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.

Ongoing DMVA Downtown Community Enhancing Programming:

Economic Development

  • Del Mar Community and Visitor Center Operation
  • Summer Valet Parking Operation
  • Holiday Parking Assistance
  • Public Art Assistance
  • Historic Preservation
  • Downtown Event Calendar
  • Downtown Historic Points of Interest Walking Tour with Interactive Plaques
  • Comprehensive Del Mar Village Website
  • Downtown Business Directory (Include Happy Hours, Happenings and Community Events)
  • Community and Business Newsletters
  • Comprehensive Destination Marketing
  • Del Mar Village Logo/Branding
  • Downtown Village Map/Brochure and Directory
  • PR/Tourism Outreach
  • New Businesses Recruitment
  • Vacant Downtown Properties link for Commercial Property Owners

Community Events

  • Summer Solstice (June)
  • Taste of Del Mar (September)
  • Breast Cancer Cheering Station (November)
  • Santa by the Sea/Holiday Tree Lighting (December)
  • Breeders’ Cup Festival Events (October-November)

Downtown Improvement Projects

  • Del Mar Village Entrance Signs
  • Del Mar Pedestrian Signs and Lifeguard Station Signs
  • Del Mar Village Banners
  • Del Mar Village Holiday Tree, 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

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

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