About DMVA

What is the Del Mar Village Association?

The Del Mar Village Association (DMVA) is a non-profit Main Street organization made up of Del Mar residents, downtown business owners and commercial property owners dedicated to working together to enhance the vitality of the Village of Del Mar while preserving the community’s history and unique character. DMVA follows the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street approach to revitalization that is community driven and comprehensive.

Snapshot of DMVA Community Enhancing Projects and Programs:

Community Services:

  • Del Mar Community and Visitor Center
  • Summer Valet Parking Program
  • Holiday Parking Program
  • Downtown History Tours
  • Public Art
  • Downtown Ombudsman
  • Historic Preservation
  • Downtown Historic Points of Interest Walking Tour with Interactive Plaques
  • Comprehensive Del Mar Village Website with Downtown Business Directory, Happy Hours, Downtown Happenings and Community Events
  • Educational Business Workshops
  • Community and Business Newsletters

Community Events:

  • Vintner Dinners (throughout the year)
  • Pop-Up Culture
  • Summer Solstice (June)
  • Taste of Del Mar (September)
  • Breast Cancer Cheering Station (November)
  • Santa by the Sea (December)

Downtown Improvement Projects

  • Del Mar Village Entrance Signs and Del Mar Village Logo
  • Comprehensive Downtown Marketing/Branding Program
  • Downtown Village Map/Brochure and Directory
  • Del Mar Pedestrian Signs and Lifeguard Station Signs
  • Del Mar Village Banners, holiday banners, and Holiday Lights
  • Streetscape Improvements: Downtown Benches, Bike Racks and Dual Recycling/Trash Cans
  • Downtown Beautification Projects
  • Parking Improvements: Directional Signage
  • DMVA Fairgrounds and Racetrack Signage
  • PR/Tourism Outreach
  • Recruit New Businesses
  • Link Vacant Downtown Properties to Commercial Property Owners
  • And so much more!

If you have questions regarding the Del Mar Village Association, our projects or membership, please contact us at 858.735.3650 or info@VisitDelMarVillage.com.