Planning to get engaged? Explore 8 places to propose in Oceanside, along with fun ideas on how to make that special moment even more romantic and memorable.
Filled with much more than just valuable visitor information, shop local for the holidays and explore the California Welcome Center – Oceanside’s in-house boutique featuring local artisan creations, charming souvenirs and Oceanside branded merchandise!
Christmas is only weeks away and the celebrations are underway. Mark your calendar to attend the annual Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights. At this fun event, you will see boats of all shapes and sizes decorated in their finest holiday attire, including lights, ornaments, and lots of holiday trimmings. Not only are the boats decorated, but you might just find some captains dressed in their holiday best as well.
Oceanside is the perfect weekend getaway, with tons of fun and exciting events happening every week this beautiful beach city has a lot to offer. So if you’re up for an adventure and some unique experiences come on down and check out these top events you don’t want to miss!
Wedding shows can be a fun and bonding experience either with your betrothed or your wedding party, AND you can get so much checked off of your to-do list. On the other hand, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Here are 8 tips on how you can survive a wedding show.
Whether you’re pressed for time, visiting, or just want to try something different this Thanksgiving, check out these Oceanside restaurants open on Turkey Day offering great food worthy of being thankful for!
Your next get together with your USMC unit or squadron doesn’t need to be a formal occasion or conference. Come hangout and play together in Oceanside where you and your crew can reconnect while enjoying a shared outing. Check out these 7 epic activities to help you start planning Operation Hangout!
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.