Oceanside Events to Not Miss this March
Springtime is already here, can you believe it? With the month of March comes the blossoming of flowers (including the famous Flower Fields!) as well as Live Music, Theatre Performances at The Brook’s Theatre and “Oceanside Night” at the San Diego Sockers! March truly is one of the most beautiful times to be in Oceanside, and the countless fun events and activities taking place throughout the month make it an ideal time to come and visit. So no matter what you’re looking to do or see, Oceanside has you covered this spring!
To see the rest of the events taking place this month and beyond be sure to visit the Oceanside Event Calendar.
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, 2023 Various Times
Where: Carlsbad Ranch, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
More Info: The Flower Fields Calendar of Events
What: : An absurd musical full of misfits and miscreants trailing along after a dead man on holiday, “Lucky Stiff,” written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, is “Weekend at Bernie’s” meets “You’ve Got Mail!” Based on the novel The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo by Michael Butterworth, “Lucky Stiff” is a life-affirming comedy served up with a dash of danger featuring romance, disguises, farcical chases, and an omnipresent corpse.
When: Friday-Sundays, March 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 2023, 2pm and 8pm Showings
Where: Oceanside Theatre Company, 219 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Theatre Company
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, March 4, 2023, 5pm-6:30pm
Where: Oceanside Adventures, 256 Harbor Drive South, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Adventures Harbor Wine Cruises
What: On the second Wednesday of every month come join the friends of El Corazon for their monthly bird walk at the Garrison Creek Trailhead. Denise Riddle will also be sharing her knowledge of the local flora and the history of El Corazon.
When: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 7:30am – 10:30am
Where: El Corazon Park, 3210 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Buena Vista Audubon
What: Join Pour House for the best St Paddy’s Day party this side of Killarney! SD’s most popular Irish band, Blindfold Monks, perform classic & original music from the Emerald Isle. It’s a heady mix of acoustic folk & rock, all delivered with David Lally’s charming & disarming lilt. So wear your green and get ready to dance and celebrate in true Irish fashion!
When: Friday, March 17, 2023, 6:30pm-8pm
Where: Pour House, 1903 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Pour House
What: This is a surfing competition to qualify competitors to the West Coast Championships, U.S. Championships, Prime Event & any World Team Event. Sponsored by Western Surfing Association. Viewing the competition is free and open to the public, all ages will enjoy. And don’t forget your sunscreen!
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 6:30am-5:30pm
Where: South Harbor Jetty, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Western Surfing Championships
What: Join Oceanside Museum of Art for an evening of art and drinks in celebration the opening of five exhibitions. Encounter saucy suits, mesmerizing raw materials, a perspective shift on pigment, and the tension between imagination and reality, past and present. Connect with fellow artists, curators, and the community as you explore the art and stories of Southern California artists.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Museum of Art
What: You are going to want to “Jump!” at the chance to see The Atomic Punks: The Tribute to Early Van Halen Live in Concert at Arrowood Golf Course! There will be food and drink specials to help you rock all night! Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 6pm-8pm
Where: Arrowood Golf Course, 5201 Village Drive, Oceanside, CA 92057
More Info: Tickets
What: The San Diego Sockers are moving to Oceanside. The Frontwave Arena, coming in 2024, will be the new home of the 16-time indoor soccer champions. Games will be even more exciting with fans being close to the action and having access to the finest arena amenities and sightlines. Celebrate “Oceanside Night” with 2 for 1 tickets and a cowbell giveaway!
When: Sunday, March 19, 2023, 5:00pm
Where: Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
More Info: San Diego Sockers
What: Join the Oceanside Theatre Company for an evening with master musician and multi-instrumentalist, Vanessa Collier. Collier weaves funk, soul, rock, and blues into every powerful performance. With soulful vocals, searing saxophone, and witty songwriting, Collier is blazing a trail, racking up an impressive arsenal of honors and has already signaled herself out as an artist of distinction.
When: Friday, March 24, 2023, 8:00pm
Where: Brooks Theatre, 219 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Oceanside Theatre Company
What: The IRONKIDS Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of “competition”, without the pressure of a competitive race. At IRONKIDS it’s all about the fun! Ages 1 year- 17 years are encouraged to participate. Halloween fitness friendly costumes are encouraged for the kids!! Run distances are based on the children’s age and interest. Participants will receive a race bib, medal, bag and the pride of calling themselves an IRONKID! There are three different distances; 80ft toddler trot, 1/2 mile + one mile.
When: Friday, March 31, 2023, 5pm
Where: Oceanside Pier, 300 The Strand N, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Ironman
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
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.