Oceanside Harbor Activity Hub

Location: Oceanside, California (map)
A wide, sandy beach, a harbor, and an RV camping area between the beach and harbor. The harbor hub is a great walking area with everything closeby and connected by a concrete boardwalk. Oceanside Harbor hosts two annual events.


Oceanside Harbor
Oceanside Harbor is located next to Harbor Beach in Oceanside, CA. The harbor features Harbor Village, an area with restaurants, shops and a lighthouse. A concrete boardwalk goes along the perimeter of the harbor. The harbor also features sportfishing, whale watching, boating and other water-oriented activities.The great selection of dining opportunities at Oceanside Harbor attracts hundreds of locals and visitors each day. Over 200,000 people visit the harbor each year.


Harbor Beach
Harbor Beach is Oceanside’s largest beach, offering everything from surfing to volleyball. One of San Diego County’s widest beaches, Harbor Beach is next to the harbor and RV camping. The beach has a playground and sheltered picnic areas.


Harbor Beach Campground
Not to mislead anyone, Harbor Beach Campground is nothing more than a small parking lot with RV/Trailer spaces and fire rings. Hook ups are not available. RV/Trailer overnight parking is available in the extended parking lot, near the north jetty, at the north end of Harbor Beach. The cost is $15 to camp overnight. No tent camping is allowed. Clean restrooms are nearby.


Oceanside Hotels, Oceanside Boutique Hotels, Oceanside Beach Hotels
Several small and mid-size economy hotels. Major resort near Oceanside Pier. Boutique hotels a block from beach. Small resort at Oceanside Harbor.


Oceanside Harbor Days
Early October
Features Pirates Plunder exhibition, vintage pirate ships, arts and crafts, food, live music, kids activities and more.

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights
Boats decked out in holiday lights cruise the harbor, as many people look on.