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Kids Play and Explore for Free this October

Kids Free October is back! This month long celebration invites you to experience some of Oceanside and San Diego County’s best attractions, tours, museums and more at discounted rates. There is sure to be something for everyone! To help you plan your own family celebration check out our list of attractions, museums, tours and more that are participating in this year’s Kids Free October.

California Surf Museum Free for Kids

California Surf Museum: Kids Free in October Visit the California Surf Museum where the permanent collection chronicles the history of surfboards and wave-riding along with many revolving exhibits each year such as the Bethany Hamilton’s shark-bitten board. In its current facility, it houses a rare set of archives and collections gathered over more than 30

Kids Go Free: Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside Museum of Art: Kids Free in October Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) explores new, relevant, and historical art of Southern California. Like art itself, OMA is always fresh, sometimes edgy, sometimes traditional, and frequently unexpected. Among the exhibitions open in October is Brian Kesinger: Dream it Yourself which is sure to be a family

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Quick Hikes In & Around Oceanside

Are you looking for some quick hikes in and around Oceanside? If so, check out our handy-dandy overview of some easily accessible local trails and hikes that offer a chance to enjoy the great weather and natural beauty of Southern California without requiring a grueling and difficult trek! From the beautiful and smooth trails around Guajome Lake, to the 7.2 mile bike friendly San Luis Rey River Trail, to the nature reserve at Batiquitos Lagoon, there’s plenty of beautiful options to choose from!

Oceanside Restaurants Open this Holiday Season

The Holidays are a time for family, togetherness, and joy. The holidays also bring about a long list of things to prepare for, whether it be gifts to buy, hotel reservations to make, or food to cook. With so much to do, sometimes having to make a Christmas meal can fall to the bottom of your list. If you are considering eating out these upcoming holidays take a look at this list of some Oceanside Restaurants open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.

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Can’t Miss Moments at the Oceanside International Film Festival

The 9th annual cinematic celebration in Oceanside is back! With a schedule packed full of can’t miss film premiers, a panel discussion with members of Animal Kingdom, discussions with award winning filmmaker Taylor Steele and actress Joanna Cassidy, and much more! To help you plan out your festival experience check out our list of a few can’t miss moments happening at this year’s Oceanside International Film Festival.