Park and Recreation Events


Tree Lighting Event 2017 

Thursday, December 7, at 6:00 pm. Regal Center Plaza, 401 Mission Avenue in Oceanside. FREE family event!

Tree Lighting Ceremony 2017


Movies By The Pier: 

Beauty & The Beast

Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 5:30 pm (Sunset) at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater.

Movies By The Pier: Beauty & The Beast


Valentine's Week:

A Ferris Wheel At the Beach

Saturday & Sunday, February 10 & 11, 2018, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. $5 per person at 300 N. The Strand, Parking Lot 29.

Valentine's Week: Ferris Wheel At The Beach


Mobile Rec. Program

The City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce a free new program. Mobile Recreation is a program where City staff in a City van travels into the community to conduct games, crafts, and recreational activities, and will also supply drinks and snacks. This new program will begin on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Children ages 6-13 are welcome to attend.

Mobile Recreation will be held at Marshall Street Park, 1404 Marshall Street, on Tuesdays. Mobile Recreation will be held at John Landes Recreation, 2855 Cedar Road, on Thursdays. This is a free drop-in program.

Mobile Recreation Program


 North County Model Railroad Society 

Welcome Model Trains! The North County Model Railroad Society (NCMRS) invites you to visit them in their new home at Oceanside's historic Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Drive, adjacent to the Mission San Luis Rey. NCMRS members will spend several months building out their extensive rail system, but you can visit a small version, on display now, each Saturday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. For more information contact Parks and Recreation at (760) 435-5041 or visit

                            Bike Traffic Skills 

The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the San Diego Bicycle Coalition invite you to learn skills to be a safer cyclist in Oceanside. All classes are held at the Oceanside Library Community Rooms, 300 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, and will be held throughout 2015. Classes run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The course is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit or call San Diego County Bicycle Coalition at (858) 472-6025. There is also an online course at

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