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The city of San Clemente's most famous event is coming up in a few days! The San Clemente Ocean Festival is celebrating 42 years. Come see the thrilling competitions of many ironman water and land events including the ever-popular dory boat races, 5K beach run, and one-mile ocean swim. Register early for all events, FREE beach concert, Sand Sculpting Contest, Great Rubber Duck Race, Woody Car Exhibits, Ocean Art Show .

  • When: July 21-22 2018
  • Where:San Clemente Pier
  • Website: oceanfestival.org

FAMILY EVENTS

  • City Lifeguard Pancake Breakfast Saturday & Sunday, 7-11 a.m. Behind Marine Safety Headquarters (clock tower)
  • 26th Annual Woody Car Exhibit Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 a.m-2:45 p.m.
  • Ocean Art Show Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.-5
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Looking for that awesome location to watch the fireworks this 4th of July? We asked around in our office and this is what we the folks at OCDreamhomes consider as their top locations:

San Clemente: the city of San Clemente does it display of Fireworks at the Pier. At approximately 9:00 p.m. the City continues its annual tradition with a spectacular fireworks display from the Municipal Pier. Admission is free. Fisherman's on the Pier also hosts a beautiful banquet, but reservations are required way in advance, as this is their busiest event. Our experience in the past has been that you have to get there early - people start gathering at the Pier Beach ( the two sides) since early in the morning, and the place gets pretty packed around 5pm. Prepare to

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Richard Nixon’s former La Casa Pacifica estate in San Clemente, California, is back on the market for $63.5 million.

The bluff side compound with 450 feet of sandy beach—where photographers often snapped the ex-president taking walks with his wife and dogs—has been on and off the market since 2015, when it was first listed for $75 million. Since then, it’s gotten a discount of around 15%, according to listing records. 

The 5.5-acre compound has multiple buildings, seaside gardens and a putting green.

During the president’s tenure, the home became known as the Western White House, as it served as both a personal and occasional diplomatic retreat. Nixon, who reopened dialogue with the Soviet Union, hosted Russian leader Leonid Brezhnev there in

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Memorial Day means different things to different people. To families with kids, it marks the unofficial beginning of summer and the last long weekend before the kids are out of school for a few months. Here are some of the best events for celebrating Memorial Day with your family:

San Clemente Memorial Day Event 
Marine Monument
Park Semper Fi
Avenida Victoria
San Clemente, CA 92672
Date: May 28, 2018 From 2pm to 3pm

The City of San Clemente will be honoring all branches of the U.S. military, including soldiers and those who have made a sacrifice. Please join us as we honor them, in Park Semper Fi overlooking the SC Pier and ocean. All service members welcome. Meet our Marines from Camp Pendleton: 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, San Clemente’s adopted Marine

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Returning for a second year, the 'Market at North Beach' is coming back on Wednesday May 9th, and then weekly on Wednesdays from 4 to 8pm.

  Enjoy seasonal organic fruits and veggies, flowers, baked bread, and often the fresh-catch of the day. New this year will be freshly prepared foods, including tamales to bring home or snack on at the food court. Back by popular demand will be food trucks and artisan vendors selling unique and handmade goods. Art and music will also be periodically showcased. 

What: Farmers Market with Local Goods

When: Wednesdays from 4pm to pm

Where: 1832 N. El Camino Real

Visit our page featuring currently homes listed for sale in San Clemente or give us a call for a home tour! :)

 

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Coming back again on its 21st year, the popular event that brings the world's finest Blues musicians to Orange County, will move from Doheny State Beach to Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point this year. The award-winning festival will be re-imagined at its new seaside home, with more intimate stage areas, elevated food and beverage offerings, spacious VIP & GOLD amenities

When: May 19-20th, 2018

Where:  Sea Terrace Park, Dana Point

Line up includes:

  • George Thorogood & The Destroyers
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • John Nemeth & The Love Light Orchestra
  • California Honeydrops
  • Kim Wilson’s Blues + Boogie Revue
  • Larkin Poe
  • Chris Cain & The All Stars

3 Stages:

Doheny Stage: The largest of the three stage, the Doheny Stage is where the

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Coming back again on its 21st year, the popular event that brings the world's finest Blues musicians to Orange County, will move from Doheny State Beach to Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point this year. The award-winning festival will be re-imagined at its new seaside home, with more intimate stage areas, elevated food and beverage offerings, spacious VIP & GOLD amenities

When: May 19-20th, 2018

Where:  Sea Terrace Park, Dana Point

Line up includes:

  • George Thorogood & The Destroyers
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • John Nemeth & The Love Light Orchestra
  • California Honeydrops
  • Kim Wilson’s Blues + Boogie Revue
  • Larkin Poe
  • Chris Cain & The All Stars

3 Stages:

Doheny Stage: The largest of the three stage, the Doheny Stage is where the

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Summer is coming up quickly and if you are, like many other parents, looking for Jr Lifeguards programs for your kids, there's several options and we thought to get them al together here.  Camps range from 8 (or 9) until 14-17 yrs old. They all require a swim test that is more or less the same: swim 100 yard under 2 minutes (some give more time to the campers), thread water for 5 min, and swim underwater for 10 yards and the duration varies from 2 weeks to 5 weeks, half days or full days.

For 2018, we have in South OC:

California State Parks Junior Lifeguard Program

The program consists of day camps, usually lasting three to five weeks, that provide instruction in first aid, CPR, ocean safety, rescue techniques, surfing and bodyboarding.

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Dana Point Grand Prix is America's premier criterium experience. The Dana Point Grand Prix, the City of Dana Point and Kingston Technology have teamed up to bring you the best Dana Point Grand Prix Yet! From the Bike Festival, to adrenaline fueled racing with top pro men and women participating in force at speeds of 40+ to delicious food and drink, to the amazing community of Dana Point, there is something at the DPGP for everyone making this the best OC Bike Festival ever.

Enjoy a fun day date or bring the whole family for a day in the sun celebrating bikes, good food and drink, and make memories.

  • When:04/29/2018 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Where:Dana Point Lantern District
    Del Prado Ave @ Violet Lantern
    Dana Point, California 92629

For more

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Are you a wine and food lover? Need any ideas for a date tonight? How about wine, food, music, sea and sun. These elements create the quintessential wine tasting experience at the California Wine Festival – Orange County in Dana Point. At this sunny seaside setting, California’s best wineries pour hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view. Experience one of the California’s most popular wine festivals.

When: April 20th and 21st, 2018

Where: 

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

Sunset Reserve & Rare Wine Tasting
Friday, April 20, 2018 6:30- 9pm
Laguna Cliffs Marriott - Richard Henry Dana Ballroom
25135  Park Lantern

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