Meetings and Corporate Retreats

Consider Oceanside – San Diego's North Shore – as the next SoCal coastal destination for meetings & conferences, board retreats, educational seminars, training, corporate teambuilding events, group tours, and more!

If you’re planning a group event or meeting in San Diego County, California, Oceanside features a variety of venues to help make it a success. You’ll find the perfect mix of meeting and conference facilities, comfortable hotels, cozy vacation home rentals, and other affordable accommodations for your group.

While here for your meeting, have a little fun as well! Enjoy a whale watching trip out of our charming harbor, go for a stroll on our historic pier, rent electric bikes and cruise down Coast Highway 101, or take a walk back in time and tour the San Luis Rey Mission. In Oceanside you will experience a coastal casual elegance with abundant dining experiences and some of the best craft beer in San Diego.

With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why planners love bringing their groups to Oceanside! The Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau professional staff provides complimentary one-stop services for all of your meeting, military and family reunion, wedding and special event planning needs. We know Oceanside inside and out and can offer you no-cost, professional planning advice and quality service that will ensure a successful and enjoyable group gathering.

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Meeting Venues & Full Service Hotels

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Oceanside event facilities and venues range from beachfront hotels, historic theaters, and community centers to museums, gardens, and private estates. Oceanside is home to a wide range of lodging options including full-service beachfront resorts, limited service hotels, and vacation rentals. Our largest hotel encompasses over 11,000 square feet of meeting space. To find the venue that best meets your group’s needs, request a Meeting Planning Guide below.

California Welcome Center

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Oceanside is home to the only California Welcome Center in San Diego County! The center receives more than 80,000 visitors each year and has a fantastic group of volunteers that are enthusiastic and eager to provide helpful information and tips to you and your group when exploring Oceanside and San Diego County. Stop by for discounted attraction tickets, maps, and souvenirs. See what’s up at the CWC

Meeting Planning Services

When you choose Oceanside as the location for your meeting or conference, you’ll not only get a setting which will create many lasting & wonderful memories, you will also have access to the COMPLIMENTARY assistance of the Visit Oceanside Conference & Visitors Bureau. We are a team of hospitality & tourism professionals who live, work and play in Oceanside! Let us help you with:

  • Small Meeting, Conference, or Workshop
  • Employee Development Training or Seminar
  • Corporate Incentive Package
  • Wellness Getaway
  • Women’s Retreat
  • Group Room Rates for Lodging in Oceanside: One phone call to our Group Travel Department can get you proposals with rates and availability from many Oceanside hotels and vacation rentals. Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best fit for your group. We’ll contact the properties to arrange room blocks at a group discount and remain your single point of contact throughout the process to ensure streamlined communication. Want a general tour of the Oceanside area or want us to coordinate site inspections at hotel or event properties? We’ll be happy to help. Depending on the size of your group we can even host your lodging landing page.
  • Venue Recommendations for Group Events: Your Visit Oceanside contact will create a custom list of venue recommendations based on your specific needs and reach out with your RFP to those that you feel are the best fit.
  • Complimentary Event Planning Assistance: The Visit Oceanside Group Travel Department has the region’s resources at our fingertips. Our goal is to provide you with the assistance you need to make your event in Oceanside well-attended, successful and enjoyable. Our event experts have the most trusted professional referrals for catering, transportation, entertainment, event rentals, and many other event services.
  • Meeting Planner Incentives: When you book your group accommodations in Oceanside you may qualify for our “Pick A Perk” promotion! New customers with qualifying booked rooms, may be eligible to receive a sponsorship towards Oceanside services and activities, shuttle transportation, or a store gift card! Click to view our Pick a Perk deals and to see if your date qualifies!
  • Itineraries and Group Planning Suggestions: There are so many things to do in and around Oceanside! Get the entire group together for water activities and ocean excursions out of the Harbor; explore by bike or with a photo scavenger hunt; tour our museums and historical landmarks; or for the really adventurous – skydive! With daily stops at our Oceanside Transit Center for Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner, Metrolink, and San Diego’s regional Coaster and Sprinter, Oceanside is the perfect hub to explore all that Southern California has to offer. Our staff members are experts on this area and can offer itinerary suggestions, with local knowledge of travel time, traffic and other important factors.
  • Official California Welcome Center for your Guests: Visit Oceanside operates the California Welcome Center-Oceanside where visitors can find regional information, maps and directions, discounted attraction tickets, gifts and souvenirs. We want your guests to feel welcome and will be happy to provide welcome bags with a greeting and brochures. We can include Oceanside Visitor Guides, Dining Guides, maps, coupons and other brochures for area attractions or opportunities.
  • Media Support: We have a large collection of images and videos to enhance your efforts to boost attendance.

Request our Meeting Guide

This complete list of area event venues, vendor referrals, and local accommodations is a one stop shop for your event planning. This guide includes Oceanside’s venues and includes capacity details, contact information, and catering options. The guide also includes group dining locations along with activities and excursions for your entire group to enjoy together! 

Let our local destination experts at Visit Oceanside help you save time and money with your corporate event, retreat or teambuilding by providing complimentary assistance with your group accommodations, activities for all ages, discount attraction tickets, and event planning. 

You can also find us on CVENT!

“Thank you for your help in working with our meeting. The event was a huge success and the facility was beautiful. Your help was instrumental in selecting the perfect venue for our event.” – C. Wilkinson, Ed.D. – MiraCosta College



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