In early 2016, Military Mondays: Special Edition had the privilege of hosting six military elopement ceremonies during Oceanside Valentines Week. Meet the couples and see photos from this special event.
Oceanside is fast becoming a craft beer destination. Nearly a dozen microbreweries will be open by the end of the year. In the overall hoppy forward San Diego beer scene, it’s nice to find some approachable alternatives here in town that emphasize enticing flavor profiles such as brews on tap at Bagby Beer Company, Barrel Republic and Belching Beaver Brewery.
Oceanside has long been known for its beautiful beaches but now that the food scene has evolved, both locals and tourists alike enjoy a huge variety of options including a plethora of Asian restaurants. From Japanese to Vietnamese to Thai, eateries abound will satisfy noodle, sushi and/or curry cravings. Author Jolee Pink discusses three popular Oceanside Asian restaurants.
Oceanside shares its northern border with Camp Pendleton, the largest military base in California. Established as a Marine Corps base, today Camp Pendleton is a training ground for various tactical forces across all the armed forces, with a particular focus on infantry and amphibious sea-to-shore training. Here are 5 things you may not know about Camp
Nothing says “Summertime” like savory barbecue! Fortunately for Oceanside, there are three local eateries that offer a good mix of traditional recipes, and a few unique twists! Come for the food, and stay for the Southern Hospitality at Enzo’s BBQ & Ale House, Felix’s BBQ with Soul, and That Boy Good Southern BBQ Joint.
As the upcoming school year quickly approaches, the students of Oceanside won’t be the only ones graded on the quality of their work. Each year, TripAdvisor studies the accommodations, attractions and restaurants that are consistently earning great reviews from travelers and presents them with a Certificate of Excellence.
Oceanside’s ever-evolving culinary scene is truly special because all of the chefs are friends and work together to help each other out and the community as a whole. This type of camaraderie cultivates the success of city’s exploding restaurant business. Three establishments are leading the way by specializing in elevated American cuisine or as locals refer to it, “flip-flop fine dining”: 608, Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen and Local Tap House & Kitchen.
Culture of Surfing Showcased at the California Surf Museum The California Surf Museum chronicles the rich history of surfing through fascinating exhibits, programs and memorabilia. Former board member, Boyd Scofield, shares his insights on how the museum started and the direction that it’s taking with Visit Oceanside’s Guest Blogger, Jolee Pink. About Boyd Scofield: Local Business
Oceanside International Film Festival Get that popcorn popping! Oceanside is hosting its annual International Film Festival on August 7th – 14th. It is the Oceanside festival that officially kicks off a season of various film festivals to be held throughout San Diego County. The Oceanside International Film Festival (OIFF) was originally established in 2009, and offers
Pokémon Go is the newest and most popular augmented reality game taking over the universe. Come find Pokéstops, gyms, and Pokémon while exploring Oceanside. Explore with two trainers as they take you along on four wild adventures near downtown Oceanside and Oceanside Harbor. Let us know some of your favorite Oceanside Pokéstops and we will add them to the interactive map!
Looking for fun and imaginative activities to entertain your kids this summer? Make Oceanside’s very own Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center, Missus Potts, Oceanside Museum of Art and the First Friday Oceanside Art Walk your family-friendly go-to destinations for your children to channel their inner artists!
Music of Oceanside Engage in the music scene of Oceanside, CA with incoming music festivals such as O’side Outside, FM 94.9 Independence Jam and our Oceanside Spotify playlist. Oceanside has been a hotspot for local artists to showcase their talent for decades. Not only have local restaurants and shops supported the San Diego music scene,
A new player on the Oceanside restaurant scene is 608 and it is no exception to the trend of new, bold and in many cases, visionary flavor combinations. Visit Oceanside culinary blog contributor Sheen Fisher, The Foodie Whisperer, is giving us an insider look at some of the delicious menu items.
July 7th is World Chocolate Day! The celebration of this day includes the consumption of large amounts of chocolate. Oceanside has many places where you can get your sugar fix, check out a few of our suggestions on where you can enjoy chocolate morning, noon and night!
Dreaming of a Southern California getaway? Expedia.com has shared five unique experiences that you don’t want to miss during your next trip to Oceanside. How many will you cross off your bucket list while you are visiting?