OIFF Oceanside International Film Festival 2017

7 Can’t Miss Moments at the Oceanside International Film Festival

The 8th annual cinematic celebration in Oceanside is back! With a schedule packed full of can’t miss film premiers, a women of the industry discussion panel, live music re-scores of “Night of the Living Dead” and “Mad Max”, and more! To help you plan out your festival experience check out our list of 7 can’t miss moments happening at this year’s Oceanside International Film Festival.

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Bunker House (1885) and Apotheque Lifestyle Spa (2017) Oceanside, CA

Downtown Oceanside Historical Landmarks

With its origins dating back to 1888, the City of Oceanside has survived through some of the roughest times in the United States history ultimately blossoming into the vibrant and authentic city we know and love today. Our history is not all lost however, Oceanside still has numerous landmarks dating back well over a century that continue to contribute to the magic that makes our downtown so great. Check out these four special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.

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South O Walkabout

11 Awesome Events in August

The August calendar is smokin’ hot with some really “cool” events happening right here in Oceanside. With so much going on including the Oceanside Film Festival, monthly Art Walk and South O Walkabout, as well as surfing competitions, beach festivals, live music, a free movie and more be sure to check out our list of 11 highlights that you won’t want to miss this August!

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Ultimate Selfie Waverider Helicopter Tours

Unique and Unexpected Things to do in Oceanside

Looking for something fun, unique, and maybe even a little quirky to do in Oceanside? Well look no further, we’ve got a list of awesome unexpected activities you can enjoy in Oceanside that will leave you with incredible pictures and plenty of stories to tell! Whether it be taking an ‘ultimate selfie’ helicopter flight for pictures that will leave your followers speechless, or riding the waves in Sumo Surf Tubes, catching fish with your bare hands, or embarking on a self-guided mural tour. What ever your style, we’ve got you covered for all things fun and unique!

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Supergirl Pro Lakey Peterson Oceanside Pier Surf Contest San Diego

July Events in Oceanside

Summer in Southern California is in full swing by July making Oceanside the perfect place to escape the heat while enjoying a spectacular beach getaway! Chalk full of fun activities and events that will keep you coming back for more this July, Oceanside offers a unique blend of family-friendly, artistic, musical, entertaining, and informative events that are pure O’side! To help you plan out your next visit check out our sample list of 11 events that give you an idea of what you can experience this July along the sunny coast.

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Least Tern Batiquitos Birding

San Diego County Summer Birding

The Summer Months in San Diego County bring about fantastic opportunities for birders to observe the local breeding grounds filled with new families of various species, including the endangered California Least Tern. As the Summer continues so does the excitement, with the post-breeding diffusion often resulting in unusual species sightings!

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RAAM Vans

Have you seen the RAAM Vans?

Over the next several days you will begin to see vehicles covered in stickers and decals, some even with speakers attached to the roof of the vehicles. You may ask yourself what is going on?, but have no fear! These are the RAAM vans! They are the support vehicles for the participants of Race Across America (RAAM) and Race Across the West (RAW) and will be traveling with the riders as they make their way from Oceanside, CA to their final destinations of either Annapolis, MD or Durango, CO

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Movie at the Oceanside Pier

12 Can’t Miss Events Happening in June

Summer unofficially kicks-off on Memorial Day weekend down in Southern California, and we are excited for all of the fun events scheduled for June! As the weather starts to heat up everywhere else, think of Oceanside as your cool Southern California beach escape. Whether you enjoy live music and games, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in some diverse cultural celebrations, enjoy a free movie at the Pier, cheer on the Independence Parade, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the waves go by, Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of must see events taking place this month.

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Local Tap House Executive Chef Daniel Pundik

Daniel Pundik: The Locals’ Chef

Catch up with one of Oceanside’s superstar chefs, Daniel Pundik of Local Tap House. Learn all about his inspirations as a chef, his culinary style, the locally sourced ingredients he uses, food trends, what he loves about the Oceanside culinary community and dining scene, and more! There’s even some sneak peak information about his newest venture, Exhale, and how it will differ from already popular LTH!

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California Welcome Center Outside

The Questions You’ve Been Asking at the California Welcome Center

Oceanside’s California Welcome Center is a powerful resource for visitors and locals alike. Leading the way on TripAdvisor as the #1 thing to do in the city, the Welcome Center sees more than 60,000 visitors every year and the knowledgeable volunteers and staff hear every traveler question under the sun. For the times you can’t make the drive over to the California Welcome Center in Oceanside, check out these answers to some of the most common questions being asked right now, including discount ticket information, where to get a cup of great coffee and where you can eat while enjoying a great view!

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