Delivering the Downtown Fun!

The SCDBA is proud to plan and host several family-friendly events designed to delight residents and visitors while boosting local commerce and community pride. Grab your friends and we'll see you downtown!

San Clemente Shamrock Run 5K/10K

WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 2022

WHERE: San Clemente Pier & Beach Trails

A fun Run or walk along San Clemente's historic pier and beach trails. Every racer get a t-shirt and chipped race bib. Family-fun scavenger hunt at downtown shops and businesses, bagpipes, leprechauns and other shenanigans!

See sponsorship marketing opportunities on the Shamrock Run page.

Jump to Shamrock Run page

San Clemente Annual Car Show

WHEN: Saturday, Sept 10, 2022 from 10am to 3pm

WHERE: Along Avenida Del Mar in Downtown San Clemente

Our 25th Anniversary Car Show promises to be a day of old-fashioned family fun! Over 250 show cars—classic, muscle, exotic, woodies, and vintage trailers on display. Live music and vendors of all kinds. Local restaurants and shops will be open. Free shuttles from SCHS and free SC Trolleys from many stops, including the SC Outlets. Click the link for car & vendor registration beginning Feb 1st.

Sponsorship marketing opportunities coming soon.

Jump to SC Car Show website

Register your vehicle

Reserve a vendor booth space

Become a Car Show Sponsor

Treat Street on Avenida Del Mar

WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 4–7pm

WHERE: Along Avenida Del Mar in Downtown San Clemente

Calling all ghouls and goblins for fun and festive trick-or-treating at shops and businesses along Avenida Del Mar. Are you a San Clemente merchant wanting to join the fun or help sponsor this event? Click the button below or drop us an email for all the gory details!

Jump to Treat Street page

Are you a business wanting to participate? Email us!

Puttin' on the Glitz (at Santa's Village by the Sea)

WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 5-9pm

WHERE: Along Avenida Del Mar in Downtown San Clemente

In partnership with the City of San Clemente's 'Santa's Village by the Sea', 'Puttin' on the Glitz' is a festive holiday stroll down Avenida Del Mar. Enjoy late holiday shopping hours, carolers, live band, street musicians, artisans' market, and sweet treats. Are you a business, club, or non-profit organization wanting to join the fun or help sponsor this event? Click the button below and drop us an email at

Jump to Glitz page

Are you a biz or group wanting to participate? Email us!

San Clemente Village Art Faire

WHEN: Monthly on 1st Saturdays from 9–3pm (June & Dec on 2nd Saturdays)

WHERE: The lawn areas surrounding the SC Library and Community Center

A decades-old San Clemente tradition, born from a desire to put gifted artists and craftspeople in touch with their local community. Our artisans' hand-crafted work includes photography, fine art, jewelry, woodwork, botanicals, apothecary, leather, wearables, ceramics, home decor, fused/blown glass, metal work, and much more.

Jump to Village Art Faire page

Email Village Art Faire Director

Shop Small Saturday

WHEN: Saturday, November 26, 2022

WHERE: Participating San Clemente merchants & businesses

Beginning as a promotion thru American Express, the spirit of shopping small and local continues to be strong in San Clemente. You'll find a festive atmosphere downtown with shops offering pre-holiday specials and restaurants providing something delicious when it's time to rest your feet. Early shoppers may receive a free San Clemente canvas tote when they make purchases at participating merchants.

Get your company's logo on this year's tote bags!

San Clemente Downtown Business Assoc

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

Federal EIN# 33-0529293

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