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OCEANSIDE

Oceanside is a true SoCal beach town with a tangible laid-back vibe. The city boasts spectacular year-round weather, gorgeous beaches, an historic wooden pier, quaint New England-style harbor, and charming bungalow neighborhoods.

O’side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where you can explore everything from awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures, California history at the “King of Missions,” and surf culture at the California Surf Museum. As a playful and diverse destination, we value personal expression and originality, inviting you to play in a real SoCal beach town and Respect the O’riginals.

Centrally located in the heart of Southern California, Oceanside is perfectly situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, making it easy to visit family-favorite attractions such as LEGOLAND California Resort, Disneyland California Resort, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

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THINGS TO DO IN OCEANSIDE

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Things to Do in Oceanside
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HISTORIC HIGHWAY 101
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OCEANSIDE EVENTS

Look no further to find arts and cultural celebrations, family-friendly events, live entertainment, and more! You are invited to join in on the fun and experience a taste of Oceanside’s local personality.

OCEANSIDE EVENTS

Look no further to find arts and cultural celebrations, family-friendly events, live entertainment, and more! You are invited to join in on the fun and experience a taste of Oceanside’s local personality.

O'RIGINAL O'SIDERS

The people of Oceanside keep the local spirit alive by being innovative and creative. Meet some of these local personalities and discover what they love about their city and how being in Oceanside has sparked their creativity and inspiration.

O'RIGINAL O'SIDERS

The people of Oceanside keep the local spirit alive by being innovative and creative. Meet some of these local personalities and discover what they love about their city and how being in Oceanside has sparked their creativity and inspiration.

4th of July Activities

Fourth of July is coming up, and now is the time to start planning which patriotic events you will be attending! To help you decide we have compiled a list of fun, family friendly events happening all week in and around Oceanside for you to experience and enjoy this Independence Day!
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Fun Summer Beach Events in Oceanside

Looking for fun ways to celebrate the return of Summer? Oceanside’s got you covered with these great beach-y events, ranging from surf festivals to cultural celebrations to the Dinghy Parade and more! The event calendar is full of hot activities that will have you begging to spend another day in Oceanside!
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Oceanside Breweries

Oceanside is home to 8 craft breweries all with their own personality and style.

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Bike Trails

Explore by bike! From coastal cruises to endurance challenges we have a bike route for you.

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Discount Attraction Tickets

Save while you play. The Oceanside Visitor Center sells discounted tickets to LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo and more.

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Weddings & Special Events

Plan a picture-perfect wedding or special event in Oceanside. The Group Travel Department is here to help.

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