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 five special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.
Easter Weekend is almost here, and what better place to celebrate than Oceanside? Enjoy everything this beautiful beach city has to offer, including great weather, a bustling dining scene, and family-friendly events for everyone to enjoy! We hope you have a fantastic Easter and we look forward to seeing everyone out enjoying themselves this weekend!
Coffee junkies unite! If you’re searching for a caffeine fix look no further than the eclectic and vibrant local coffee scene in Oceanside, California. Come and enjoy great brew to go along with delicious pastries, comic books, old school records and more!
April is here and Oceanside welcomes you with open arms! As the weather heats up and the flowers begin to cover the landscape come enjoy a variety of events that are sure to make your trip a memorable one! With activities and spectacles such as the famous IRONMAN traithlon, the ever popular First Friday: Art Walk, Harbor Wine Cruise & much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy here in Oceanside!
Spring time is here, the perfect time to go birding in San Diego County! Beautiful migrating species are arriving, males are out vying for attention with their beautiful songs, females are hard at work building nests, and new parents can be seen feeding and tending to their noisy youngsters. No matter what you’re looking for you are sure to have a good time birding here in San Diego County.
Oceanside is the perfect place to witness the fascinating natural phenomenon known as the Grunion Run, a spectacle that takes place during the spring and summer seasons. Learn what days and times you are most likely to witness the thousands of grunion’s swimming up our shores to spawn on the beach, as well as some fun facts about these fascinating fish and what you need to know before you go to see the Grunion Run.
Oceanside is a very pet-friendly community. Check out the latest information on things to do with your dog or places that you can eat where pets are welcome.
Did you know that Oceanside is a great place for catching fish? With lovely weather, abundant sea life, large beaches and jetties, and a 1,954 foot long pier to cast from your chances of catching fish are high, and your chances of having fun are even higher! Check out these expert fishing tips before heading out with your family and trying for the big one!
Spring time is already here, can you believe it? Oceanside is not only bursting with life, but also with a plethora of great events and activities taking place throughout the city this March. From the monthly First Friday: Art Walk, to Harbor Wine Cruises, 333’s Music at the Museum & more, now is the time to come visit Oceanside!
Looking for that special collectible, reclaimed furniture, or anything in between? Save money and time by checking out these local resale stores in Oceanside, located inland off Mission Avenue or along the coast on Coast Highway! As an added bonus several benefit charities so you’ll also be helping others in our community in the process.
January 29th is National Plan for Vacation Day! Now is the perfect time to plan for your next vacation – a coastal getaway is just what you need! Check out these 10 reasons why you must visit Oceanside in 2019.
February is here which means it’s time to escape the cold & snow and take advantage of everything Oceanside has to offer in the winter, including warm beach weather and great events taking place throughout the month! Don’t forget about Valentine’s Week either, Oceanside has you covered with several valentine’s themed events for you and that special someone.
The official ground breaking ceremony has taken place for the two new beach resorts being built in downtown Oceanside. Both projects are slated to open in 2020.
Are you looking for some quick hikes in and around Oceanside? If so, check out our handy-dandy overview of some easily accessible local trails and hikes that offer a chance to enjoy the great weather and natural beauty of Southern California without requiring a grueling and difficult trek! From the beautiful and smooth trails around Guajome Lake, to the 7.2 mile bike friendly San Luis Rey River Trail, to the nature reserve at Batiquitos Lagoon, there’s plenty of beautiful options to choose from!
For a scenic dining experience on the waterfront look no further than Oceanside Harbor Village. Home to restaurants Stratford at the Harbor, Harbor Fish & Chips, Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill, Dominic’s at the Harbor and Rising Sun Sushi, you are sure to find something for everyone!
December 21st marks the first day of winter and we celebrate the changing of the seasons a little differently in Oceanside… Check out some some of the special O’side Winter Blues moments from the past few weeks.