WELCOME TO
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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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.

Best Season for your Oceanside Family Reunion

Are you planning a family getaway or family reunion and need help deciding when is the best time of year for your group to visit? Check out our list of seasonal events and activities perfect for entertaining the entire family.
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January Oceanside Events

Now that the holiday season has come to an end, January is the perfect time to not only refocus your energy, but also take advantage of our extremely mild winter weather by enjoying these events and activities that would otherwise be impossible anywhere else in the country. From practicing yoga with wine on the side, learning about Mission art conservation, embarking on a birding walk and more, Oceanside is the place to be to start 2020 off right!
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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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