Designed to Increase Community Involvement and Business Exposure
Annual Meeting of Members & Award Ceremony
The Annual Meeting of Members, Installation of Officers and Award Ceremony is held in February. The evening highlights the Chamber's accomplishments from the past year and goals for the future. In addition, the incoming Chamber Officers & Directors are installed. Also at this event, the Chamber presents the "Citizen of the Year", "Business of the Year", "Educator of the Year", "Volunteer of the Year" and "Outstanding Lifetime Achievement" awards to their deserving recipients. Read More.
Annual San Clemente Mixologist Competition
Committed to continually striving to market San Clemente and member businesses, the Chamber hosts a competition among area restaurant bartenders to see who has the best tasting original drink. Bartenders select their favorite "home made" drink, which will be judged by a select group of local dignitaries. Thw winner's specialty drink will then be adopted by participating restaurants as the official San Clemente drink.Read More.
San Clemente State of the City Luncheon
The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce presents the annual State of the City on the third Friday in April at noon. Join us for lunch as the Mayor addresses significant City matters, such as the economy, development and infrastructure issues. This is an excellent opportunity to network with local business owners, residents and members of the San Clemente City Council. Read More.
San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest
San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest, Presented by Left Coast Brewing Co., is an exciting event which features Mico-Brews from all over Southern California - Enjoy Micro-Brew sampling, home-made food provided by various non-profit organizations and live entertainment. VIP guests enjoyed tours of the Left Coast Brewery and premier samplings. This Tasting is one you won't want to miss - Held at Left Coast Brewing Co., 1245 Puerta Del Sol in San Clemente from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. VIP starts at 12:00. Read More.
The Coalition hosts a Legislative Luncheon several times a year. Topics for the luncheon are based on the individual Chamber's Legislative Councils issues and/or concerns. Legislators are then invited to the Luncheon and asked to speak on those current business matters. The Coalition is comprised of the following Chambers: Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. Read More.
Chamber Golf Tournament
Held on the first Friday in May, this prestigious event attracts more than 100 participants every year. Sponsorship opportunities are available to members. Read More.
Fiesta Street Festival
This Chamber sponsored event is a major fundraiser, with proceeds from food and game booths benefiting San Clemente non-profit organizations. Average attendance is 25,OOO plus. The Street Festival is held the second Sunday in August and includes Exhibits, Contests, a Salsa Challenge, Arts & Crafts, Business Expo, Kiddie Zone and more. Read More.
San Clemente Seafest
This event, held in October, features a Chowder Cook-off, Arts & Crafts Show, Business Exposition, Surf Contest and more. Approximately attendance is 5,000. Read More.
Taste of San Clemente
Local restaurants best dishes are showcased during this elegant evening of wine and food tasting to be held at the Casino San Clemente on the first Friday in November. Read More.
Adopted Marine Unit and Marine Aircraft Group