San Clemente Seafest

Take Metrolink to Seafest!

Forget about traffic and parking, and take Metrolink to San Clemente for the 26rd annual San Clemente Seafest on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at the San Clemente Pier. Pick up a Metrolink Weekend Day Pass and ride to and from the San Clemente Seafest for just $10! Get ready for a fun day in the sun with a chowder cook-off and tasting, surf contest, an art exhibit and more!

Seafest Surf Contest

The annual Seafest Surf Contest will get under way at 7:00 a.m. The event features local amateur surfers competing for trophies and prizes on longboards and shortboards.

Arts & Craft Exhibit

An arts and craft exhibit will feature handcrafted items from a variety of Southern California artists and craftspeople. Items will be on display and offered for sale.

Rescue Demonstration

The U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue unit will perform a demonstration rescue. The best place to view the demonstration will be from the pier.


Get a Taste of Chowder

One of the highlights of the Seafest is the Chowder Cook-off Competition. Area restaurants, businesses and some San Clemente locals compete for the honor of the best tasting chowder this side of New England. Spectators can get in on the action by purchasing a tasting ticket for $6, good for five tastes. Individuals can turn in a ballot for the best chowder as part of the People’s Choice awards.


Getting There

Ride Metrolink's Orange County or Inland Empire-Orange County Line to the San Clemente Pier station. The acitivites are located around the San Clemente Pier just steps from the station.

For Metrolink schedule information, click here


$10 Weekend Day Pass

Metrolink offers a Weekend Day Pass for only $10. This pass allows a passenger to ride anytime, anywhere systemwide on Saturday or Sunday. The Weekend Day Pass includes free connections to most rail and bus lines throughout Southern California. 

How to Purchase Tickets

Visit any ticket vending machine (TVM) at any Metrolink station where weekend service is available. The $10 Weekend Day Pass can be purchased by selecting ”Weekend Day Pass” on the home screen. Monthly Pass holders ride free on weekends.  The $10 Weekend Day Pass is available for purchase on Saturday and Sunday only.


More Information

For more information about the San Clemente Seafest and schedule of activities, click here.