5 Ways You Can Tackle Your Holiday Shopping List Without Breaking the Budget

This Shopping Destination Has Got Your Back

Written By: Gaby Garcia Shopping Orange County Outlets
Photos Provided By: Outlets at San Clemente

Christmas is just around the corner, so why not check-off everyone on your list without breaking the bank? Enter Outlets at San Clemente. Here are five reasons why this SoCal spot should be your one-stop-shop this holiday season:

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Deep Discounts

As if the 70 percent off price cuts found at more than 55 stores is not enough to tear you away from your Netflix binge and high-tail it over to Outlets at San Clemente, the center is celebrating its third anniversary this year with “Anniversary Sales” at more than 35 stores from Nov. 1-19. An extra 20 percent off? Pinch me, I must be dreaming.

Native Knowledge: Stop by Customer Service for a free Savings Book, featuring special offers at more than 45 of the stores and eateries.

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Something for Everyone—Literally!

Your shopping list has kids, grownups, BFFs and maybe even a little something for Santa’s favorite elf, and that’s just the beginning. Outlets at San Clemente has your list in mind with stores for kids, athletes, beach bums, travelers, grandparents, fashionistas and everyone in between.  

Native Knowledge: Adding to the offerings, a boutique hotel, luxury movie theater and the first of four ocean-view restaurants are set to break ground in 2019!

Native Knowledge: Rockwell’s Café, Bakery and Bar is now open and serving classic Americana cuisine with a walk-up bakery, a thirst-quenching cocktail list and an outdoor space with ample seating and great views of the weekly South OC Cars & Coffee meet-up every Saturday morning.

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Winter Wonderland in SoCal? Yaaaass!

The SoCal holiday dilemma: getting into the spirit when it’s beach-worthy weather outside. Outlets at San Clemente will help put you in the mood with its amazing holiday decor, animatronic reindeer, colorful lights, live music, Santa meet-and-greets and tons of family-friendly entertainment throughout their outdoor courtyards and promenades.  Schedule time for the center’s annual Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 17 featuring a live reindeer meet-and-greet, roaming Christmas carolers, hot cocoa, a photo booth, arts and crafts, face-painting, balloon animals and a much-welcomed “snow” fall over San Clemente with the lighting of an 80-foot tree. “Outlets at San Clemente is a beautiful place to gather and enjoy quality time during the holidays with neighbors, friends and family, and the center is also a strong supporter of the local community through various fundraisers, family-friendly events and local businesses,” said Nicky See, Marketing Director for Outlets at San Clemente. “It’s a great place to find the best deals at a variety of retailers, and also enjoy a day of SoCal sunshine, coastal vibes and Pacific breezes,” she added. The competitive shopper can also get a head start on the best finds at the annual Moonlight Madness event on Thanksgiving night. This fun-filled, holiday shopping party launches Black Friday Weekend sales with up to 75 percent off designer brands with roaming carolers and complimentary photos with Santa to get you feeling extra cheerful.  

Native Knowledge: Don’t miss out on the amazing ocean views and fabulous selfie opportunities along the Marblehead Coastal Trail, before or after you shop, just across Vista Hermosa from the center’s perimeter trail. And remember to #outletssc!

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VIP Shopping Experience

Join the Elite Rewards program and experience stress-free, VIP shopping status and really, who doesn’t want that? This free membership program lets customers use receipts to collect points and redeem for a variety of rewards, including access to the center’s exclusive VIP Lounge, which provides weary shoppers with two complimentary beverages like beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks as well as snacks in a relaxed, coastal-chic setting, featuring comfy oversized furniture, widescreen televisions, charging stations and private luxury restrooms. Elite Rewards members also receive year-round exclusive discounts, giveaways, entrance to special events and surprise perks. You can sign up for the Elite Rewards at Customer Service or by visiting ShopOSC.com/Elite. So, don’t hate, sign up!

Native Knowledge:  Love the luxury restrooms?  Find home decor and furnishings curated by the talented interior designer behind those stunning settings at Peppertree Lane.


Fun Events, All the Time!

Special events at Outlets at San Clemente happen year-round and include Barks & Brews, Shopping Extravaganza, Lunar New Year, Fiesta de Mayo and an Easter Celebration. There’s also live music by local artists every weekend. Check out the list of upcoming events at outletsatsanclemente.com/events.

Native Knowledge: With pet stations and water bowls located throughout the center, Outlets at San Clemente is the perfect place to bring your fur-baby. Get them a complimentary treat at Customer Service.

Outlets at San Clemente
101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente, CA 92672

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