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Shop local for the holidays through Dec. 11 and get rewarded!
ONE MORE WEEK! It’s not too late to take our second annual challenge to shop, eat and play local this holiday season! Explore and optionally make purchases at Oceanside businesses, destinations and events during ‘Tis the Season to Shop Local through next Sunday, Dec. 11, for a chance to win local prizes.Just register and download our scavenger hunt mobile app.

Then visit any of the businesses participating in the Oceanside Holiday Challenge and our ’Tis the Season to Shop Local events below. Snap selfies or shoot video to complete one or more missions listed in the app. Each mission you complete earns you one or more points toward winning dozens of prizes, including these three grand prizes.
Shop local this holiday season and get rewarded!REGISTER

MISSION PACIFIC STAYCATION Treat yourself to relaxation with an ocean view! Receive a one-night stay for two, including spa treatments at Sunny’s Spa & Beauty Lounge and breakfast at Piper restaurant.

$500 SHOPPNG SPREE Enjoy the ultimate Downtown Oceanside shopping experience! Receive gift cards from multiple local businesses to shop and play Downtown! Find out more on our website.

THE BRICK HOTEL STAYCATION Get ready for an Oceanside adventure! Receive a one-night stay for two, including dinner at Q&A Restaurant & Oyster Bar and an Oceanside Adventures whale watching cruise.
Returning from Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, this national-award-winning lineup of holiday programs and events will once again feature a mobile scavenger hunt program, a craft beer and wine tasting event, a makers fair offering handcrafted goods and a tree lighting celebration — all amid the glow of holiday lights and the cheerful sounds of live holiday music and carolers.

In-store events and specials Nov. 26-Dec. 11

Don’t miss out on a variety of events and specials at participating ‘Tis the Season to Shop Local businesses. Starting on Small Business Saturday, these are sure to add some festive fun and Christmas cheer to your holidays. See in-store events.

Holiday Gift Markets Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Discover eclectic holiday gifts from 200 artisans and merchants at the Sunset Market every Thursday in December! Enjoy one-stop holiday shopping and dining with international eats, gourmet gifts, kids activities, live music and free visits with Santa Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Learn more.

About ’Tis the Season to Shop Local
Winner of the 2021 Small Business Saturday Neighborhood Champion Innovation Contest by Main Street America and American Express, ’Tis the Season to Shop Local is an annual holiday campaign to support local retail businesses and artisans by encouraging residents and visitors to shop local during the holiday season. Sponsored by MiraCosta College and The Osider, the campaign is a partnership between MainStreet Oceanside, City of Oceanside Economic Development and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.


DISCOVER DOWNTOWN –Read all about ‘Tis the Season to Shop Local in the Winter 2022 Issue of Discover Downtown. Now online and arriving in Downtown Oceanside mailboxes, the magazine profiles these participating businesses in our cover story: Rising Co., Life’s Rad Co. and Carrillo Pottery, MAB Beauty Bar and Landmark Plant Co. The 2022 Shop Issue also includes features on the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Gift Market Dec. 1; the California Surf Museum and Oceanside Surfing History; and Apollo Depot, which is celebrating 50 years Downtown.


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