Fiesta San Clemente Street Festival

August 8, 2010


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San Clemente, Calif. -- The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce Street Festival

The San Clemente Fiesta Street Festival is presented by the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce and participating sponsors. It is a unique family-orientated event, held on the second Sunday in August from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Ave. Del Mar in beautiful San Clemente. It is one of many wonderful San Clemente events throughout the year.

The Fiesta Street Festival Block Party represents a variety of activities that attract numerous families and visitors to the Southern California Coast year after year, approximately 25,000 people will attend this party.

The San Clemente Street Festival is held on picturesque Ave. Del Mar, where the two main blocks of downtown San Clemente are dedicated to an entire day of FUN.

The San Clemente Fiesta Street Festival  


Booths sponsored by local nonprofit organizations, three stages with continuous live music throughout the day, contests for all ages, a Salsa Challenge, arts & crafts show, kids rides, a classic car & motorcycle show, exhibits, clowns, jugglers, face painters and much more.

Non-Profit Food & Games Booths
There are forty-five local, nonprofit service organizations, which utilize the Fiesta as their yearly fund-raiser. The local groups provide an array of international food, refreshments and games for all ages. This opportunity for our local service organizations has been a means for local business people and citizens, through the Chamber of Commerce, to work as a unit for the betterment of our community.

Live Entertainment

The Fiesta Street Festival features three stages, which highlight local groups as well as headline bands. The entertainers play an array of tunes including rock-n-roll, country, jazz and the blues. Participants can enjoy music throughout the day and into the evening, whether they dance or just listen. There are also performances from local nonprofit dance groups, strolling magicians, artists, jugglers and clowns. Whatever your taste is in music and dancing, the Fiesta will have it.


Contests and events, for all ages are planned, Including: The Tortilla Toss, Pie Eating Contest, Hula Hoop, Diaper Derby, Easter Egg Hunt, PiƱata Contest, Jump Rope, Baskin Robbins Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest and a Pickle Eating Contest.

Salsa Challenge
The “Salsa Challenge” is back and hotter than ever! Lured by the aroma of chili peppers and the beat of Mariachi music, Southern Californians enjoy this flavored-filled contest. Individual and restaurant chefs create recipes, which are then judged. This contest continues to expand in popularity.

Teams are encouraged to decorate their areas by wearing sombreros, ponchos and huaraches. They are then awarded prizes and the opportunity to vie for the best salsa North of the border. The public relishes the idea of sampling several varieties of “California Hot Sauces” and quenches their palates with cool refreshments.

Arts & Craft Exhibit
The Fiesta will feature an arts & craft show. This exhibit showcases only handcrafted merchandise from talented individuals from Southern California.

Children’s Activities
There are many special activities for children, featuring: A Family Petting Corral, Jump House, Children’s Rides, Contests, Face Painters, Balloon Art and more.

Classic Car & Harley Bike Show
Auto & Motorcycle buffs will want to visit the Classic Car & Harley Bike Show. Vintage cars from all over Southern California and as far away as Arizona enter the Classic Car Show. Harley motorcycle enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of exceptional bikes on display. Trophies are awarded in many categories.

The U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air force & the U.S. Army will all be displaying vehicles and information. Other exhibits include: Pet Project Foundation, U.S. Border Patrol, K-EARTH101, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, San Diego Gas & Electric and many more.

Free Shuttle Parking
This is just a taste of what you will find at the 55th Annual Fiesta Street Festival. There is no admission fee, and free shuttle service will be available from the SunCal-Marblehead property-Exit Ave. Vista Hermosa, head West toward the beach, into the Marblehead Development. The shuttle will run from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

For information call the Chamber office at (949) 492-1131.




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