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.

First Friday: Art Walk & Music at the Museum

What: Celebrate the thriving arts and culture scene in the heart of downtown Oceanside. The First Friday Art Walk will showcase live performances, jewelry, pottery, crafts and pop-up art galleries showcased in local businesses and public spaces. Explore the exhibitions at Oceanside Museum of Art and stay for the music as First Friday Art Walk extends into the night at OMA with two-time San Diego Music Award winner, Taryn Donath.

When: Friday, July 1, 2022, 5pm-9pm

Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: Oceanside First Friday

Oceanside Fireworks Show

What: The City of Oceanside will host an incredible fireworks display at SoCal Soccer Complex at El Corazon in celebration of Oceanside’s 134th anniversary of the City’s incorporation. Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m. There will be food available onsite beginning at 5:30 p.m. This year’s event will feature live entertainment, a family fun zone with inflatables, a picnic area, and food vendors.

When: Sunday, July 3, 2022, 5:30pm-10pm

Where: SoCal Soccer Complex at El Corazon, 3300 El Corazon Drive, Oceanside CA 92054

More Info: Oceanside Fireworks Show

Outdoor Concert at Mission San Luis Rey

What: Join Mission San Luis Rey for a “kick-up-your-boots” fun evening of music and dancing at the Mission Pavilion to some of your favorite country tunes from Savannah. All ticket prices include one drink ticket. Table seating includes an appetizer platter. Drinks and light snacks will also be available for purchase.

When:  Friday, July 8, 2022, 6pm-8:30pm

Where: Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: Outdoor Concert at Mission San Luis Rey

Samoan Cultural Celebration

What: The Samoan Cultural Festival returns to Oceanside with a week of activities and events. This event is open to the public, will include traditional dancing, live music and performances, cultural competitions, food and local vendors, and more so don’t miss it!

When: Saturday, July 9, All Day

Where: Oceanside Pier Amphitheater, 200 The Strand North, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: Samoan Cultural Festival

Art Mart on the Terrace

What: Whether you’re a seasoned art collector or looking to start your collection, visit the Oceanside Museum of Art to purchase art from Southern California artists during our Artist Alliance Art Mart On The Terrace. Attention art collectors and enthusiasts! For one day only, visit the museum for a pop-up art sale and show on the front terrace featuring artwork created by members OMA’s Artist Alliance.

When:  Saturday, July 9, 2022, 11am-5pm 

Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

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Watermelon Festival at Mellano Farms

What: Join Mellano Farm Stand for Watermelon, Watermelon, and more Watermelon! Their fields are packed with ripe, sweet, juicy watermelons. Visitors will enjoy delicious food, live music, local vendors, crafts, tractor rides & strawberry u-pick, sunflower u-pick, and of course the farm stand will be full of flowers and produce including watermelons!

When:  Saturday, July 16 – Sunday, July 17, 2022,  10am-4pm

Where: Mellano Farm Stand, 5750 North River Rd, Oceanside, CA 92057

More Info: Watermelon Festival

Trivia at Booze Bros. Brewery

What: Starting July 19th head to Booze Bros Oceanside Taproom every Tuesday for trivia Night with Sunset Trivia. 

When: Tuesdays starting July 19, 2022, 6pm-8pm

Where: Booze Brothers Oceanside Taproom, 606 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: Sunset Trivia

Taste of Art: Metamorphosis at Oceanside Museum of Art

What: Do you love to look at things that change and grow? Join the Oceanside Museum of Art explore growth and maturity captured by the creative process. Inspired by the works of Pablo Picasso, chart the stages of transformation with quick sketches and final paintings in a variety of media. Enjoy appetizers and drinks during a brief presentation before creating an original work of art. All materials provided.

When:  Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6pm-8pm

Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: Taste of Art: Metamorphosis at Oceanside Museum of Art

 

Movie in the Park: Encanto

What: Join Oceanside Parks and Recreation Department this summer for Movies in the Park! These family-friendly movies will start at dark so be sure to check sunset times to make sure you are there on time. Don’t forget your chairs, blankets and snacks!

When:  Friday, July 22, 2022, 7pm-9pm

Where: Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Blvd, Oceanside CA 92054

More Info: Movie in the Park: Encanto

Presentation and Book Signing at California Surf Museum

What: Head to the California Surf Museum  for a presentation and Book Signing of Surf & Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture by Patrick Moser. A compelling merger of biography and sports history, Surf and Rescue brings to light the forgotten figure whose novel way of seeing the beach sparked the imaginations of people around the world.

When: Saturday, July 27, 2022, 6pm-8pm

Where: California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

More Info: California Surf Museum

Sunset Market

What: 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! 

When: Every Thursday Night, 5-9pm

Where: Pier View Way & North Tremont Street, Oceanside, CA, USA

More Info: Sunset Market

For a full list of events in Oceanside be sure to check our Event Calendar often!

Published: June 29, 2022
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