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Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band

Flag Day Concert with Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band

Hotel del Coronado presents a relaxing Flag Day BBQ and concert on The Del’s scenic North Beach on June 14 in support of the Gary Sinise Foundation. Paratroopers will grace the sky and wave our nation’s flag over the beach after a rock-n-roll concert performed by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

There’s something for everyone as the twelve-member group covers hits from Stevie Wonder to Kelly Clarkson, Adele to the Zac Brown Band and everything in between.

Event Details – Sunday, June 14

  • Concert will be from 5-7pm (beach opens at 11am to ticketed guests; food begins at noon)
  • Enjoy a delicious Flag Day BBQ while you watch the concert (food will be available for purchase; sand chairs will be available to rent for $15 each)
  • Beer, wine, soft drinks and festive Flag Day cocktails will be available for purchase
  • An amazing skydiving show will conclude the concert
  • More than a thousand guests are expected to be on hand for this special Flag Day celebration to honor those who bravely sacrifice their lives to defend our nation
  • From June 12-14, participating Shops at The Del will be offering a 10% military discount. Coronado locals and Members will also be invited to donate their regular 10% discount to the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Tickets are $75 ($35 for military; please call to book) and proceeds will go directly to the Gary Sinise Foundation.
Parking is additional. Self parking is $28 for first 2 hours, $10 each additional hour, $58 maximum. Get the first three hours free when you spend $50 or more at the hotel restaurants, shops or spa. Coronado’s Free Summer Shuttle Bus is also available.

Foundation Sponsors

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About the Gary Sinise Foundation

At the Gary Sinise Foundation, we serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. We do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Learn more about the Gary Sinise Foundation.

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Father’s Day

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Celebrate Dad at our lavish Sunday brunch in the Crown Room on Sunday, June 21 from 9:30am-1:30 pm. Experience a culinary journey with seafood and sushi, regionally inspired dishes, international cuisine, carving stations, sides and salads, a gourmet Bloody Mary bar, mimosas, freshly pressed paninis and housemade charcuterie, and an eye-popping candy and dessert bar that are all sure to please him.

Cost is $90 for adults and $25 for children ages 6-12 (children 5 and under are free). Price is not including tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call 619-522-8490 or click the “Book Now” button below.

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Yoga Journal LIVE! June 25-29

Salute the Sun with Yoga Journal LIVE! at Hotel del Coronado, June 25-29, 2015. For 18 years, Yoga Journal LIVE! has provided a unique top-notch educational opportunity for yoga practitioners of all levels, from all over the world. Attendees come to explore new styles, get inspired and connect with a top-tier roster of highly regarded yoga teachers and luminaries.

Yoga Journal LIVE! features classes, panels, keynotes, intensives and a Yoga Market with products and services for healthy balanced living. Save $50 off the weekend or full event pass with promo code: HotelDel. Or, save 15% off class pass of choice with promo code: DelYoga. (Note: does not apply to single classes that go on sale April 22.)

Prices through May 15:
Full 4-Day Event Pass: $695 (reg price $795)
2-Day Weekend Pass: $410 (reg price $500)
1-Day Pass: $215 (reg price $255)
3-Class Pass: $215 (reg $245)

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These prices are for the YogaJournal LIVE! event only and do not include overnight accommodations. For room reservations, reserve here with a special YogaJournal room rate. For questions, please contact Yoga Journal at 800.561.9398 or Registration@YJMag.com.

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Flag and Fireworks

Del Beach Bash & July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day in Coronado! Come to The Del early on July 2 for a beach party with a live band and fireworks for overnight guests.

Independence Day in Coronado is as iconic as the island and The Del itself. Coronado Island celebrates July 4th with an annual parade, a fun run/walk, rough water swim, art-in-the-park and a concert at Spreckels Park. The day concludes with a spectacular fireworks finale over San Diego Bay, viewed from the Coronado Ferry Landing, or a fireworks display in Glorietta Bay.  Click here for more details about July 4th in Coronado.

Celebrate early on July 2 with our Del Beach Bash, an annual tradition for Hotel del Coronado and Beach Village guests alike. We transform the beach into a party to remember with live music by Ron’s Garage band, bars, fire pits, s’mores and a spectacular fireworks display.

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Family on the Beach

Summer Fun

Hotel del Coronado is an ocean of fun this summer! Families and couples staying at the resort can enjoy endless recreational activities at our award-winning Coronado Beach, May 23 to Sept. 7. Enjoy s’mores roasts, surfing, movies at the pool, kids’ programs and more.

Surfing

Learn how to hang-ten in a private or group lesson on Coronado Beach. Private lessons for the summer are $130 for the first person, $110 for each additional (9am, 11am, 3pm daily for 90 minutes, ages 4 and up). Group lessons are offered daily except Mondays for $100 per person (1pm-2:30pm, ages 6 and up, not available July 4 or September 7). Kids ages 8-12 can join a Surf Camp from June 15 to September 4 that also includes lunch and a rash guard. 9am-1pm, Monday-Saturday ($145 for first day, with price savings for each additional day up to 6). Teens ages 13-17 can also join a Surf Camp that includes a snack and rash guard. 2pm-5pm, Monday-Saturday ($120 per person). Not available July 4 or September 7. Call 619-522-8815.

Paddleboarding

Cruise the Pacific on a stand-up paddleboard. One-hour lessons are available year-round (excluding July 4 and September 7). Cost is $100 per person, and $90 for each additional person, ages 10 and up. Includes a T-shirt to take home.

Roast

Join us every Sunday and Thursday evening for Family Roast Nights from May 24 to September 6, 8-9pm. Complimentary to all hotel guests (supplies are limited; available on a first come, first served basis).

Or reserve your own private beach bonfire, tuck your toes in the sand and toast some marshmallows for an evening of sweet treats. Our upgraded options include premium ingredients such as Ghirardelli chocolate and fresh fruit. Roast is a one-hour experience and is available nightly at 6pm, 6:15pm, 8pm and 8:15pm. Advanced reservations required. 1-5 Roasters: $135, 6-10 Roasters: $170, 11-15 Roasters: $230, 16-20 Roasters: $290, 21-30 Roasters: $350. (Upgraded options are at an additional cost.) Call 619-522-8815.

Dive-in Movie Night

Join us Tuesday evenings at 8pm (June 2 – September 1) for a family-friendly movie night at the Main Pool. No reservations required, complimentary to all hotel guests.

June 2 – Toy Story (Classic Movie Night)
June 9 – Paddington
June 16 – Maleficent
June 23 – Big Hero 6
June 30 – The Book of Life
July 7 – Penguins of Madagascar
July 14 – Annie
July 21 – Mr. Peabody & Sherman
July 28 – Muppets Most Wanted
August 4 – The Boxtrolls
August 11 – Home
August 18 – How to Train Your Dragon 2
August 25 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
September 1 – Jungle Book (Classic Movie Night)

Poolside Cabanas

Relax poolside in a new luxury cabana available at the Main Pool and Boardwalk (Adult) Pool. Cabanas are available for full-day rental for up to 8 people (for a larger group, get a second connecting cabana!). They come with L-shaped sofa lounge with cushions, coffee table, 47-inch flat-screen TV, safe, refrigerator stocked with unlimited water and soft drinks, two personal lounge chairs poolside with cushions outside of cabana, an amenity basket, and assorted sliced fresh fruit delivered mid-day. We are happy to arrange for specific items as well. Rental prices per day: Monday-Thursday $250; Friday-Sunday $350; $400 on holidays. The Main Pool is open from 7am to 10pm in the summer, and the adults-only Boardwalk Pool is open 8am to 8pm (6pm on Fridays in July and August for teen the event). Cabana rentals based on availability; please reserve in advance.

DelVentures

Explore the resort! Every child receives a DelVenture Survival Pack at check-in with a number of goodies inside, including a Scavenger Hunt Map. The scavenger hunt takes them to six hidden golden crowns on the property, which will reveal a secret clue that guides them to the treasure!

At Kidtopia activity center, our DelVenture kids’ program features 2-hour morning activities, 3-hour Mini Adventures, and 3.5-5 hour Evening Adventures. View summer 2015 schedule. Reservations recommended. Available to overnight guests only.

Paddleboarding

Enjoy a relaxing paddle around the bay and get a great core workout. Paddleboard rentals are available year-round. Call 619-522-8115 for more information.

Ocean Ice

Located on the boardwalk, enjoy fresh-shaved ice with a variety of tantalizing flavors, including frozen alcoholic mixings. A perfect summer treat! View menu.

Seaforth Boat Rentals

More aquatic fun awaits at the Coronado Boathouse in Glorietta Marina, just across the street from Hotel del Coronado. Take a sailing lesson, rent a speedboat, jet ski, waterski, kayak, paddleboat or go fishing. Or glide through the calm waters of Glorietta Bay on a romantic sunset sail. Special guest programs include sunset sailing, sailing clinics and kayak tours. Open 8am until dusk on weekends, and from 9am until dusk on weekdays. Call 619-437-1514 to plan your sailing adventure with Seaforth Boat Rentals.

Coronado Concerts in the Park

Enjoy free summer concert series on Sundays in Spreckels Park, located in the heart of Coronado at 7th and Orange Avenue just a 15-minute walk from The Del. This year’s lineup includes ABBA, Dave Matthews and Journey tribute bands. Arrive 30-45 minutes before the start time to get a good spot for your blanket or chairs. View 2015 summer concert schedule.

Coronado’s Free Summer Shuttle Bus

The popular Free Summer Shuttle Bus service is set to run this summer from June 8 through September 13 every 30 minutes. It’s the perfect way to explore Coronado Island during your stay at The Del. The bus runs from the hotel with stops along Coronado’s main thoroughfare, Orange Avenue, and goes to the Ferry Landing. Click here for more information.

*Dates and prices for summer activities are subject to change.

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