September 14, 2024


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


2023 Event Schedule - Check Back for 2024 Updates!

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Family Yoga with Vinya Yoga! Vinya: vino + vinyasa is the first ever yoga studio and wine bar with a full kitchen and retail boutique in one community space, located right here in Clairemont. Join us for a rejuvenating chair yoga class to kick off Clairemont Family Day. No mats needed!
10:00 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.
10:30 am

National Anthem by Tiffany Franco-Rees

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. 

Welcome from Clairemont’s Elected Officials Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins, Assemblymember Chris Ward, Councilmember Jennifer Campbell, and Mayor Todd Gloria.
11:00 am – 11:30 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.
11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Balletiquette brings the beauty of ballet to Clairemont Family Day.
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
You Can Hip Hop with Prince Habib and DJ Lars Michaelson!
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Live Music with 3 Car Garage! Join 3 CAR GARAGE for a Classic Rock Dance Party spanning 5 decades as you sing and dance to all your favorites from Steely Dan, Chicago, The Eagles, The Cars, Cheap Trick, Eddie Money, Tom Petty, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Eric Clapton, The Doobie Brothers, America, Queen, Aerosmith, Steve Miller Band, Billy Joel, Elton John, Paul Simon, The Knack, Dire Straits, Stevie Wonder, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers Band, Pure Prairie League, King Harvest, Credence Clearwater Revival, Jackson Browne, Pink Floyd, Spin Doctors, Sublime, Green Day, Third Eye Blind, Cake, Lit and more!
9 am – 3 pm
The Greatest Show on Turf Classic Car Show by San Diego Association of Car Clubs
Back Field Near Waco
9 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 – 3 pm
AQUAFEST! The community is invited to swim, splash, and play at San Diego's Largest Family-Friendly Pool Party. AquaFest is open to all, and a fun schedule of activities is planned for swimmers of all ages such as recreational swimming, an inflatable in-water obstacle course, swim safety demonstrations on appropriate life jacket use, rescue techniques, CPR, and first aid, Parent & Tot swim lesson workshops.
Clairemont Pool
11 am – 2 pm
Free Pony Rides!
A classic Clairemont Family Day attraction from Party Pony Express takes place under the trees near the Marston courts.
North Field Near Marston
11 am to 12 pm
The Magic of Alfonso will put on an incredible magic show for kids!
North Path
12 pm
Fifth generation Tai Chi Master, Henry Cheng along with his students from the Tai Chi Wellness Center, located in Clairemont right across the street, will be  demonstrating  Tai Chi (a moving meditation ), swords and saber,  Tai Chi self-defense and pushing hands.
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 9:30 am with all proceeds benefitting the South Clairemont Park and Recreation Council. Thanks to Hey Neighbor for providing volunteers!

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, and check back for future updates:

  • La Taqueria Jalisco: Potato Tacos (veg), Grilled Vegetables (veg), Vegetable Tacos (veg)

Title Sponsors

2023 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:
Melissa Catan-Paz
Emily Cottrell
Richard Crider
Chad Gardner
Lynn Haims
Laura Kelley
Don Krupp
Steve Lordygan
Michael McNeilly
Kelly Marvier
Denise Scatena
Joe Sopher
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 2024 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.

Are there vegetarian or vegan food options at the event?

Yes! Our 2023 food vendors will vegetarian options.

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 Clairemont parks and recreation centers. Aquafest swim safety events are hosted by the City of San Diego Parks & Recreation Deparment only.  

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.