Kids Free October San Diego Oceanside

Kids Play and Explore for Free this October

City and tourism officials in San Diego have brought back the Kids Free October Celebration! This month long promotion allows San Diego resident and visitor families alike to experience some of San Diego County’s best attractions, tours, museums and more at discounted rates. With more than 100 promotions located across the county there is sure to be something for everyone! To help you plan your own family celebration check out our list of a few of the attractions, museums, tours and more that are participating in this year’s Kids Free October.

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Sunset Market Downtown Oceanside

What to Eat at the Oceanside Sunset Market

The decade-old Sunset Market in Oceanside is the center point where thousands of locals and tourists alike to come to downtown and experience four blocks worth of vendors, live music, arts & crafts, gourmet goods, kid’s activities and unbelievably good international cuisine. With so much going on some gems can be easy to miss, so be sure to check out these 6 delicious finds next time you visit the Sunset Market!

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Harbor Days PC: Lauren Milner

10 Can’t Miss September Events

September is here, school is back in session and summer is nearing its end, but don’t let that bring you down! Oceanside is offering a wide array of fun and exciting events ranging from live concerts, to the annual Tikiswim and Pier Swim, to the Semper Tri & Devil Dog Duathlon and more to help send summer off with a bang! Check out these 10 highlights for this September in Oceanside.

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Bike the Coast Rich Cruse Photography Family Bike Cycling Challenge

Fall Endurance Events

We know it is hard to believe, but fall is almost here! With the changing of seasons comes a whole slew of athletic events you can take part in right here in Oceanside. Whether you are looking for swimming events, cycling events, running events or a combination of all three, Oceanside has plenty of activities on the calendar to meet any fitness goal you might have.

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Flying Pig Pub and Kitchen- Fried Chicken

Pairing Chardonnay with Fried Chicken?

A twist on a southern classic. If you are looking to mix things up around the dinner table, we have a suggestion for you! Forget the sweet tea and toast to chardonnay with your fried chicken. This unique combination has been a hit during a local chef dinner, says foodie blog contributor Roddy Browning. Another southern treat. Check out a simple recipe for delicious fried green tomatoes.

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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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Beaches, Bikes, and Besties: A Girlfriend Getaway to Oceanside

Life gets hectic with crazy work schedules and family obligations. To gain some sanity, sometimes you just need a couple of days away with your girlfriends to laugh and have a little fun. Jamie Wade, an aesthetician from New Hampshire, recently did such a thing, gathering her girlfriends from across the country to meet in Oceanside to celebrate her 40th birthday. Discover what these eight fabulous ladies did during their 3-day girls getaway in Oceanside, CA.

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Longboard Beach Festival

11 Awesome Events in August

The August calendar is smokin’ hot with some really “cool” events happening right here in Oceanside. With so much going on including the annual Oceanside Film Festival, surfing competitions, live music, a free movie and more be sure to check out our list of 11 highlights that you won’t want to miss!

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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.

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Bowl of Frazier Farms Market Heirloom Tomato Salad

Summer Salads in Oceanside

Oceanside is home to an excellent culinary scene that produces edible masterpieces day after day. As the temperatures get warmer this summer, be sure to check out these refreshing locally made fresh summer salads produced by our fantastic local Oceanside businesses!

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