The decade-old Sunset Market in Oceanside is the center point where thousands of locals and tourists alike to come to downtown and experience four blocks worth of vendors, live music, arts & crafts, gourmet goods, kid’s activities and unbelievably good international cuisine. With so much going on some gems can be easy to miss, so be sure to check out these 10 delicious finds next time you visit the Sunset Market!
This summer you can experience the thrill of the City’s surf vibe without a wet suit. From a premier surf event featuring top female pros to new exhibits at the iconic surf museum and a special evening with a legendary surf filmmaker, Oceanside’s surf-related fun goes way beyond the waves.
Surf culture is born and bred in Oceanside. It is no surprise that the hand-crafted artisan spirit has spilled over into the surfboard shaping industry. Discover the dozens of talented surfboard shapers that make up Oceanside’s very own “Shaper’s Alley.”
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!
Did you know that Oceanside is a great place for catching fish? With lovely weather, abundant sea life, large beaches and jetties, and a 1,954 foot long pier to cast from your chances of catching fish are high, and your chances of having fun are even higher! Check out these expert fishing tips before heading out with your family and trying for the big one!
Fourth of July is coming up, and now is the time to start planning which patriotic events you will be attending! To help you decide we have compiled a list of fun, family friendly events happening all week in and around Oceanside for you to experience and enjoy this Independence Day!
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!
Oceanside is home to a wide variety of summer concerts that take advantage of Oceanside’s beautiful venues and wonderful weather. Whether it be a free concert in one of Oceanside’s many beautiful parks, or a large concert with top musical talent at the Pier Amphitheatre, Oceanside has got you covered!
Downtown Oceanside is a bustling neighborhood with fantastic restaurants, artistic flair, and historic charm located just steps away from the gorgeous shoreline, Oceanside Pier, outdoor amphitheatre, and beaches. Take a bike ride parallel to the ocean and sand, check out the arts, grab a cup of craft coffee, taste the thriving foodie spots, and experience Oceanside’s weekly Market Day all in Downtown Oceanside!
Looking for fun ways to celebrate the return of Summer? Oceanside’s got you covered with these great beach-y events, ranging from surf festivals to cultural celebrations to the Dinghy Parade and more! The event calendar is full of hot activities that will have you begging to spend another day in Oceanside!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and why not celebrate with the quintessential Mexican cocktail — the majestic margarita! Whether you prefer this delicious libation on the rocks, blended or frozen, local Oceanside eateries Jalisco Cantina, Anita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and Hello Betty Fish House have you covered.
May is here, one of the most beautiful months of the year in Oceanside and a perfect time to visit and experience everything this beach city has to offer. Whether you enjoy live music and gourmet food, are interested in a unique and bustling art scene, want to soak in a classic at the theatre, rock out to music and get covered in vibrant colors, or just enjoy a day in the sand watching the Beach Soccer Championships, Oceanside has got you covered! Check out our list of wonderful events like these that you can experience during May in Oceanside.
Easter Weekend is almost here, and what better way to celebrate than with your household enjoying special actitivies and dining options? We hope you have a fantastic Easter!
April is here and Oceanside welcomes you with open arms! As the weather heats up and the flowers begin to cover the landscape come enjoy a variety of events that are sure to make your trip a memorable one! With activities and spectacles such as the famous IRONMAN traithlon, the ever popular First Friday: Art Walk, Harbor Wine Cruise & much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy here in Oceanside!
Spring time is here, the perfect time to go birding in San Diego County! Beautiful migrating species are arriving, males are out vying for attention with their beautiful songs, females are hard at work building nests, and new parents can be seen feeding and tending to their noisy youngsters. No matter what you’re looking for you are sure to have a good time birding here in San Diego County.
Oceanside is the perfect place to witness the fascinating natural phenomenon known as the Grunion Run, a spectacle that takes place during the spring and summer seasons. Learn what days and times you are most likely to witness the thousands of grunion’s swimming up our shores to spawn on the beach, as well as some fun facts about these fascinating fish and what you need to know before you go to see the Grunion Run.