San Clemente Chamber of Commerce Fiesta Street Festival Celebrates 60 Years
The 60th Annual San Clemente Fiesta Street Festival is set for Sunday, August 11, 2013. The Fiesta Street Festival starts at 9:00 a.m. concluding at 7:00 p.m. on Ave. Del Mar in beautiful San Clemente.
The Fiesta Street Festival Presenting Sponsors: Left Coast Brewing Co., San Diego Gas & Electric, The City of San Clemente, The Toll Roads, CR&R Environmental Services, Southern California Edison, Sparkling ICE, San Clemente Villas by the Sea, RBF Consulting-a Company of Michael Baker Corporation and Target.
Contributing Sponsors: Rod’s Tree Service, Universal Press, S.C. Rider Supply, South Coast Distributing, San Clemente Journal, Baskin Robbins, Rainbow Sandals, Inc., Stater Bros. Markets, Sun Post News, San Clemente Times, SanClementePatch.com, Costco Wholesale, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, Brother’s Flowers & Party Supplies, Three County Insurance Services, Awards ‘N More, Best Western Casablanca Inn, San Clemente Inn, KWAVE, Doctor’s Ambulance and the San Clemente High School.
FIESTA STREET FESTIVAL
Non-Profit Food & Games Booths
Thirty-six local nonprofit service organizations participate in the Fiesta Street Festival. The organizations market an array of international food. In addition, they operate game booths for all ages to participate in. By taking part in the Fiesta, these local organizations raise funds that are then sent back into the community for various charitable causes.
The Fiesta presents three stages of continuous entertainment throughout the day. This year's “headline” bands include: Sharp Turn Ahead, Ry Bradley, World Tour-Legends of Rock, Stranger//Danger, Department of Rock and more. The Chamber is proud to highlight the following 2013 Street Festival Bands: Dirty Pints, Monsoons, Joint Committee, Sharp Turn Ahead, Blackberry, Johnny Oskam, Donnie V, Bondservant, New Day, sMALLTIME, Holland Davis, The Raptured and Cloud of Hope.
Additionally, there will be a performance featuring the Boys & Girls Dance Troupe, Solid Hip Hop Dance Crew, San Clemente Dance & Performing Arts Center. Clowns, Jugglers and Face Painters will mingle with the crowd.
Contests and events, for all ages, are planned, including: Hula Hoop Contest, Pie Eating Contest, Baskin Robbins Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest, Jump Rope, Tortilla Toss, Easter Egg Hunt, Costco Diaper Derby, Piñata Contest, Pickle Eating and Rocket Fizz Soda & Candy Shop Bubble Gum Blowing Contest.
The “Salsa Challenge” is back and hotter that ever! The cities finest salsa makers, restaurants and individuals, will convene to present their Salsa, which will be judged by the public and official judges. Based on the best tasting salsa, awards will be given out for 1st place Best Individual, 1st place Best Restaurant, 1st place Best Decorated Booth Individual, 1st place Best Decorated Booth Restaurant, 1st, 2nd & 3rd place People’s Choice Individual and 1st, 2nd & 3rd place People’s Choice Restaurant. Public tasting for this event starts at 10:00 a.m. Winners are announced at 4:00 p.m.
Arts & Craft Exhibit
The Fiesta will feature an arts & craft show. This exhibit showcases hand-crafted and unique merchandise from talented individual from Southern California.
The Fiesta will include a Members Only Business Exposition. What a great venue to market your business, and with a guaranteed audience. There is a nominal fee for the space and tables are provided. This is just another example of your Chamber working to help promote member businesses. This exposition is limited to members only and there will be limited entrants, so sign up soon.
There are many special activities for children of all ages, featuring: Vertical Rush, Euro Castle, Wild Wave Water Slide, Euro Bungee, Boot Camp Challenge, Criss Cross Water Slide, Big Kahuna Dry Slide, Contests, Face Painters, Balloon Art and more.
Classic Car & Motorcycle Show
Auto & Motorcycle buffs will want to visit the Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Show sponsored by S.C. Rider Supply. Vintage cars from all over Southern California and as far away as Arizona enter the Classic Car Show. Trophies are awarded in many categories. Come see the hottest classic cars & bikes in the area.
The U.S. Marines & U.S. Navy will all be displaying vehicles and information. Other exhibits include: Pet Project Foundation, AMP Radio, U.S. Border Patrol, O.C. Sheriff’s Department Drug Education, Anaheim Ducks, San Diego Gas & Electric and many more.
Market your business to literally thousands of visitors in just one day, while enjoying the festivities. What a great way to obtain business exposure and promote your product or service.
Sponsoring the Fiesta Street Festival is a tremendous opportunity to develop public awareness of your business and/or service. It also sends a message of your willingness to extend goodwill toward your community. The Chamber would be honored to market your enterprise at this family event.
Fun for Everyone
This is just a taste of what you will find at the 60th Annual Fiesta Street Festival. 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 East (inland) to 700 Ave. Pico. The shuttle will run from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Sorry….NO DOGS or STYROFOAM allowed at event.
Call the Chamber office for more details at 949-492-1131