September 9, 2023


Thanks to our title sponsor K-CO Construction for supporting Clairemont Family Day!


Event Schedule

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Join Victoria and Vinya Voga for a family-friendly early morning yoga session!
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Creative Dance Theatre is a Clairemont-based studio that provides a positive environment where young people are encouraged to explore and develop their creativity through the art of dance.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Watch Rap A Tap Center for the Arts as they display their Tap and Jazz expertise! They will also teach us a few moves. The Rap A Tap studio is located in Clairemont and provides a variety of training and performance opportunities in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, and Hip Hop dance. Classes start at 18 months to Adult.
10:30 am

Clairemont High School Chieftain Cheer
Presentation of Colors by the Sons of the American Revolution. The Sons of the American Revolution exists to support patriotic, historical and educational programs and to unite and promote fellowship among the descendants of those that fought and sacrificed to achieve the independence required to institute a free and independent government.  Our members are direct descendants of patriots that fought for our independence. 

National Anthem by Natalie Negron, Staff Member of the North Clairemont Recreation Center

Welcome from Clairemont’s Elected Officials
City of San Diego Councilmember Jennifer Campbell, District 2

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Share the love of island song and dance from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand during Heali’i’s Polynesian Revue performance. A 'ohe hana nui ke 'alu 'ia- No task is too great when done together by all.
11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Balletiquette brings the beauty of ballet to Clairemont Family Day.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join DJ Lars for an Afternoon Dance Party in the Quad!
10 am – 4 pm
The Greatest Show on Turf Classic Car Show

Back Field Near WacoBack Field Near Waco
Back Field Near Waco
10 am – 4 pm
We’re Back . . . to the Future!
Get into our Family Day theme by visiting our DeLorean sponsored by Hey Neighbor!
Vendor Area
10 am – 4 pm
Clairemont Classic Carnival Rides
West Quad
10 am – 2 pm
Scavenger Hunt!
Test out your event sleuthing skills with our Clairemont famous Scavenger Hunt
Presented by Girl Scout Troop 4257.
Sign up for the Scavenger Hunt early for a chance to win an extra prize!
North Path
10 am – 4 pm
Scout Monkey Bridge and Scout Activities
Presented by Pack 260 and 277. Learn all
about our Clairemont area Scouts.
North Field Near Marston
11 am – 1 pm
Free Pony Rides!
A classic Clairemont Family Day attraction from Party Pony Express takes place under the trees near the Marston courts. Thanks to our Gold Sponsor Joshua's Pest Control for hosting this activity!
North Field Near Marston
12 pm – 3 pm
Free Swim
at the Clairemont Pool (3600 Clairemont Drive)
sponsored by Caroline Abkar Rander
Clairemont Pool
1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Magician Dave from Total Kids Magic will put on an incredible magic show for kids!
North Field Near Marston
11 am
Welcome the City of San Diego Public Library Mascot Odi the Coyote to Clairemont Family Day!
Visit the Library Booths to meet Odi!
North Path

Family Day Food

Start the day off with the Recreation Council’s fundraising Pancake Breakfast in the Recreation Center from 8 am to 10 am with all proceeds benefitting the South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council. Thanks to Hey Neighbor for providing volunteers and to our local Starbucks for donating coffee for the fundraiser!

Visit our Food Court next to the Recreation Center to feast with our delicious food vendors:

Vegetarian Options

Visit the following food trucks for vegetarian (veg) and vegan (v) options:

  • American Retro: Beyond Burgers, Grilled Cheese (veg), Grilled Cheese (v), Salads, Chicken
  • Tenders (v), Gluten-Free Bread
  • Hot Dog on a Stick: Veggie Dog
  • La Taqueria Jalisco: Potato Tacos (veg), Grilled Vegetables (veg), Vegetable Tacos (veg)

Title Sponsors

Event Sponsors

About & FAQs


Clairemont Family Day is program of the South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council, a nonprofit association that supports the South Clairemont Parks, in partnership with the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department. All money raised by the Council benefits the Clairemont neighborhood parks and recreation centers.

Special Thanks to the 2023 Clairemont Family Day Committee:
Kristy Bauer
Melissa Catan-Paz
Emily Cottrell
Richard Crider
Chad Gardner
Lynn Haims
Laura Kelley
Don Krupp
Steve Lordygan
Salome Martinez
Kelly Marvier
Joe Sopher
Julie Wilds
Can I have a booth for my business or nonprofit at Clairemont Family Day?  

We love having local vendors and organizations at our event! You can apply for a 2023 booth space here:

How do I sponsor Clairemont Family Day?

We love our sponsors that help us underwrite the costs of our event and raise money for our parks! Please reach out to us via email here:

How do I volunteer for Clairemont Family Day?

We love our volunteers and all of the community support for the event! If you can lend a hand, please reach out to us via email here: We have volunteers that serve on the Clairemont Family Day Committee, which meets monthly the second Thursday of the month at the South Clairemont Recreation Center, and we have many volunteer opportunities the day before and day of the event.

Is there parking at Clairemont Family Day?

Parking at Clairemont Family Day is limited to street parking. We encourage everyone to park at Clairemont High School and take the street trolley to the event, sponsored by Laura Kelley Real Estate! We also encourage people to bike to the event. Bike parking will be available on the tennis and basketball courts during the event.

Are there vegetarian or vegan food options at the event?

Yes! Our 2023 food vendors will be announced soon! To apply to be a food vendor, please complete the form here:

Who runs Clairemont Family Day?

Clairemont Family Day is a special event of the South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council in partnership with the City of San Diego Parks & Recreation Department. The event supports the South Clairemont parks and recreation center & Tecolote parks and recreation center.

What is the South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council?

The South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council is a nonprofit association that supports the Clairemont neighborhood parks. The Council is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt association and a registered charity with the Registry of Charitable Trusts through the Attorney General of the State of California. Proceeds from the event benefit the Clairemont neighborhood parks and recreation centers as well as Clairemont Family Day. For more information about the Council, please contact Another way to get involved with the parks is by joining the City of San Diego South Clairemont Community Recreation Group. The South Clairemont Community Recreation Group is looking for new members. Membership is free and open to the public. The Community Recreation Group serves as an advisory group to the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department and facilities include South Clairemont and Tecolote Recreation Centers as well as Mt. Acadia Park, East Clairemont Athletic Area and Western Hills Neighborhood Park. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 5:00 PM. More information is available by calling the South Clairemont Recreation Center at (858) 581-9924 or Tecolote Recreation Center at (858) 581-9930.

How can I receive updates about Clairemont Family Day?

We’d love to send you Save the Dates and other event updates throughout the year! Please sign up here.