Awesome Oceanside Events This April
It’s time to get outside in O’side this spring! As the weather continues to heat up and spring landscapes bloom, Oceanside welcomes you with open arms to make your next adventure in the city one to remember. Throughout the month of April, enjoy a variety of Oceanside events including the inaugural API Festival, Harbor Wine Cruises, Tremont Collective Market, Easter Egg Hunt and much more!
Stay up to date with upcoming events events taking place this month and beyond by visiting the Oceanside Event Calendar.
What: Athletes from around the world travel to Oceanside for the IRONMAN 70.3. The course consists of the following: 1.2 mile swim in the Pacific Ocean, 56 mile bike loop through Camp Pendleton, and 13.1 mile run along the coastal community in Oceanside. Everyone is welcome to cheer on the athletes as they complete this intense course!
When: Saturday, April 1, 2023, All Day
Where: Oceanside Pier, 301 The Strand N Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: IRONMAN 70.3
Oceanside Harbor Wine Cruise
What: Join Oceanside Adventures and Beach House Winery for a 90-minute evening cruise aboard a luxurious catamaran through the beautiful Oceanside Harbor. The cruise features an appetizer platter and three tastes of wines from Beach House Winery. Cost is $49 per person, 21 and over.
When: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 5pm-6:30pm
Where: Oceanside Adventures, 256 Harbor Drive South, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Adventures
First Friday at Tremont Collective
What: Join the Tremont Collective the first Friday of each month for live music, art, food, drinks, giveaways, and more. It’s a great atmosphere to spend an evening with friends and family.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023, 5pm-11pm
Where: Tremont Collective, 602 S Tremont St, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Tremont Collective
Oceanside Bakery Local Market
What: Join O’side Bakery for their monthly local outdoor market. There will be good music, good food, local artists + raffles from 20+ businesses, and a good time!
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 10am – 2pm
Where: O’side Bakery, 3815 Mission Ave Unit 101, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: O’side Bakery
Annual City of Oceanside Easter Egg Hunt
What: The City of Oceanside’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place from 8:45am – 1pm on Saturday April 8th. The hunt will begin promptly at 10am and is FREE for children ages 3-11. Families are encouraged to come early. This family-friendly event will include candy, prizes, entertainment, and of course, a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny! Don’t forget to bring your own bag or Easter basket!
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 8:45am – 11am
Where: Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Blvd. Oceanside CA 92057
More Info: Easter Egg Hunt
Earth Day Fun Zone at the Sunset Market
What: Join the City’s Green Oceanside team to celebrate Earth Day at the Sunset Market Fun Zone. Enjoy family-friendly games and crafts that will center on being better stewards of our planet by conserving water, protecting our watershed, and recycling and composting right. Be sure to invite your friends and family and stop by the Green Oceanside booth at the market to get involved!
When: Thursday, April 20, 2023, 5pm – 9 pm
Where: Sunset Market, 401 Pier View Wy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Parks and Rec
Native Plant Garden Tour with Buena Vista Audubon
What: Come see over 18 Native Plant Gardens in the Historic Seaside Neighborhood of Downtown Oceanside! Plant experts and neighborhood locals will lead a 1.5 mile walking tour to see these wonderful front yard gardens. Meet at 2pm, Sunday, April 23rd in the St. Mary School parking lot at 515 Wisconsin Ave. The guided tour is free. Kids will be selling lemonade and cookies along the route. St. Mary School is one block east of the 101 Café near Coast Highway and Wisconsin St. The Oceanside Coastal Neighborhood Association and Buena Vista Audubon Society sponsor our 2023, 19th Annual Tour.
When: Sunday, April 23, 2023, 2pm – 6pm
Where: Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center, 2202 S Coast Hwy Oceanside CA 92054
More Info: Buena Vista Audubon Events
Asian Pacific Islander Festival
What: There’s no city better than Oceanside to show Southern California the traditional arts and culture of the Asian and Pacific Islander countries. Celebrate heritage and traditions at the First Annual Southern California Asian Pacific Islander Festival. This free event will include live performances, culinary arts, cultural education, martial arts, artisan booths, zen senior lounge, and much more!
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 10am-5pm
Where: Oceanside Civic Center, Pier View Way & North Ditmar Street, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: API Festival
Frankie’s Jazz Jam
What: Head to Frankie’s Oceanside for their monthly Jazz Jam! Enjoy live jazz, amazing drinks, and musicians can jam with The Soto Six! Everyone 21+ is welcome to participate. Amps, PA, drums, and keyboard provided.
When: Sunday April 30, 2023, 6pm-9pm
Where: Frankie’s Oceanside, 406 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: The Soto Six
The Flower Fields
What: The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are back! From March 1st – May 8th, come to Carlsbad Ranch and take in the beautiful sights and smells that come from over 50 acres of vibrant blooming flowers! Special events such as concerts and workshops will be taking place throughout the time the fields are open
When: March 1 – May 8, Various Times
Where: Carlsbad Ranch, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
More Info: The Flower Fields Calendar of Events
Oceanside Sunset Market
What: Explore Sunset Market Day in Downtown Oceanside! This outdoor style festival brings together international food vendors, live entertainment and a children’s area – make an evening of it, stay and eat dinner! The market also includes arts and crafts vendors, making it a wonderful place to purchase the perfect gift or souvenir.
When: Every Thursday, 5pm-9pm
Where: Corner of Pier View Way and Coast Highway, Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Sunset Market
Sip, Paint and Gaze
What: Join Cynthia’s Artistic Expressions every Friday 5:30-7:30pm to “Sip, Paint and Gaze” on the rooftop of the Mission Pacific Resort painting the Oceanside Pier. Tickets are $55 per person and includes all art supplies, instructions, 3 hours of validated parking and a complimentary glass of wine and the best ocean views.
When: Every Friday, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Mission Pacific Hotel, 201 N Myers St, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: For reservations, please call (760) 655-1332.