San Clemente Ocean Festival
This annual festival, which has its roots in the lifeguard community, features dory boat races, a kids' surfing contest, a "dolphin dash," a fishing derby, a youth pavilion, and more.
New this year are the Tandem Boogie Board contest and the Pier Bowl Surf Classic.
A free beach concert and sand-sculpting contest are offered as well. Kids also enjoy the woody car exhibits, and Ocean Art.