Oceanside to Host Honor Bowl Invitational
8 Aug, 2013
Forget the fall foliage and instead pursue an endless summer of fun in Oceanside, Calif. San Diego's North Shore has an exciting line-up of fall events that provide enriching getaway experiences with tremendous value. Visitors can watch championship football, cruise in a classic car, bike the scenic coast and more.
Oceanside Honor Bowl Football Invitational and Military Expo on September 6 & 7, 2013: Oceanside High School will play host to the 2013 Honor Bowl, a high school football showcase to benefit military veterans. The bowl will feature eight elite varsity high school football programs from the Southern California region, as well as the Marine Camp Pendleton football teams. The event will also include halftime shows, parachute drops, a military memorial wall and food court. The Oceanside event will take place on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7. Teams participating include Oceanside High, Corona Centennial, Serra Gardena, Notre Dame, Del Oro, Upland, Oaks Christian and Saint Bonaventure. www.thehonorgroup.org
A week later, there’s the OAA Summer Fly-In Car Show on September 14, 2013. Oceanside Airport Association presents a fun-filled afternoon featuring vintage planes, classic cars, skydiving exhibitions, remote controlled jets, the go-fast jet pack man and great food! The event is free and will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Maxwell Field at Oceanside Airport, 480 Airport Road. www.socalcarculture.com
125 Years of Oceanside: Founded on July 3, 1888, Oceanside is located along the beautiful Southern California coastline and considered the gateway city between metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles. A classic Southern California beach town, Oceanside enjoys a rich history as an ideal place to stay and experience California's casual spirit. The city boasts a number of important historical and cultural attractions such as Mission San Luis Rey (The King of Missions), California's longest wooden pier, vintage 101 Café, 1920's era Robert's Cottages, Top Gun House, California Surf Museum and the Oceanside Museum of Art. The city has served as a film location for dozens of Hollywood productions and was once the preferred getaway of many of Hollywood's elite. Bordering Camp Pendleton, Oceanside has long enjoyed a strong relationship with the U.S. military and a deep commitment to the men and women serving the nation. Today, with 3.5 miles of sandy beach, a quaint New England-style harbor and a stellar year-round climate, Oceanside is a highly sought after location for enjoying active pursuits including surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, bike-riding, skydiving and more.
About Visit Oceanside: To assist with every aspect of visitor travel needs, Oceanside is home to one of the state's official California Welcome Centers and the Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau. With just one stop, visitors can find local, regional and state maps, purchase discount tickets to major attractions, make hotel reservations or shop for the perfect California keepsake. The Visit Oceanside CVB/California Welcome Center- Oceanside is conveniently located just off Interstate 5 at 928 North Coast Highway. For more information, please call (800)350-7873 or visit www.visitoceanside.org.