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OBMA Member & Business News

This section is for OBMA Member-specific information, events, issues, and news for small business owners in Ocean Beach.

Members, if you wish to have an announcement or article published in our Local News section for the general public, please email us your article or announcement here.


Ocean Beach News Article: OB Oktoberfest - Fri, Octr 6th & Sat, Oct 7th

OB Oktoberfest - Fri, Octr 6th & Sat, Oct 7th

Let's Party! This weekend in Ocean Beach. Where Newport meets the beach. Friday, October 6th & Saturday, October 7th  Grab your friends and dust off your lederhosen because we're kicking things off in true Oktoberfest fashion with 2-FOR-1 BEERS on Friday from 4-6 PM and Saturday from 12-2 PM. In our 21+ beer garden, you can enjoy a classic German brew or local beer, wine & spirits.  We'll have live music by local and nationally touring artists, contests, giveaways, food, and more.

Ocean Beach News Article: Iconic Ob Bar For Sale

Iconic Ob Bar For Sale

Cheswicks, a mainstay of the OB Community for 40+ years is for sale. With a unique grandfathered 48 alcohol license, this is an exciting opportunity for a new owner. For more information contact: [email protected] SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY

Ocean Beach News Article: Ocean Beach Pier Renewal Community Survey #3

Ocean Beach Pier Renewal Community Survey #3

Provide your feedback on the three preliminary design concepts for a potential Ocean Beach Pier replacement. Your input will help shape the preferred design concept that will be unveiled in early 2024. Please use the link below to give your input by taking the community survey on Ocean Beach Pier Alternatives.

Ocean Beach News Article: Seeking OB Oktoberest Volunteers

Seeking OB Oktoberest Volunteers

We are seeking outgoing individuals to be EVENT AMBASSADORS providing party goers with information and supporting the overall success of the festival. Funds raised by the OBMA through a portion of ticket sales will support OBMA Programs, Projects, and Initiatives in Ocean Beach. Plus, it’s a really fun event and you receive free entry to the event when you volunteer.

Ocean Beach News Article: Free Small Business Marketing Bootcamp

Free Small Business Marketing Bootcamp

A message from the City of San Diego Economic Development Department Our team would like to share an upcoming opportunity available to your small business members. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a free four session marketing bootcamp designed to help local small businesses run a targeted marketing campaign to boost the profile of their business. There are a limited number of spots left so we want to get the word out as quickly as possible. More information and program details can be found at this link: https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/17109 Best,

Ocean Beach News Article: A Message from Service Kings Home Services

A Message from Service Kings Home Services

We hope the upcoming weather doesn't negatively affect any of our members, but if you need services.... Services Kings Home Services. OBMA member, Service Kings Home Services provides 24-hour emergency services for water extraction and building dry-out. Please do not hesitate to call at any time if for whatever reason there is any water intrusion detected in your home or business.

Ocean Beach News Article: You Are Not Alone Run/Walk

You Are Not Alone Run/Walk

You are invited to join us for a special day in Ocean Beach. We’ll be raising awareness, providing info about Suicide Prevention, and having some Fun during the ‘YOU ARE NOT ALONE’ Run/Walk along Sunset Cliffs on Sunday, Sept 17th. Location: Newport Ave & Abbott St San Diego, CA 92107 Click over to our website to learn more about the Event and connect to the Ryan Bowers Foundation!

Ocean Beach News Article: OBMA Board of Directors - Voting Now Open

OBMA Board of Directors - Voting Now Open

OBMA Members please vote for up to six (6) seats for the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association Board of Directors. Members you may complete 1 ballot per OBMA BID Member or Associate Member. We ask that you are a member in good standing to vote. All ballots must be received by Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at noon. Check out the Board page. Vote Now

Ocean Beach News Article: On Saturday, July 1, the OB Pier Will Be Reopened

On Saturday, July 1, the OB Pier Will Be Reopened

A message from the City of San Diego - We have great news to share! The Ocean Beach Pier is reopening to the public this weekend ahead of the 57th anniversary of the pier's grand opening on July 2, 1966, and just in time for the Fourth of July holiday! On Saturday, July 1, the pier will be reopened following a six-month closure due to storm damage. It has been assessed and deemed safe for public access after City staff completed a few minor repairs. Efforts to provide a long-term solution for the pier through a potential replacement are ongoing. For more information, please visit OBPierRenewal.com

Photo of: 2023 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Photos Batch 2

2023 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Photos Batch 2

Click to check out the official photo album. Thank you EVERYONE for coming out for our 43rd Annual event! A special thank you to ALL our staff, volunteers, Chili Cook-Off judges, and personnel. Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival offers attendees eclectic fun in the sun for all ages. Tens of thousands of 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. See you next year!!!

Ocean Beach News Article: Downtown Ocean Beach Ambassador Program

Downtown Ocean Beach Ambassador Program

Downtown Ocean Beach Ambassador Program JOIN US SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023 Stop by the Information Booth at Veterans Plaza Park or say hello to strolling Ambassadors in the downtown business district on Saturday, July 1, 2023. Look for Ambassadors wearing bright yellow vests who will welcome visitors and locals to downtown Ocean Beach and provide visitors with information to help them explore the area and enhance their experience while visiting our eclectic town. The program operates each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Photo of: 2023 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off

2023 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Photos

Click to check out the official photo album. Thank you EVERYONE for coming out for our 43rd Annual event! A special thank you to ALL our staff, volunteers, Chili Cook-Off judges, and personnel. Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival offers attendees eclectic fun in the sun for all ages. Tens of thousands of 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. See you next year!!!

Photo of: 2023 OB Chili Cook-Off Booths & Winners

2023 OB Chili Cook-Off Winners

AMATEUR DIVISION: JUDGE’S CHOICE - Our panel of judges awarded the following Amateur Chili Cookers: 1st Place - Ed Haase with OMBAC, 2nd Place - Cory Laughlin with Chili Boat - PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Community tasters voted for their favorite chili and awarded the following Chili Teams; 1st Place - Monica Dewitt with California Wild Ales, 2nd Place - Cory Laughlin with Chili Boat, 3rd Place - Anthony To with The Taste Buds - HOTTEST CHILI: Jason Tripp with American Builders - BEST BOOTH: Jason Bullard with The Chiliest - RESTAURANT DIVISION - JUDGE’S CHOICE: Our panel of judges awarded the following Restaurant Chili Teams; 1st Place – OB Surf Lodge, 2nd Place – Wonderland Ocean Pub - PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Our panel of judges voted for their favorite chili and awarded the following Restaurant Chili Teams, 1ˢᵗ Place – Wonderland Ocean Pub

Ocean Beach News Article: What is Your Ideal Ocean Beach Pier?

What is Your Ideal Ocean Beach Pier?

The City of San Diego invites you to attend the second Ocean Beach Pier Renewal Project Community Workshop. Come meet the project team and share your ideas for what a renewed Ocean Beach Pier could look like.

Ocean Beach News Article: Celebrate 30 Years with Dog Beach Dog Wash!

Celebrate 30 Years with Dog Beach Dog Wash!

Food provided by Raglan and Dirty Birds! We have a few vendor tables available for our 30th Anniversary Party. This is a FREE event (a table will be provided as space is available). We’ll give gift bags to the first 30 customers, enjoy light bites from local restaurants, and have a sparkling wine toast at noon.