Don't miss the upcoming San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th! This annual, family-friendly event features authentic Greek food and drink, live music, traditional Greek dancing, souvenir shopping at the Greek Bazaar, and a fully-loaded Kids Zone.

Authentic and delicious Greek fare, including favorites such as Gyros, Mediterranean-seasoned Lamb Chops, Souvlaki (kebabs), Spanakopita (savory spinach pastry), Tiropita (layered cheese pastry), Pastitsio (Greek lasagna) and Greek Salads will tempt and tantalize festival attendees. You’ll enjoy handmade Greek delicacies from traditional family recipes, including mouth-watering Baklava, powdered sugar Kourambiethes and honey-dipped Loukoumades (Greek donut…

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The 19th Annual SC OPEN Skateboard Contest hosted by the City of San Clemente & the Friends of the City of San Clemente Beaches, Parks, & Recreation Foundation is coming up this September!

Where:  Ralphs Skate Court (241 Avenida La Pata San Clemente, California 92673)

When: 09/14/2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM  

The Co-ed SC OPEN Skate Contest will take place at the San Clemente Ralphs Skate Court; open to all ages. The contest will start at 9:00am. Entry fee is $40/skater. On-site registration will be based upon availability and will begin at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Other activities include a vendor fair and food and beverages. ALL SKATERS MUST WEAR SAFETY EQUIPMENT: TO INCLUDE HELMET & KNEE AND ELBOW PADS to participate.

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The Annual San Clemente Fiesta is just around the corner ! The family fun event is happening again this year on beautiful Del Mar Street in downtown San Clemente.

  • When: Sunday Aug 11, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Admission Fee:  Free

What to expect? Walk on Del Mar as the city closes vehicle traffic and it becomes pedestrian only for the day. Food, games, arts, crafts and music from over thirty-six local nonprofit service organizations participate and raise funds that are then sent back into the community for various charitable causes.

Worried about Parking? There is no admission fee, and free shuttle service will be available from the San Clemente High School, 700 Avenida Pico.  To San Clemente High School-Exit Avenida Pico, head…

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It finally feels like summer in our beautiful Orange County and so with that comes time to visit our beautiful cities, beaches and local eateries. We are lucky enough to live in a place that the rest of the world considers a vacation destination, so why not enjoy it like a tourist?

Here's an idea for you. Use the trolley!  Our South OC towns provide a free trolley service and riders can expect a trolley at each stop about every 15 minutes. Trolley stops are clearly marked with signs. You can ride along the different trolleys and do a coastal trip from San Clemente, going through Dana Point, into Laguna Beach, or take a detour from Dana Point into San Juan Capistrano. Check out these links for the specific information:

San Clemente Trolley : …

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Already thinking about how you are going to spend your 4th of July in South OC? Where are the best fireworks or what kind of activities can you be part of? 

We've found a few favorites in our office and here's the results:

1. Dana Point - Fireworks at the Harbor

This is the busiest day of the year so plan your arrival at Doheny State Beach accordingly. The fireworks can also be seen from the neighborhoods atop the 'Lantern Village'. These fireworks are synchronized to KSBR 88.5 FM  - the show starts at 8:45pm.

2. San Clemente - Fireworks at the Pier

Another favorite - the city has an annual tradition of great fireworks done from the end of the Pier. These can be seen from many beaches in San Clemente as well as from the neighborhoods in the…

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The California State Parks & Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association are bringing back the 17th annual DOHENY SURF & ART FESTIVAL 201. This is free festival consisting of a two-day celebration of the Southern California surfing lifestyle.

  • When: June 22nd & 23rd
  • Time: 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Where: Doheny State Beach 

Activities will include:

  • Surfers Vendor Village -Surfers Art & Collectibles
  • Menehune (kids) Surf Contest- 60’s Surf Contest
  • Tandem Exhibition – Surf Tricks Exhibition
  • Local Surfboard Shops – Beer Garden
  • Live Music – Polynesian Dancing – Great Food
  • Healthy Living Demonstrations
  • Classic Longboard Exhibit – and MORE!

What to expect from this Festival? Check out this video we found from a few years back.

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  • When:05/27/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Where:Pines Park
    34941 Camino Capistrano
    Dana Point, California 92629

VFW Post 9934 and the City of Dana Point will present a beautiful Memorial Day Service in Pines Park honoring the sacrifices made by our nation to earn our freedom. A special part of this program is the "Boots and Rifle" ceremony conducted by officers of Post 9934, and the bugle call, TAPS. We will also be honoring all of the women who have served our country, or supported our active duty personnel and veterans. For more information contact www.vfwpost9934.org. 


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The Downtown Business Association is hosting their 24th Annual Car Show in downtown San Clemente on Avenida Del Mar. The show is free to the public and boasts 300 quality show cars on exhibit from classic to exotic and also vintage trailers to view. This family friendly event includes live entertainment, a beer, wine & mimosa garden, food trucks, vendors, and children’s activities.

  • When: June 15th 2019 - 10 am-3 pm
  • Where: Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente


Wondering about the parking situation? There will be a free shuttle bus at San Clemente High School from 9:00am-4:00pm or park at the The Outlets and use the San Clemente Trolley for a fun filled day in historical downtown San Clemente. This is a rain or shine event. For more…

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Mother's Day weekend in coming up next and while yes, Orange County has many many places celebrating Mom with a brunch,  here's some different ideas/events happening this upcoming weekend celebrating all Mothers. 

Mother's Day Fine Art Show - 

Come and check out Dana Point Harbor’s Fine Art Show and Sale presented by members of Dana Point Fine Art Association.

  • When: Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Dana Point Harbor

Mother's Day Cruise-

Join the crew for a Two Hour Coastal Cruise aboard the Ocean Adventures Catamaran. This trip will depart Dana Point Harbor and cruise up the coastline to Laguna Beach.

On our Mother’s Day Cruise you will enjoy:

  • “MOMosa” or Champagne
  • fresh seasonal…

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Springtime is here even if we still have some clouds hovering over us. Are you looking for an event or something fun to do this weekend?

Check out or previous post on the California Wine Festival happening April 26 and 27th in Dana Point. But if wine is not your thing, here's another idea: the annual Woodie Club and Car Show at Doheny State Beach!

Woodies start lining up in the north day-use area at dawn and begin departing in the mid-afternoon. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled day!

  • When:  April 27th 2019
  • Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Where: Doheny State Beach (25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive 
    Dana Point, CA 92629 )

If you are interested in homes that are walking distance to the many events happening in Dana Point year round, contact us!…

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