What you should know

About Us

Visit Oceanside is the o’fficial O’side tourism marketing organization.

We’re locals and lovers
of all thing O’side.

For 10 years, the Visit Oceanside team has been promoting our beloved hometown and all its quirky awesomeness to leisure and group travelers. We love O’side! And we’re proud that we influence about one-third of the $271 million that visitors spend in Oceanside each year, supporting nearly 3,000 O’side jobs. We operate the California Welcome Center, a one-stop shop for visitors’ travel, ticketing, and souvenir needs, and facilitate the Oceanside Tourism Council that partners with tourism-related businesses on issues impacting tourism and visitor spending, like group travel, public policy, education, and marketing. We’re all about creating a visitor-friendly community here in O’side and helping the world get to know our city as a premiere Southern California beach destination.

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Leslee Gaul

President and CEO

Tyler Garcia

Vice President of Business and Brand Development

Michelle Martini-Brown

Director of Sales Operations

Shae Geary

Director of Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Tanner Yates

Director of Marketing & Communications

ManLai Tam

Executive Assistant / Operations Manager

Veronica Voorhees

Digital Content Manager

Jenny Roberts

Marketing Coordinator

Darren Chong

Marketing Intern

Viri Martinez

Sales Coordinator

Lydia Petroff

Welcome Center Manager, California Welcome Center-Oceanside

Lela Brown

Visitor Services & Retail Purchaser, California Welcome Center-Oceanside

Sharon Kloosterman

Visitor Services & Volunteer Coordinator, California Welcome Center-Oceanside
Oceanside Visitors Guide 2023

Sharing some O'side love with our Visitor guide.

Oceanside Visitors Guide 2023

Sharing some O'side love with our Visitor guide.

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