Spring break is winding down, but that does not mean there is a shortage of fun in Oceanside! Whether you are looking for something to do with the entire family, or you just want a night out for the adults, we have a few entertaining and engaging ideas for ways to spend these last few weeks of spring break.
Activities for Families
Oceanside Days of Art
April 18 – April 19, 10am – 5pm
This year will be the 23rd Annual Oceanside Days of Art (ODA), a fine art festival that features 100+ local artists selling a variety of unique artwork. At ODA, you will find amazing sculptures, paintings, jewelry, photography, and more! Coinciding with the festival, Oceanside Museum of Art will offer free museum admission from 10am – 5pm.
Located less than 15 minutes from Oceanside, LEGOLAND California is a fun-filled, interactive park that is great for families with children ages 2 – 12. Discover giant statues, buildings, and characters made from LEGO bricks, hop on your favorite rides, and get hands-on with the LEGO world! For more information and to purchase discounted LEGOLAND California tickets, click here.
7 days a week, 9am – 5:30pm
If you would like to get outdoors and spend time in the beauty of Carlsbad’s fields, head out and visit the Carlsbad Strawberry Company. U-Pick Strawberries allows you to get some sweet, juicy berries while having the chance to spend time in the beautiful North County San Diego weather! Fun for all ages, and great for large parties and field trips, too!
Activities for Adults
Linda Luisi: Pastel and Colored Pencil Portraits – Let Your Style Emerge at Oceanside Museum of Art
April 18, 1 – 4pm
On April 18th students, experienced or not, will learn about the art of drawing the face – from proportions, to highlighting and shading. Click here to learn more.
Wine Tasting at Mattucci Winery
Mattucci Winery is located right here in beautiful Oceanside, and produce “wines Bordeaux/California fruit varietals blended with an Italian slant that are well balanced and elegant.”
Mattucci’s Wine Tasting Room is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 2 – 7pm, Saturdays from noon – 7pm, and Sundays from noon – 5pm.
They also have a special Wine Time, which happens every Wednesday and Thursday from 3 – 7pm, where guests get TWO for ONE tastings and $5 glasses of wine! Learn more about Mattucci Winery here.
Recycle Me! Handmade Books at Oceanside Museum of Art
April 19, 1:30 – 3:30pm
On April 19th learn how to use books in a whole new way! You will learn how to recycle your old or unread books to make new pamphlets, drawing canvasses, and more! Click here for more details.
North ~ South Chefs’ Collaboration Dinner
April 14, 6 – 10pm
Embrace your inner foodie with delicious cuisine created by local chefs for the third installment of the North County Chefs’ Dinner! On April 14th, dig in to unique, beautiful, and delectable dishes by some of San Diego’s most innovative chefs at Masters Kitchen and Cocktail.
Eat, drink, and be merry as you ignite your creative side, and have some fun in and around Oceanside CA! And don’t forget, if you take photos of your spring break adventures, we would love to see them! Share them with us on our Facebook page, on Twitter, or on Instagram, tagging us using @VisitOceanside!