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For years, San Clemente has grown to be a destination of beautiful coastal scenery, fun outdoor activities, entertainment and of course delicious cuisines!
At One-Eleven we would like to highlight a few of those great "things to do" that are happening up and down our historic street, Avenida Del Mar
Avenida Del Mar in downtown San Clemente is a shopper’s paradise and home to an array of trendy boutiques, designer and brand stores, art galleries, quirky cafés, bustling restaurants and sophisticated wine bars. Fondly known as the beating heart of San Clemente, also known as the ‘Spanish Village by the Sea,’ Del Mar Street is a short walk from the San Clemente Pier and offers a wealth of entertainment both day and night.
2. Farmer’s market on Avenida Del Mar
Every Sunday morning near the Library, vibrant fruits, fresh vegetables, honey, bread, flowers, and orchid plants, etc. Great atmosphere and selection. Park either in the library parking lot or on the street.
3. The Village Art Faire
A San Clemente tradition that has been going on for decades. The The Village Art Faire was created to put gifted artists and craftspeople in touch with their local community. It has grown to include artists from all over Southern California and attracts visitors from near and far. Our artisans offer a beautiful selection of hand-crafted work which includes photography, fine art, jewelry, woodwork, botanicals, apothecary, leather, wearables, ceramics, home decor, fused/blown glass, metal work, and much more. The Village Art Faire is held on the FIRST SUNDAY of every month at 9am.
4. Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens in San Clemente, CA is south Orange County's major cultural institution. We are enhanced by our location in a 1927 Spanish Colonial Revival registered historic landmark. Casa Romantica has developed a reputation for wide-ranging cultural programming, including music, art, dance, theater, horticulture, and a lecture series that bring international talent to south Orange County.
Casa Romantica also hosts a variety of free arts education programs for children year-round.
The institution’s annual Casa Romantica Music Festival and Academy has received critical praise for its comprehensive two-week music studies program in cello, piano, viola, and violin. Casa Romantica also offers a Summer Dance Workshop, a Spring Break Arts Week, various art, literature, and horticulture events to grades K-12, and welcomes children from the Capistrano Unified School District each year for STEAM-based field trips that examine the history of San Clemente and the coastal environment.
5. Surfing Heritage and Culture Center
The Surfing Heritage and Culture Center is a community-based organization that celebrates the sport of surfing.
The center is dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting the heritage of surfing for the appreciation and education of future generations. The center also aims to inspire and encourage people to understand and share their passion and love for surfing.
The Center covers the full spectrum of surfing from its history and development to current trends, and houses significant surfboards and other objects of cultural value as well as awe-inspiring photography.
Serving as a symbolic center for the wave riding culture in the United States, this world-class museum/resource facility also offers educational and outreach programs that support and promote the sport on all levels.
6. Outlets at San Clemente
Outlets at San Clemente provides a wealth of high-end shopping, dining and other entertainment under one roof. Boasting beautiful views of the ocean off the 5 freeway, the Spanish hacienda-style Outlets at San Clemente features over 45 retailers spanning 500,000 square feet in an impressive outdoor shopping center.
A selection of deluxe services and amenities add to the overall experience. The Outlet Mall offers a range of popular brands and high-end retailers including Under Armour, Levis, Calvin Klein, Nike, Sunglasses Hut and more, as well as fast food establishments and full-service restaurants.
Outlets at San Clemente also offers shoppers state-of-the-art amenities such as complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, pet-friendly cleanup stations, covered/indoor parking, VIP loyalty program with members-only lounge, bag check as well as stroller and wheelchair rentals. The final development will feature up to 70 stores and 12 restaurants, including four eateries with ocean views.
7. San Clemente Pier
Located at the very end of Del Mar Street, The San Clemente Pier is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Surrounded by miles of sandy beaches and crashing waves, the pier and its famous clock tower offer beautiful views of the coastline and the city, during the day and at night.
There are many benches on the pier on which to sit and soak up the stunning views as you listen to the waves crashing on the shore. During the summer months, the sides of the pier are packed with surfers waiting for the perfect wave and sitting in the sunshine and people watching is a favorite pastime of the locals.