Friends of Fire Mountain

Protect, Preserve, and Improve Fire Mountain

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Oceanside Fine Art Banner Display Begins

“Blessings”, fine art banner on west side of 300 block, South Coast Highway between Michigan & Missouri, Oceanside

The Oceanside Arts Commission is proud to announce its third annual Fine Art Banner Display, just in time for July 4th. These ten original works of art are now on display on Coast Highway from Michigan Avenue to Washington Avenue and will remain on view through September. All are on sale to the public, with proceeds benefiting Arts Commission services. The display was juried by the Commission and is from the public fine art collection of Oceanside.

Everyone in the community has the rare opportunity to purchase one of these remarkable works, showcasing a variety of artists’ visions. For details including starting price, and to make an offer, please contact Arts Commission staff Brad Penner at or (760) 435-5575. Patrons of the arts who have chosen to make one of these colorful banners their own will be able to pick up their selections when the exhibit is taken down in September.

Please contact Eugenia Bizzaro, Oceanside Arts Commission Vice-Chair,at for more information regarding Oceanside’s public fine art collection. Artistic landmarks for visitors and locals to discover include the Pacific Street Bridge mural at Oceanside Harbor, the “Oceanside Harbor Artwalk: Heritage and History,” and the Mitchell Gaul sculpture T(h)ree Up at Oceanside Municipal Pier by the Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort.

These are just some of the pieces of fine art that the Oceanside Art Commission has contributed to getting in place for the public to enjoy within the past five years. Oceanside is a beautiful, vibrant community that inspires and attracts talented and creative artists to make it their home, and to help make fine art part of the city’s environment everywhere.


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Oceanside Farmers Market & Sunset Market

Summer time is full of fun things to do in Southern California. One of the best family friendly events happens every Thursday year round, the Oceanside Farmers/Sunset Market.

Located on the corner of Coast Highway and Pier View Way in Downtown Oceanside, the Oceanside Farmers Market is Open Year Round, Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


MainStreet Oceanside’s Sunset Market has been a bright spot in downtown Oceanside for more than three years. This weekly gathering is more than a Farmers Market.

Thousands of residents and visitors alike gather each week to enjoy the varied hot food offerings, the eclectic merchandise selections, the gourmet packaged food section and the live entertainment.


For more information Follow the Jump to the Mainstreet Oceanside web site.