Downtown Oceanside is the home to dozens of beautiful and striking murals which engage the community, and help to make our city more inviting and walk-able. Check out our rundown of a few of these murals, their artist’s backstories and our mural map which highlights each mural’s location!
The Summer Months in San Diego County bring about fantastic opportunities for birders to observe the local breeding grounds filled with new families of various species, including the endangered California Least Tern. As the Summer continues so does the excitement, with the post-breeding diffusion often resulting in unusual species sightings!
Fourth of July is coming up! 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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Stay up to date with June events happening in Oceanside hosted by your favorite local businesses!
Coffee junkies unite! If you’re searching for a caffeine fix look no further than the eclectic and vibrant local coffee scene in Oceanside, California. Come and enjoy great brew to go along with delicious pastries, comic books, old school records and more!
With the sudden COVID-19 pandemic reaching the United States, the Oceanside community of locals and businesses stepped up in a big way. Check out these O’mazing O’side O’riginals and their stories during these trying times.
With its origins dating back to 1888, the City of Oceanside has survived through some of the roughest times in the United States history ultimately blossoming into the vibrant and authentic city we know and love today. Our history is not all lost however, Oceanside still has numerous landmarks dating back well over a century that continue to contribute to the magic that makes our downtown so great. Check out these five special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.
To all you dreamers and vacation enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Embark on a digital escape to our favorite destination: Oceanside, CA. Join us as we share what a day in O’side looks like from sunrise in the Harbor to sunset as the waves crash into Oceanside’s 1,954-foot-long historical pier. Along the way, tour through natural preserves at the Buena Vista Lagoon, enjoy some fresh air at Guajome Park and wave “Hello” to our resident O’siders – the Harbor Sea Lions!
Calling all selfie lovers, keen eyed creatives, and capturers of the moment! Whether you enjoy photographing sunset filled landscapes, vibrant street murals, crashing waves, docked boats, sea lions, whales or dolphins check out these great places to snap away in Oceanside.
Got the wallet blues, or just looking for fun things to do without breaking the bank? Look no further! Oceanside has you covered with these activities, including hiking, tours, beach days, markets and more!
Spring time is already here, can you believe it? Oceanside is not only bursting with life, but also with a plethora of great events and activities taking place throughout the city this March. From “Sweet Charity” at the Brooks Theatre, to Harbor Wine Cruises, 333’s Music at the Museum & more, now is the time to come visit Oceanside!
Every year thousands of 4th graders make their way to one of the 21 missions laced throughout California to learn about the state’s early history, settlement, indigenous people and more. Oceanside is home to the “King of the Missions” Old Mission San Luis Rey, the largest of the 21 California Missions which offers the following full featured 4th grade field trip experience complete with presentations, tours, a scavenger hunt and more!