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UPDATE: With strong winds and rains hitting Southern California as a result of Tropical Storm Kay, the San Clemente Car Show has been pushed back a day to Sunday, Sept. 11, the Downtown Business Association announced on social media.
“Thank you to car owners, sponsors, vendors, judges, volunteers, The Chancers band, and spectators for your flexibility and support during this unexpected bump in the road,” the SCDBA said in a Facebook post.
Sunday, Sept. 11
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Join the San Clemente Downtown Business Association for show cars, live music, food and family fun in historic Downtown San Clemente. What began more than a quarter-century ago as a few classic car enthusiasts meeting at the San Clemente Community Center has grown into this annual car show drawing thousands of spectators to view hundreds of cars on Avenida Del Mar. Classics, rods, muscle cars and vintage trailers—the San Clemente Car Show has something for everyone. This year’s car show, celebrating its 26th year, is expected to bring in more than 15,000 spectators and more than 250 cars dotted along the 100 and 200 blocks of Avenida Del Mar. Free trolleys and shuttles will run all day to deliver visitors to downtown. sccarshow.com.
Featured Image: A group of guys admires one of the many vehicles on display at the San Clemente Car Show along Avenida Del Mar on Sept. 11, 2021. Photo: Shawn Raymundo