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
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.