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.
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!
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.
Team Building Exclusively in Oceanside Whether for your corporate retreat, employee holiday party, family reunion, or your wedding party, teambuilding activities are a fun way to bring people closer together to create better communication and solidify relationships. Our team at Visit Oceanside has developed team building itinerary ideas to highlight both our rich military background and
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!
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.
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!
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!
Are you planning a family reunion, meeting, wedding, or even a team building excursion? See if your group qualifies for the NEW Oceanside group travel client rewards program. With the “Pick a Perk” program, your group has a chance to receive special incentives or sponsorships for booking your upcoming trip in Oceanside, CA. Let our local, group travel experts help you create a unique itinerary for your special occasion.
Life gets hectic with crazy work schedules and family obligations. To gain some sanity, sometimes you just need a couple of days away with your girlfriends to laugh and have a little fun. Jamie Wade, an aesthetician from New Hampshire, recently did such a thing, gathering her girlfriends from across the country to meet in Oceanside to celebrate her 40th birthday. Discover what these eight fabulous ladies did during their 3-day girls getaway in Oceanside, CA.
Craving some delicious and fresh seafood? Look no further! We’ve compiled some of the best of what Oceanside restaurants have to offer for popular dishes such as calamari, ceviche, fish and chips, and of course fish tacos! These mouthwatering dishes are sure to leave you satisfied so try one, or try them all next time you’re in O’side.