On Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 11 AM – 4 PM the Oceanside Chamber will bring the business community and area residents together to provide a day of recognition to all active-duty military stationed on Marine Corps Base Camp Joseph H. Pendleton and nearby military bases. Thousands of active duty military, their family and dependents are treated to a day of free food, entertainment and a fun zone for kids. Whether you are a civilian who wants to show your gratitude and enjoy a day of fun, or a member of the military family, this is a day for you to show your appreciation or to be appreciated!
This event will span over 3 blocks in downtown Oceanside and will begin near the corner of Pier View Way and Coast Highway. Free parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Structure as well as the Transit Center parking structure. Free shuttles provided by the Riverside County Sheriff Department.
This event is open to the public, and food and fun zone tickets available for purchase. The fun begins at 11 AM and lasts until 4 PM. The day consists of activities including a children’s fun zone with inflatable jumps, rock climbing wall, kid’s crafts and face painting. All Active Duty Military and their dependents must bring an Active Duty Military ID Card to get unlimited activities and a free lunch.
Participating Restaurants include Buffalo Wild Wings, Pick Up Stix, San Luis Rey Bakery, and Domino’s Pizza. Beverages provided by Frazier Farms. Entertainment will be provided by the Kenny Marquez Band.