As the weather cools and leaves begin to shift their colors, it’s a great time to throw on a windbreaker and explore all the fun fall happenings in San Clemente. From a food truck extravaganza to the year’s most famed seaside festival, autumn is jam packed with excitement.
SeaFest at the Pier is back and that means clams a plenty for those who love a good chowder. This year’s festivities are scheduled for October 7 with the surf competition kicking off bright and early at 6am. Standard SeaFest hours run 9:30am-3pm with arts & crafts, live entertainment and more.
Call the San Clemente Chamber at (949) 492-1131 for more information.
The Village Art Faire
One of Orange County’s best kept secrets and a fantastic opportunity to meet dozens of talented local artisans vending a broad selection of fine art, jewelry, metalwork, handicrafts and more. Make plans to visit the historic downtown corridor October 7 or November 4 from 9am-3pm. Stick around for a late lunch in one of the nearby boutique eateries.
Tempt Your Palate
The original Taste of San Clemente returns on November 2 from 6-10pm at the historic Casino San Clemente at 140 W. Avenida Pico.
Please note: No tickets will be sold at the door. You must register and purchase your tickets in advance online. $95 per person fee includes wine & microbrew tasting plus food, entertainment and dancing. Dress code is cocktail attire meaning no jeans are permitted.
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4 Days of Fun at Vista Hermosa Sports Park
Carnival Colossal is a 4-day event running from October 11 through October 14 at 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa. Fun for all ages, enjoy food trucks and classic amusement rides. Entry and parking are free.
- Thursday 2-10pm, Friday 5pm-Midnight, Saturday 1pm-Midnight, Sunday 1-10pm
Puttin on the Glitz
Perhaps the 1st of December isn’t officially fall – but if you’re new to San Clemente you’ll want to mark your calendars for the season’s merriest event.
Experience the village character of Puttin on the Glitz downtown from 5-10pm. A magical evening of shopping, holiday carolers, roasted chestnuts and a visit from Santa Claus for the kiddos. Join your neighbors and friends for a night of joy and laughter.
Stomp Out Hunger
Support your community and those less fortunate by taking part in the 31st Annual Hunger Walk from 12:30-3pm on October 21 at the Community Center, 100 N. Calle Seville. Call (949) 492-8477 to register.