Annual OB Events
Volunteer to Support OB
Have fun helping your community with the OBMA. Join our mailing list and we'll keep you notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities. Some annual opportunities such as decorating for the holidays, hanging signs, passing out local directories, event attendants, committees, and sub-committees, too!
OB Farmers MarketWednesday, June 7, 2023 - 4:00pm
Every Wednesday 4-8 pm on the 4900 block of Newport Ave. between Cable and Bacon Streets in Ocean Beach. The Ocean Beach Farmers Market will look a bit different. Think of it as a fresh-air grocery store with a focus on fresh fruits, vegetables, spreads, baked goods, honey, kombucha, flowers, and more! There will be a handful of artisan food vendors who will provide to-go food, which you may take home to enjoy.
OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-OffSaturday, June 24, 2023 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival offers attendees eclectic fun in the sun for all ages. Tens of thousands visitors will attend the Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off from 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, June 24, 2023, for tasty festival nosh, art, beachfront entertainment, shopping, and more.
OB Oktoberfest - October 6th & 7th, 2023Friday, October 6, 2023 - 4:00pm to Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 11:30pm
The 21st Annual OB Oktoberfest is scheduled for October 6th and 7th, 2023. Thank you for your unwavering support and excitement for the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association’s events throughout the year. Our events bring thousands of Ocean Beach and San Diego community members alike, as well as people from around the world. Because of this, we are always committed to providing fun and safe events for our community.
Shop Small®Saturday, November 25, 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ocean Beach's business district has flourished for over 100 years. We are proud to celebrate decades of neighborhood shopping. Come celebrate Small Business Saturday and kick-off the holiday season in OB on Saturday, November 25th.
OB Town Council Events
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.
St. Paddy's O'Beach PartyFriday, March 15, 2024 - 11:00am to Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:00pm
Let's Party! From the producers of OB Oktoberfest, comes St. Paddy’s O’Beach Party for two days of festivities on Fri, March 15 & Sat, and March 16, 2024, from 1 PM - 11 PM. Join us where Newport meets the beach for a St. Paddy’s Day celebration with a true San Diego twist! In the 21+ beer garden, they'll be serving up live music from local and national acts, green beer, cocktails, and plenty of St. Paddy’s shenanigans including; a "Guac Off" guacamole tasting, Beach 5K Fun Run, pot o' gold hold, lucky charm flip cup, leprechaun limbo, and more.
OB Kite FestivalSaturday, May 18, 2024 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Join the Kiwanis for the Annual OB Kite Festival at Robb Field - on May 20, 2023, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 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.