Neighborhood Spotlight – Downtown
Downtown Oceanside is a flourishing neighborhood boasting a mix of beach culture, incredible restaurants, craft beverage spots, artistic flair, and historic charm. The heart of downtown is brimming with classic and new-wave restaurants, retail shops, and reinvented spaces that add a new chapter to each building’s history. Just steps away from the retail hub is the gorgeous shoreline, home to the Oceanside Pier, outdoor amphitheatre, and beaches. A variety of events are held year-round in downtown Oceanside, so don’t be surprised if during your visit you stumble upon a street festival, fitness event, or cultural celebration.
Rent a bike or an electric scooter and explore Oceanside car free! With the wind in your hair, zoom around town exploring the different shops and neighborhoods. Wheel Fun Rentals offers beach cruisers and surreys, SoCal Bike has traditional bike rentals, and Ride O’side is home to electric scooter rentals and experience packages.