July Events in Oceanside
Summer in Southern California is in full swing making Oceanside the perfect place to enjoy a spectacular beach getaway! Chock-full of fun activities and events that will keep you coming back for more, Oceanside offers a unique blend of family-friendly, artistic, musical, entertaining, and adventurous things to do that are fun for every occasion! To help you plan out your next visit, check out our upcoming list of events that give you an idea of what you can experience this July along our sunny coastline. To view all of July’s events and future events to look forward to, visit our Oceanside Event Calendar.
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: Friday, July 9, 2021, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Mission Pacific Hotel, 201 N Myers St, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: For reservations, please call (760) 655-1332.
What: The Oceanside Historical Society will be hosting their Downtown History Walks for 2021 on the second Saturday of each month beginning at 9:00 a.m. Your tour guide will be a member of the Oceanside Historical Society, eager to show you around beautiful downtown Oceanside! The 2-hour history walk tour will begin at the front of the Oceanside Public Library (look for the Andrew Jackson Myers plaque) and will show participants the historical significance of local homes, churches & banks, three Irving J. Gill buildings, the famed “Top Gun” house, the Oceanside Pier & bandshell, and a variety of other sites. These walks are free (donations accepted) and open to everyone, and are pleasantly paced so folks of all ages can participate.
When: Saturday, July 10, 2021, 9am-11am
Where: Civic Center Plaza, 300 North Coast Highway, Oceanside CA 92054
What: The creative spirit unique to the community of Oceanside is on prominent display through its stunning and vibrant collection of outdoor murals. Explore this state-recognized cultural district through the lens of public art. Join local arts advocate Brigid Parsons and special guest artists for a newly designed tour that will lead you through the heart of downtown O’side, and hear the hidden stories behind the creation of some of its most impressive works of art. In association with the Sidewalk Activism exhibition, participants will also receive free admission to OMA for the day.
When: Saturday, July 10, 2021, 10am-11:30am
Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Murals Tour
What: Join Pacific Coast Spirits for their Makers Marker every third Wednesday of the month. From 4pm-8pm enjoy live music, local goods and fun times! All locally crafted goods by local vendors.
When: Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 4pm-8pm
Where: Pacific Coast Spirits, 404 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Pacific Coast Spirits
What: Nevada Corner Market is looking to bring together a community around comic book lovers, anime fans, local artists, cosplayers, toy/card collectors and video game fanatics. The market will feature comics, local artists, cosplayers, coffee, food, and desserts.
When: Saturday, July 24, 2021, 10am-4pm
Where: Panels Comic Book Coffee Bar, 713 Mission Ave Suite A, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Nevada Street Nerd Market
What: For the artist, Oceanside offers gorgeous coastlines, charming cityscapes, peaceful lagoons, rolling hills with lush flora and fauna, and the historic Mission San Luis Rey, among other visual splendors to capture on canvas or media of your choosing. We take our art seriously and were recently designated one of 14 California Cultural Districts and that’s why we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome you here to the Oceanside Plein Air Festival.
En plein air (French for “outdoors”) or plein air painting is a painting completed in the field, on location, and “in the moment.” All skill levels are encouraged. Any artist may participate, and no membership required.
The public is welcome and encouraged to check out the events and watch the painting action in person.
When: July 24-31, 2021
Where: Various locations in Oceanside
More Info: Plein Air Art Festival
What: Oceanside’s only live jazz series returns to the Brown Cup Cafe! Join The Soto Six as they make their long-awaited return and bring live jazz back to Oceanside! Come out, bring a friend, and share in the joy of the return of live jazz. You don’t want to miss it!
When: Friday, July 30, 2021, 6pm-8pm
Where: Brown Cup Cafe & Lounge, 401 N Coast Hwy Ste E, Oceanside CA 92054
More Info: The Soto Six at Brown Cup Cafe
What: Arrowood Community Fair is an outdoor local artisan craft fair! There will be LIVE Music, Food and Drink specials! Pick up some homemade Bath salts, Cannoli’s, Jewelry, Succulents and soo much more. Runs the last Saturday of each month!
When: Saturday, July 31, 2021, 11am-4pm
Where: Arrowood Golf Course, 5201 Village Drive, Oceanside, CA 92057
More Info: Arrowood Golf Course
What: Sunset Market Day in Downtown Oceanside is BACK! 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
What: Join Coomber Craft Wines for an evening of live music, food and wine! There are two time slots that you can reserve, 5:30 to 7pm OR 7:30 to 9pm.
When: Monday – Sunday, 5:30pm and 7:30pm
Where: Coomber Craft Wines, 611 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054