Festival Directions

Public parking is limited.  We recommend you utilize Public Transportation as shown below:

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
Oceanside has one of the busiest public transportation hubs that reaches out to the North, South and East.  Please visit the North County Transit District Website to see how you can easily get to the Downtown and NOT worry about parking:  gonctd.com

METROLINK INFORMATION 

Metrolink is proud to serve as the LINK between six Southern California counties and Pride by the Beach with safe, seamless and reliable train transportation. The Metrolink $10 Weekend Day Pass is good for unlimited systemwide travel each day, and kids 17 and under ride for free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. Take the Metrolink Orange County (OC) or Inland Empire-Orange County (IEOC) Lines to the Oceanside station and walk along S. Cleveland Street to the event.

Plan your trip, door-to-door, using the Moovit App or Transit App.

Metrolink_Interimlogo_black.png
nctd_formal_logo_color.jpg.jpeg

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: GPS SETTING:

Set your GPS for "300 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, California 92054". Event is adjacent to Oceanside City Hall.

 

FROM INLAND NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Vista, San Marcos, Escondido): Take Highway 78 west to Interstate 5. Go north on I-5 to the Mission Avenue offramp (Exit 53). Drive west (toward the beach) on Mission Avenue. Proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

FROM SOUTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, La Jolla, San Diego): Take Interstate 5 north to the Mission Avenue offramp (Exit 53). Drive west (toward the beach) on Mission Avenue. Proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

FROM ORANGE COUNTY (San Clemente, Mission Viejo, Irvine, Anaheim, Camp Pendleton North): Take Interstate 5 south to the Mission Avenue offramp (Exit 53). Drive west (toward the beach) on Mission Avenue. Proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

FROM RIVERSIDE COUNTY (Temecula, Murrieta, Riverside): Take Interstate 15/215 south to Highway 76 (Exit 46 Pala/Oceanside). Drive west to the end (Coast Highway). Drive south on Coast Highway to Mission Avenue, turn right onto Mission Avenue and proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

FROM RIVERSIDE COUNTY ALTERNATE ROUTE: Take Interstate 15/215 south to Highway 78 (Exit 32 Oceanside). Take Highway 78 west to Interstate 5. Drive north on I-5 to the Mission Avenue offramp (Exit 53). Drive west (toward the beach) on Mission Avenue. Proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

FROM NORTH OCEANSIDE (Oceanside Harbor, Wyndham Resort, North Coast Village, Oceanside Marina Suites, Marina Del Mar): If driving south on Pacific Street (towards pier), proceed to Mission Avenue (three way stop), turn left onto Mission Avenue and proceed to Cleveland Street (stop light). There is a 400+ space parking structure (free) to your left one block south on Cleveland Street and a 400+ space parking structure (pay) to your right one block north on Cleveland Street. Also see parking information below.

 

PARKING:

NOTE: Pride by the Beach is located in an outdoor, urban downtown setting. Street parking is available as well as public and private parking lots. Be mindful of all posted parking regulations. All regular parking restrictions are in effect during Pride by the Beach. Be prepared to walk several blocks to the venue. 

 

INSIDER TIP: We like to utilize street parking EAST of Coast Highway and walk a few blocks.