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7 Can’t Miss Moments at the Oceanside International Film Festival

The 7th annual cinematic celebration in Oceanside is back! With a schedule packed full of over 70 film screenings, a special Star Wars workshop, meet and greets, Q&A sessions, live entertainment, an amazing after party and more you wont want to miss this eight-day long celebration! To help you plan out your festival experience check out our list of 7 can’t miss moments happening at this year’s Oceanside International Film Festival.

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5 Tips to Improve Surfing

With the Pacific Ocean at our back door, when you are in Oceanside being out in the water is a must! But what if surfing doesn’t come as natural to you as it does others? Here are five easy tips on how to improve your surfing skills so that you are ready for the next epic swell.

Oceanside Art Events

With talented local artists putting out fantastic work, Oceanside businesses happy to show the art off, passionate locals pushing art as a priority, and a strong foundation of established art institutes and museums, Oceanside has developed a diverse and welcoming art community that is here to stay! So grab a friend, your significant other, or even your kids and check out these amazing Oceanside art events!

San Diego County Fair Tripper

Take the Train to the Fairgrounds: San Diego County Fair

The San Diego County Fair is back! As one of San Diego’s most popular summer time events you do not want to miss the fun and festivities! With exciting and thrilling rides, excellent food, live music and concerts, contests, exhibits, petting zoo’s, and more there is sure to be something for everyone. Check out our helpful tips on how to best experience the fair and get there from right here in Oceanside!

Easter in Oceanside

Easter Weekend is almost here, and what better place to celebrate than Oceanside? Enjoy everything this beautiful beach city has to offer, including great weather, a bustling dining scene, and family-friendly events for everyone to enjoy! We hope you have a fantastic Easter and we look forward to seeing everyone out enjoying themselves this weekend!

Visiting Oceanside With Fido

With so much to offer Oceanside has become an ever increasingly popular tourist destination in Southern California, but when it comes to your furry friend is he or she welcome to enjoy the activities and scenery by your side? In short, YES your pets are welcome to enjoy one of SoCal’s premier beach cities right there with you!
Here’s some information that will help you make the most of your Oceanside trip with Fido:

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights

Christmas is only weeks away and the celebrations are underway. Mark your calendar to attend the annual Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights. At this fun event, you will see boats of all shapes and sizes decorated in their finest holiday attire, including lights, ornaments, and lots of holiday trimmings. Not only are the boats decorated, but you might just find some captains dressed in their holiday best as well.

Kids Play and Explore for Free this October

City and tourism officials in San Diego are bringing back “Kids Free” promotions throughout San Diego’s in the month of October. This is a unique time in which San Diego residents and visitors alike can enjoy local attractions at discounted rates, experiencing the best San Diego has to offer. With more than 100 offers city wide, there is something for everyone! Here are a few attractions, museums, tours, and travel companies that are participating in the Kids Free in October promotion.