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Valentine's Week Events in Oceanside

Oceanside is thinking outside the heart-shaped box to bring you a bevy of romantic experiences to enjoy with your loved ones.  Celebrate Valentine’s Week in Oceanside!

  • Sweetheart Sunset Market” on Thursday, February 8 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. downtown Oceanside.   This outdoor style festival brings together international food vendors, live entertainment and a children’s area – make an evening of it, stay and eat dinner! 
  • Free Family Bike Ride on Saturday, February 10.   Wear your helmet and a Valentine’s themed outfit.  Meet at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater (next to the Oceanside Pier) at 9:00 a.m.  Volunteers will guide participants to the San Luis Rey Bike Trail for an easy, fun, and flat 7-mile round trip bike ride.  There will be a “refreshment stop” at the Alex Road Skate Park, which will be the turn-around point.  At 11:00 a.m., there will be a Valentine’s Costume Contest for all cyclists back at the Amphitheater.  Come on by and watch the fun!
  • Ferris Wheel Rides at the Beach on Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Enjoy the romantic views from the top of the wheel.  The ride will be located at 300 N. The Strand, beside the Junior Seau Beach Recreation Center.  Cost is $5 per person.  When riding, be sure to take a “selfie” with the Iconic Oceanside Pier in the background.
  • Horse & Carriage rides on February 10-11 from noon – 5:00 p.m. Horse & carriage rides will depart from the ferris wheel area.  Rides will be $5 per person.
  • Free Movie at the Pier – On Saturday, February 10, “Beauty and the Beast” will be shown at dark at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater.   Live actors like “Belle” will be there for photo opportunities!  Bring a blanket and enjoy the movie. For more info, please call Oceanside Parks & Recreation Administration Office at (760) 435-5041 or visit  and like us on Facebook.

( News Release )