Today is Moon Amtrak Day!

Update: Did Laguna Niguel, Calif relegate its Moon Amtrak Day to a place the sun don’t shine?

  • A Mooning Festival Is Something The Mayor Just Can’t Get Behind, Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2009

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    Moon Amtrak Day is July 11, 2009!


    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • Who is in charge? No one. No one organizes or is responsible for this annual event. Everyone who attends helps make it a safe, law-abiding, fun & successful day. It occurs the second Saturday in July each year, whether this web-site existed or not. This web site is a gratis service to provide some helpful information.
  • Must I “moon”, or can I just watch? No, You can watch.
  • Does It get hot here in July? Yes, mid-day it is usually about 95°F (35°C) and humid.
  • Should I bring food & drink? If you wish. Mugs Away Saloon will be serving cold beer and other beverages. There are a variety of outdoor vendors which include hamburgers and souvenier event T-shirts.
  • Is there room to park my car, motorcycle or motor home? By 9am car parking is usually over a mile away along the road’s shoulder. After 5pm, some of the crowd & cars disperse.
  • Are pets O.K. to bring? Yes, you can bring your dog, cat, snake, parrot, or iguana. Don’t forget water for them.
  • I’m obese, is it O.K. if I moon? Yes yes, please “moon” with us. We need people like you for the extra high intensity mooning you can provide.
  • Can I decorate my butt? Yes, that’s O.K.
  • What happens in the saloon? There are two successive bands inside the Mugs Away Saloon from Noon till closing, which is about 2am Sunday morning.
  • Is Amtrak associated with this? NO, neither Amtrak nor Metrolink have anything to do with this “show” except operate the trains.
  • Can the physically handicapped get around this area? Yes, a wheel-chair should work just fine. There are no stairs to climb. Close-in car parking spots are gone by 7am.
  • Can I photograph or video the people and this event. Yes. Permission is required only of the people in your photography.
  • Is it convenient to come by car? NO, no, it is NOT convenient to bring a motor vehicle. Vehicular congestion is intense and there is very little parking. Coming here by Metrolink Train and walking is an excellent alternative.
  • thanks Paul