Oceanside makes for the perfect beach city destination to escape to, with warm inviting beaches, a fun and unique atmosphere and plenty of seasonal family friendly activities and events to enjoy. So come on down, share in the warmth and check out these holiday events that help make Oceanside an unforgettable winter destination!
Oceanside’s booming restaurant scene gives visitors the chance to travel the culinary globe without having to leave our city limits! Check out our list of restaurants offering delicious international cuisine that will make your taste-buds sing, including Indonesian specialties, Peruvian delights and Eastern Asian fusions.
San Diego Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of the breweries that make San Diego County the capital of craft beer. Running November 2-11, 2018, events promoting our unique beer culture and world class brew will be taking place across the county at participating breweries, bars, and restaurants including many right here in Oceanside! Check out our list of their events you can attend to show your support for craft beer in San Diego County.
The holidays are right around the corner but before you start putting up your seasonal decorations check out these awesome Oceanside events including Bike the Coast, O’side Turkey Trot, Merry Makers Fair and more! Oceanside is where you will want to be this November.
“When we envision a fire station, we typically think of a safe place where our modern-day heroes wait to respond to emergency calls. These men and women are nothing short of brave. In their line of work, they witness things that most of us cannot even imagine. But at Fire Station No. 1 there are things happening that have our first responders feeling uneasy—paranormal activity.” As seen in the Osider Magazine, September/October 2017, Vol. 4 Issue 5. Words by Amber Lussier. Photos by Zach Cordner. Historical information courtesy of Kristi Hawthorne/Oceanside Historical Society.
Oceanside’s unique coastal neighborhood known as ‘South O’ features a fantastic coffee culture that offers not only great brew but also unique and inviting vibes. The special atmosphere Captain’s Grounds Coffee, Kona Hut Coffee House & Revolution Roasters exude when coupled with the fun and eclectic shops located in the area make for a satisfying experience that is sure to make you feel like a local!
Southern California is home to sunny weather, great surf, and this October plenty of fun Halloween activities and events for every age to enjoy! Whether you fancy haunted tours, Halloween festivals, Dia de los Muertos celebrations or kid-friendly party nights, there is sure to be something in this list for everyone!
We challenge you to participate in at least 5 of the 10 suggested experiences on the Oceanside Activity Card for a chance to win a 2-night stay at SpringHill Suites Oceanside. All completed playing cards must be submitted to the California Welcome Center-Oceanside by December 31, 2018.
There is just sooo much to do!!! Check out this 3-day itinerary perfect for families and groups to have a fun-filled time during your next visit to Oceanside. To create a custom itinerary for your group, contact the Visit Oceanside Group Travel Department.
Dredging in Oceanside Harbor is scheduled to begin on October 15, 2018. Learn more about the dredging process and the benefits that this annual maintenance process has on the City of Oceanside.
While the rest of the United States is getting colder, Oceanside still boasts clear skies and sunshine in October! So avoid the cold weather, take in the warm beach ambiance, and check out our list of 11 awesome October events in Oceanside! With opportunities ranging from Oktoberfest celebrations, to Halloween events that let you get into the spooky spirit, to markets and art walks, the Mexican cultural celebration of Dia de los Muertos, and everything in between! You are sure to find something for everyone to enjoy while basking in Oceanside’s warm October weather.
Who’s ready for happy hour? Whether you’re looking for great beer, luxurious craft cocktails, delicious wine or anything in between, 333 Pacific, Masters Kitchen & Cocktail, Harney Sushi Oceanside, Mission Ave Bar & Grill and The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza have you covered with these excellent happy hour drink and food specials!
Kids Free October is back! This month long celebration invites you to experience some of Oceanside and San Diego County’s best attractions, tours, museums and more at discounted rates. With more than 100 special offers, there is sure to be something for everyone! To help you plan your own family celebration check out our list of attractions, museums, tours and more that are participating in this year’s Kids Free October.
Fall is here, the season many local birders consider the most exciting and frenetic time of the year! With birds migrating and juveniles dispersing check out our guide on what to know for fall birding in San Diego County, and then grab your binoculars and camera and get out there!
Planning a trip to San Diego? Oceanside is the perfect place to start your trip from! With a Transit Center located right in the heart of downtown O’side, you can avoid the the headache of driving and instead relax on the Coaster train straight into downtown San Diego. Getting there couldn’t be easier, just follow these helpful tips!