Still planning your New Years Eve and New Years Day festivities? Need a good place to have dinner, get a good drink and ring in the new year? Well, we have the complete guide to the best Oceanside New Years Eve events and a complete list of restaurant suggestions. And did we mention HomeAway.com recognized Oceanside, CA as one of the best places to ring in the new year!? Pretty cool, and true! Take a look at what Oceanside has to offer this New Years Eve and New Years Day.
Oceanside New Years Eve Events
LEGOLAND: Kids’ New Years Eve
The kids New Year’s Eve festivities kick-off early at LEGOLAND California with a party that lets kids celebrate the ringing in of 2016 without missing their bedtime. Like the famous ball dropping in Times Square, Kids’ New Year’s Eve at Legoland will include a countdown of its own with a huge LEGO brick that will be dropping 22-feet. Also, the park will display one of North San Diego County’s favorite fireworks display and feature live music with Award Winning Indie bands and have performances by some of the top children’s entertainers in the nation.
New Years Eve festivities begin at 2:00 pm. Fireworks are between 6:00pm – 7:00pm. Park closes at 7:00 pm.
For more information, visit LEGOLAND Kids NYE.
Pour House New Year’s Eve Music & Toast
Celebrate and “rock” New Year’s Eve in Downtown Oceanside with DJ Lexicon then LIVE Music at the Pour House on December 31, starting at 9:00 p.m. Then at midnight, toast to the New Year! 21+ Event, No Cover Charge! Yes! Even on NYE! Pour House firmly believes music should be free for all! Pour House in So. Oceanside specializes in unique local food, craft beers on tap, full bar and LIVE entertainment to keep downtown Oceanside nightlife moving on.
For more information, visit New Years Eve Music & Toast.
Rookies Restaurant & Sports Bar NYE Party
Come to the best NYE Party in North County with video-music set by resident DJ – DJ Nawtee!
Half off all food menu, $3 glass of champagne, $1 beers, $5 Cover Charge. These specials cannot be beat!
For more information, visit Rookies NYE Party.
2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Party at Gatsby’s
There is no other place in North County to celebrate New Year’s Eve than HSCC Gallery Gatsby’s thematic celebration in the historic 1924 Odd Fellows in Downtown Oceanside. This celebration is only for the movers & shakers who can dance and mingle in the Glam House of music and art until 1:00 a.m. Enjoy five LIVE performing DJs, Flapper Party Favors, Art Silent Auction, Video Art Installation, DIY Silkscreen T-Shirt Print lab, 1924 Inspired Photo Booth, Champagne, Beer, Craft Cocktails, Appetizers and more…
For more information, visit Gatsby’s NYE Party.
Ring in 2016 at 333 Pacific! Celebrate the New Year with a delicious 3-course menu plus a champagne toast. Indulge in delicious 8oz Filet Mignon, Pan Roasted Duck Breast, and many other choices! The NYE Menu is priced at $59.95 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.
New Years Eve: Open 4:00pm – 10:30pm
New Years Day: Open 5:00pm – 9:00pm
For more information, to see a full menu or to make a reservation, visit 333 Pacific.
Tremont Street Sports Bar and Grill
Come into Tremont Street Bar and Grill and bring in the new year with some great food and drinks. Famous for their burgers, which are made from 100% Angus Beef, they are sure to tempt the taste buds of any beef-loving burger connoisseur. Besides amazing burgers, Tremont offers beautiful salads, buffalo hot wings, Philly cheese steak sandwich, and much more.
New Years Eve: Open 11:30am – 5:00pm
New Years Day: Open 11:00am – 12am
For more information or to see a full menu, visit Tremont Bar and Grill.
Hello Betty Fish House
Davina’s Cabo Grill
Davina’s Cabo Grill is an Oceanside favorite. This multi-level restaurant with a rooftop patio, complete with fire pits and a full bar, has it all. From burgers to wings to shrimp tacos to burritos. Cabo Grill will surely have something you’ll absolutely love! And don’t forget about Cabo Grill’s famous margaritas and other drinks. You’ll always have a great time at Davina’s Cabo Grill!
New Years Eve: Open 11:00am – 2:00am
New Years Day: Open 11:00am – 2:00am
For more information or to see a full menu, visit Davina’s Cabo Grill.
Mission Ave Bar and Grill
Mission Ave Bar and Grill is an upscale restaurant that features over 40 different California beers, 60+ whiskeys and bourbons, and a menu with a wide range of delicious options from a watermelon steak salad to a sausage sandwich and more! Mission Ave Bar and Grill is also having a New Years Eve dinner special that consists of a 3-course meal with a glass of champagne, for $45/person. Also included, a complimentary photo booth you can take pictures in throughout the night. Reservations are encouraged: 760-637-2222
New Years Eve: Open 11:00am – 3:00pm. Closed 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Re-Open 6:00pm – 1:00am
New Years Day: Open 11:00am – 1:00am
For more information or to see a full menu, visit Mission Ave Bar and Grill.
Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill
Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill’s award winning Executive Chef, Luis Lopez Sr. creates the perfect seafood, steakhouse restaurant imaginable! The unique menu will surely impress your taste buds, and the view of the gorgeous Oceanside Harbor will take your breath away. From a beautifully presented Ahi stack to oyster shoots with Asian vodka to ceviche to chicken nachos. On New Years Eve, Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill has prepared a special New Years Eve menu that can be viewed here. Dedicated to freshness, this place has something for everyone.
New Years Eve: Open 11:00am – 12:00am
New Years Day: Open 11:00am – 9:00pm
For more information or to see a full menu, visit Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill.
For a full list of Downtown Oceanside restaurants open during New Years Eve and New Years Day, visit the full Holiday Season Dining Guide.
From all of us here at Visit Oceanside, have a safe, happy and healthy new year!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!