Welcome to San Clemente!

San Clemente, known as the Spanish Village by the Sea, is a quaint and charming town at the southernmost point of Orange County.

Our downtown area is the heart of San Clemente and includes an eclectic blend of shops, restaurants, boutiques, and businesses.

The San Clemente coastline is home to an historic wooden pier and some of the best beaches in Southern California.

Come visit San Clemente for sunny skies, sandy toes, unique shops, and delectable eats. We'll be happy to see you!


The mission of the SCDBA: To enhance and promote Downtown San Clemente as the historic, cultural and thriving commercial heart of the community.

Our 3-part focus for supporting a strong downtown:

•Business advocacy, resources and marketing & promotion
•Communication and cultivation of partnerships
•Community involvement and downtown beautification


The many benefits of an SCDBA Membership

We help more customers find you.

•Your business listed on the SCDBA website with customizable login to connect to members

•Social media blitz on our platforms including photography. (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)

•Complimentary Business Spotlight marketing video (produced by SCDBA) posted to our website, YouTube channel

•Sell virtually to customers with a Pop-Up Virtual Store 

We help you stay informed and connected.

•Monthly SCBIZNEWS e-newsletter with up-to-date information (street closures, marketing opportunities, promotions, events, local news and city government decisions) that may affect your business.

•Attend ThinkTank virtual sector meetings to exchange ideas and connect with other business leaders in town.

•Attend Online Business Webinars delivering information relevant to business operators in San Clemente about your rights, responsibilities, and opportunities as business owners.

Get priority sponsorship opportunities at popular downtown events

SCDBA plans and produces the following annual downtown events bringing thousands of shoppers, diners, and visitors to San Clemente and enhancing local pride and sense of community:

•San Clemente Village Art Faire, monthly at the Community Center lot

•Treat Street, Halloween trick-or-treating on Avenida Del Mar

•San Clemente Car Show, downtown cars, live music and food 

•Shop Small Saturday, a festive day of shopping locally downtown

•Puttin’ on the Glitz, a holiday celebration in conjunction with Santa's visit and the city tree lighting ceremony

The SCDBA also maintains the beautiful hanging flowers along Del Mar, making Downtown San Clemente a charming place to shop and dine.

San Clemente Downtown Business Assoc

is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization.

Federal EIN# 33-0529293

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