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11 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 11 highlights for this September in Oceanside.

Bike the Coast Rich Cruse Photography Family Bike Cycling Challenge

Fall Fitness Challenges

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.

South O Walkabout

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 Oceanside Film Festival, monthly Art Walk and South O Walkabout, as well as surfing competitions, beach festivals, live music, a free movie and more be sure to check out our list of 11 highlights that you won’t want to miss this August!

Supergirl Pro Lakey Peterson Oceanside Pier Surf Contest San Diego

July Events in Oceanside

Summer in Southern California is in full swing by July making Oceanside the perfect place to escape the heat while enjoying a spectacular beach getaway! Chalk full of fun activities and events that will keep you coming back for more this July, Oceanside offers a unique blend of family-friendly, artistic, musical, entertaining, and informative events that are pure O’side! To help you plan out your next visit check out our sample list of 11 events that give you an idea of what you can experience this July along the sunny coast.

Plan for Vacation Day

Start Planning Your Next Vacation!

There’s so much that keeps us from taking our days off—some imagined, some unavoidable—but don’t let failure to plan be the reason you don’t take time off. January 30th is National Plan for Vacation Day, and now is the time to make your 2018 vacation a priority! Need a little help? We are here every step of the way to make your vacation planning process a little easier with handy tips and expert advice about all things O’side.

Unique Local Shopping Opportunities

Shop Local at the California Welcome Center – Oceanside What local vendors are within the Welcome Center boutique? More than just visitor information, did you know that the California Welcome Center – Oceanside features an in-house boutique that features local artisans and Oceanside branded merchandise? Here are just a few of the local artists and entrepreneurs

Haunted Oceanside: Hill Street Café

“Sarah was the only spirit we made contact with that night, but it was unlike any encounter we’ve experienced as a team.” The two-story Victorian style home on the 101 has been a staple of Oceanside for nearly 130 years, but before it was the home to Hill Street Café, it was home to a woman who still resides there in spirit. As seen in the Osider Magazine, September/October 2016, Vol. 3 Issue 5. This article is available in a printed version until November, 2016. Words by Amber Lussier. Photos by Zach Cordner. Historical Research and Images by Krosti Hawthorne/Oceanside Historical Society.

Oktober Beer Guide

Oceanside is fast becoming a craft beer destination. Nearly a dozen microbreweries will be open by the end of the year. In the overall hoppy forward San Diego beer scene, it’s nice to find some approachable alternatives here in town that emphasize enticing flavor profiles such as brews on tap at Bagby Beer Company, Barrel Republic and Belching Beaver Brewery.