. Spend the day after Thanksgiving with your family and the Wyland Foundation, having fun, and scoring amazing gifts at our great silent and live auctions. Save big for everyone and help a great cause at the same time. The afternoon Includes: holiday cocktails and food, live music, family holiday crafts, live and silent auctions, paint the "North Pole" with Wyland, Surfin' Santa's bounce house, and custom holiday photo cards with your family. RSVP today at

Wyland Living Green Fair - Florida

November 6-7 // 10am-5pm // Boca Raton


On November 6 and 7, Wyland and the Wyland Foundation joined thousands of families in Boca Raton, Florida at theWyland Living Green Fair for a weekend focused on "green" living. Each of the 10,000 attendees celebrated the health of our planet with local businesses showcasing green initiatives and products, and participated in a range of eco-themed activities including a fashion show, mural painting with Wyland, the Water's Extreme Journey Maze, the Clean Water Mobile Learning Center, animal interactions, and a concert with Disney star Anna Margaret called "Rock Out This Planet!"

In support of the Living Green Fair, the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Center toured to schools and community events (including a Miami Dolphins game at Sunlife Stadium!) around Florida to teach students about the importance of clean water and inspire them to help protect our precious aquatic resources.

FOCUS in Texas

October 23 // Galveston, TX


Wyland and the Wyland Foundation traveled to Texas for a day of FOCUS! In conjunction with the US Forest Service, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other great Texas partners, this unique FOCUS: Forests, Ocean, Climate, and Us event featured mural painting with Wyland, kayak and tree sculptor tours, a tree sapling give-away and much more!

Jack Johnson Concert Raffle

October 12 // Irvine, California


Be our guest at the upcoming Jack Johnson "To The Sea" World Tour on October 12, 2010. The Wyland Foundation was invited to participate with Jack Johnson's new environmentally focused charity, The Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation (JOCF), at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA (Orange County). Enter the Raffle Contest for two FREE CONCERT TICKETS! Your one time donation puts your name in the drawing. Visit the Non-Profits section of Find the box with Wyland Foundation, then DONATE on our website. Please type "All At Once Matching Donation" in the box labeled "Add special instructions to the seller" to make sure the Wyland Foundation receives the JOCF matching opportunity. Stop by and say "hi" at our booth in the Village Green section of the concert!

6th Annual Laguna Beach Home Raffle Deadline to Enter

October 12 // Irvine, California

Support the Wyland Foundation — and have a chance to win either a home in Laguna Beach or $1 million cash. ducation and to partner with like-minded organizations like the Ocean institute. Together, we have inspired millions of kids to discover the ocean through unique art and science experiences. You can support our efforts and have a chance to win either a home in Laguna Beach or $1 million (and many other great prizes - like a new car or a dream vacation) by entering our fall raffle! The ocean wins too, as the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Center and the Ocean Institute embark on another year to teach more than 100,000 children to understand our impact on our ocean, lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands and how we can preserve them for future generations. The raffle tickets you buy help keep the truck on the road and the dream alive! Enter now for your chance to win a Laguna Beach home or $1 million cash and hundreds of other prizes. ONLY 20,000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD — SO YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING BIG ARE INCREDIBLE. It’s a great way to do our part for children, the ocean and the environment. Download your entry form here and enter today.

Wyland Living Green Fair - California

October 2 // 10am-3pm // Long Beach


Join Wyland and the Wyland Foundation at Wyland Living Green Fair at the Green Port Fest in Long Beach on Oct. 2. With more than 70 interactive exhibits and displays, there's something for everyone at Green Port Fest. We'll have test drives of hybrid vehicles, mural painting with Wyland, celebrity guest speakers, plus the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Center and much, much more. Learn more at or

Castaic Days

September 25-27 // Castaic Lake, CA


This weekend! Join the Wyland Foundation and the Clean Water Mobile Learning Center for some outdoor fun at the Castaic Days Outdoor Festival. Free to attend.

Hampton Bay Days

September 10-12 // Hampton, Virginia


Wyland and the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Center are making their way to Hampton Bay Days. Join in the fun and enjoy dazzling fireworks and free performances by national and regional recording artists on three outdoor stages. This year's 28th anniversary celebration boasts even more family fun with Arts & Crafts artisans and more than 50 ways to savor the Bay. Free for all to attend.

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The kids not only get it, they want action. They want to get involved in issues regarding the conservation of clean water and a healthy ocean.