“The Greatest Show on Surf” is Fun for the Whole Family

It’s time to grab your sunscreen and plan for beach days and summer festivals. The San Clemente Ocean Festival is happening July 21st – 22nd on the San Clemente Pier.

San Clemente Ocean Festival

What once started as friendly competitions between local lifeguards to highlight ocean safety is now a popular festival fondly known as, “The Greatest Show on Surf,” drawing families, professional athletes and lifeguard teams from across the globe. Today the event attracts nearly 50,000 people, some as far as Australia, to join in the fun.

This FREE two day event is dedicated to the education and support of ocean safety and the environment. Run by a team of volunteers the festival prides itself on its wholesome atmosphere, perfect for families to enjoy as spectators or participants.  From the “Dolphin Dash” kids run on the beach, the 5K Beach Run, stand up paddle boarding and surf competitions, to the Ocean Art Show, and annual Woody Car exhibit, and so much more, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy a free concert on the beach but don’t forget your sunscreen!

Make the most out of your long summer days by staying at San Clemente Cove, putting you steps away from the pier and right in the middle of the fun summer action. Simply book online or call (877) 351-3853.


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