Events (Ocean Beach San Diego)
Best events in San Diego! Ocean Beach hosts the following events annually. Visitors come from around the world to enjoy good times and sunshine.
The Ocean Beach Oktoberfest – the uniquely Southern California salute to the celebration of German culture and fun. Mark your calendar for the 2019 OB Oktoberfest on Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12!
Every Wednesday 4-8pm on the 4900 block of Newport Ave. between Cable and Bacon Streets in Ocean Beach. Don't miss your opportunity to purchase the freshest and most delicious locally grown produce, art, flowers, and more!
This year, on Tuesday, November 12, from 5:00pm-9:00pm, the OB Restaurant Walk invites culinary enthusiasts to enjoy more than 50 food samples from some of OB's best restaurants and breweries as well as explore a few participating local businesses and boutiques. You will also enjoy live music, face painting, and a magician while walking the streets of Ocean Beach. This is a great way to explore and discover places in vibrant OB that you may have never seen and to visit the places you already know and love. This event sells out, so don't wait - buy your tickets today at OBRestaurantWalk.Eventbrite.com.
Celebrate small business in Ocean Beach and shop local this holiday season! Read on for more information about how we’re Shopping Small in OB in 2018. Come to the Veterans Plaza or any participating business location on November 24 to pick up your Passport to OB card, then show your love for OB businesses by visiting as many locations as you’d like for a special punch (no purchase necessary).
The events they sponsor throughout the year are all fundraisers for the OB Tree Committee. The OB Tree Committee sponsors the OB Food and Toy Drive that sponsors over 100 local families and seniors in need each year during the holiday season. The group assembles care packages and new gifts and toys for those in need of help during the holidays.
Join the Kiwanis for the Annual OB Kite Festival at Robb Field. Prizes for best decorated kites, by age category. Spectacular kite flying demonstrations throughout the day. Carnival rides and a craft fair are also part of the event. This free family event is the oldest children’s kite festival in the United States, now celebrating its 7th decade. This is a third-generation event; people who attended as children are now bringing their children and grandchildren. Youngsters are taught how to make kites; all materials are supplied. There are prizes for the best decorated kites. Any handmade kite can be submitted, not just kites made at the Festival. Entertainment and lunch are provided. Adding to the fun, families can go on carnival rides or browse for unique handicrafts at the craft fair.
The 40th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-off Festival offered eclectic fun in the sun for all ages. More than 70,000 visitors throughout the day enjoyed tasty festival nosh, art, beachfront entertainment, shopping, and more.
Celebrate the fourth of July in Ocean Beach with a spectacular fireworks display off the OB Pier in San Diego, California! Celebrate the official start of summer in Southern California by spending the day enjoying the many shops, restaurants and coffee shops in Downtown Ocean Beach.