San Clemente Ocean Festival
This annual festival, which has its roots in the lifeguard community, features athletic competitions such as dory boat races and SUP surfing championships, kids' events such as a surfing contest, a "dolphin dash," and a fishing derby, as well as 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.