Three things we are feeling extra grateful for in Oceanside!
Enjoy the summer in Oceanside and experience our beach city’s epic weather, vibrant neighborhoods and host of outdoor activities to take full advantage of the city’s bustling downtown, charming harbor and unique inland area attractions!
Visit Oceanside is the first destination in California to partner with InjureFree, a web-based risk management platform for COVID-19 tracking and response. Stressing the need to safely resume sporting and other events as essential to tourism recovery, Visit Oceanside says InjureFree’s technology is an important factor in being able to hold events while protecting the health and safety of those involved and the surrounding community.
Where can you get married now in Oceanside and what are the guidelines? The good news is that cultural and religious ceremonies in San Diego County can take place outdoors and restaurants can also operate in an outdoor setting. Here is what we know is open and available for booking right now.
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!
“Back to school” this year calls for creativity and ingenuity! As you tailor your student’s curriculum to keep them engaged and excited, we invite you to consider O’side as an extension of your classroom. Make the most of the city’s incredible natural landscape featuring beautiful marine life and aquatic lessons, in addition to the rich historical gems and artistic offerings your student can experience firsthand. Whether you’re schooling with a designated pod, roadschooling, worldschooling, unschooling, or classic homeschooling, Oceanside has activities that will enrich your program and be the perfect supplement to your curriculum.
Cheers to 10 Years for Visit Oceanside! Visit Oceanside is honored to receive a special proclamation in recognition of our 10th anniversary from Oceanside Mayor Peter Weiss! Our destination management organization (DMO) was acknowledged for its careful crafting of a unique brand personality for Oceanside and success in bringing new tourism generating events and programs to the city.
Greetings from the Oceanside Cooking Show! In this series we will learn from Oceanside’s O’mazing local chefs on how to create some of their most signature dishes from home, as well as what is being offered for takeout.
Have you ever experienced Zoom fatigue? You know…the feeling that you can only sit at so many tables or couches around your house before you just get bored! We totally get it. We’ve all been there! To help make your next virtual team meeting, family happy hour or neighborly video call more O’riginal, we’re sharing our stunning Oceanside views straight to your screen. Enjoy the view!
The Summer Months in San Diego County bring about fantastic opportunities for birders to observe the local breeding grounds filled with new families of various species, including the endangered California Least Tern. As the Summer continues so does the excitement, with the post-breeding diffusion often resulting in unusual species sightings!
With the sudden COVID-19 pandemic reaching the United States, the Oceanside community of locals and businesses stepped up in a big way. Check out these O’mazing O’side O’riginals and their stories during these trying times.
Oceanside is finding innovative ways to stay connected and bring our O’riginal vibe to your screen! Virtually experience the City of Oceanside and our surrounding county through fun activations and engaging activities hosted by some of our favorite SoCal landmarks and talented community members! Check out our round-up of events you can enjoy from home.
To all you dreamers and vacation enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Embark on a digital escape to our favorite destination: Oceanside, CA. Join us as we share what a day in O’side looks like from sunrise in the Harbor to sunset as the waves crash into Oceanside’s 1,954-foot-long historical pier. Along the way, tour through natural preserves at the Buena Vista Lagoon, enjoy some fresh air at Guajome Park and wave “Hello” to our resident O’siders – the Harbor Sea Lions!
Calling all selfie lovers, keen eyed creatives, and capturers of the moment! Whether you enjoy photographing sunset filled landscapes, vibrant street murals, crashing waves, docked boats, sea lions, whales or dolphins check out these great places to snap away in Oceanside.
Every year thousands of 4th graders make their way to one of the 21 missions laced throughout California to learn about the state’s early history, settlement, indigenous people and more. Oceanside is home to the “King of the Missions” Old Mission San Luis Rey, the largest of the 21 California Missions which offers the following full featured 4th grade field trip experience complete with presentations, tours, a scavenger hunt and more!
Bleisure is when you intentionally mix a business trip with a leisure or pleasure trip. Your company has paid for your flights and brought you to a destination for business purposes. Why not take some time pre or post-meetings to explore the region further?