California Welcome Center, Oceanside, Visitor Center, Information Center

Volunteer Corner: Summer Tips From the California Welcome Center

We are often asked for recommendations on a number of things from those visiting wonderful North San Diego County; with such a diverse and thriving area there is certainly no shortage of things to do! The best place to get those questions answered is always the California Welcome Center here in Oceanside, with 60+ volunteers that operate the center and encounter these questions daily there is a wealth of great information there. To highlight this we are launching Volunteer Corner, bringing you ideas and suggestions from our wonderful knowledgeable volunteers.

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Beach Soccer Championship

Events to Plan For in The Month of May

May is here, one of the most beautiful months of the year in Oceanside and a perfect time to visit and experience everything this beach city has to offer. Whether you enjoy live music and gourmet food, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in a Pulitzer Prize winning classic at the theatre, rock out to music and get covered in vibrant colors, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the Beach Soccer Championships, Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of wonderful events like these that you can experience during May in Oceanside.

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Least Tern With Chick

Spring Birding in San Diego County

Spring time is here, the perfect time to go birding in San Diego County! Beautiful migrating species are arriving, males are out vying for attention with their beautiful songs, females are hard at work building nests, and new parents can be seen feeding and tending to their noisy youngsters. No matter what you’re looking for you are sure to have a good time birding here in San Diego County.

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2017 Oceanside Tourism Summit

Visit Oceanside unveiled its 2017 branding campaign “O’riginal O’siders” at the 7th Annual Oceanside Tourism Summit held on April 18th at the city’s historic Star Theatre. Using words such as authentic, real, inventive, free-spirited and unorthodox, the campaign will focus on the unique people, places and events that give Oceanside its one-of-a-kind personality. Awards were also shared with industry partners that stood out and supported local tourism efforts over the past year.

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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!

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Team Building Exercise

Team Building Retreats at the Beach

Oceanside is becoming the hub for retreats and team building with its beautiful weather, miles of sandy beaches, and numerous options to eat, play, shop, and stay. Our recent group was Texas Roadhouse who gathered 45 team members to enjoy an awesome team building retreat in Oceanside! Outside of the meeting room, the group bonded through their team-oriented beach boot camp, themed dinners, and exploration of all of the local food and brew spots.

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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:

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