Bunker House (1885) and Apotheque Lifestyle Spa (2017) Oceanside, CA

Downtown Oceanside Historical Landmarks

With its origins dating back to 1888, the City of Oceanside has survived through some of the roughest times in the United States history ultimately blossoming into the vibrant and authentic city we know and love today. Our history is not all lost however, Oceanside still has numerous landmarks dating back well over a century that continue to contribute to the magic that makes our downtown so great. Check out these four special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.

11 Great Events in October

While the rest of the United States is getting colder, Oceanside still boasts clear skies and sunshine in October! So avoid the cold weather, take in the warm beach ambiance, and check out our list of 11 awesome October events in Oceanside! With opportunities ranging from Oktoberfest celebrations, to Halloween events that let you get into the spooky spirit, to markets and art walks, to unique chances to take part in the Mexican cultural celebration of Dia de los Muertos, and everything in between! You are sure to find something for everyone to enjoy while basking in Oceanside’s warm October weather.

Scarred for Life Exhibit and Workshop OMA Ted Meyer

Military Exhibits and Celebrations

With Oceanside’s close proximity to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, our community has a unique connection to the United States Military as well as a profound respect for the service-members and their families. This summer, the California Surf Museum and Oceanside Museum of Art are housing new exhibits that highlight distinct perspectives of military personnel and the different processes of healing they go through to overcome their physical and emotional wounds from combat.

Roddy Browning

Summertime Wine and At-Home Pickling

Roddy Browning, owner of Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen and the author of our new culinary series “86 the Hot Tea,” offers insight from his experience owning a popular restaurant and farm, with over 20 years of combined experience in wine studies to give an inside look into seasonal food and wine. This month Roddy gives his choice of two great affordable summertime wines, as well as information about pickling left over produce to get the most out of your personal garden.

Least Tern Batiquitos

San Diego County Summer Birding

The Summer Months in San Diego County bring about fantastic opportunities for birders to observe the local breeding grounds filled with new families of various species, including the endangered California Least Tern. As the Summer continues so does the excitement, with the post-breeding diffusion often resulting in unusual species sightings!

World Famous Mud Run_ Camp Pendleton

10 Can’t Miss Events Happening in June

With summer unofficially kicking-off on Memorial Day weekend, we are excited for all of the fun events scheduled for June right here in Oceanside (and a few honorable mentions happening around San Diego County). As the weather starts to heat up, think of Oceanside as your cool Southern California beach escape. Whether you enjoy live music and games, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in the diverse cultures present in Oceanside, enjoy a free movie at the Pier, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the waves go by Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of 10 must see events taking place this month.