Oceanside Friends of the Arts is the proud producer of First Friday Art Walk.  Proceeds benefit Oceanside Friends of the Arts' commitment to enhance, encourage and support arts related activities for the Oceanside Community including scholarships for local students.  We are a nonprofit 501C3. Tax ID 81-2397930

Oceanside Friends of the Arts is offering scholarships to local students.


Collaborative Art Note Cards FOR SALE!!!

Buy individually for $2.95 or get a pack of 10 for $20 and support Oceanside Friends of the Arts. 

Use the Donate button to purchase and make sure you specify which card you like and how many packs you want.  

March 2 First Friday Art Walk coming right up. Artists!  Register now to reserve show space for you and 

your artwork. 

Book a room now at the SpringHill Suites Marriott. What a glorious weekend March 2 is going to be!

Zulu Nyala African Safari Fundraiser

On Saturday March 3, 2018 from 5:30 to 10pm Oceanside Friends of the Arts will hold their 2nd annual fundraiser at the El Camino Country Club on vista way in oceanside.

Tickets are $85 per person and include: 

  • Dinner

  • Cash Bar

  • Live Music

  • Dancing

  • Silent Art Auction

and last but not least

  • 1 raffle ticket to win a week at the Zulu Nyala African Safari in South Africa.

Watch the two videos we've posted about Zulu Nyala and we think you'll agree that the raffle prize is AMAZING!


Proceeds benefit Oceanside Friends of the Arts' commitment to enhance, encourage and support arts related activities for the Oceanside community including scholarships for local students.   



Purchase additional raffle tickets and increase your chances in the drawing. Available to fundraiser attendees only.   

  • $25 per ticket

  • $100 for 5 tickets

To purchase your ticket(s) through PayPal, click on the Donate button.  In the "ADD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE SELLER" field please note how many tickets you are purchasing. Event tickets are $85 each.  This is a tax deductible donation.

Art Walk Artist Taylor Mohr's photography is currently featured on the covers of both Carlsbad Magazine and About Town Magazine.  Way to go Taylor!!! Check out Taylor's work on Instagram @taylor.mohr

Incredible turnout from both artists and the public on December 1 at the  SpringHill Suites Marriott in Downtown Oceanside.  Wonderful collaboration and a fantastic time had by all that attended.  More pictures and video to come....

The December 1 First Friday Art Walk at the SpringHill Suites Marriott Downtown was AWESOME. Absolutely great way to end the Art Walk year. March 2, 2018 is the next Oceanside Art Walk and we will again be at the Marriott. See you there!

In 2017, Oceanside was named one of fourteen Cultural Art Districts in the state of California

Join First Friday Art Walk in promoting our vibrant art community showcasing pop-up art galleries, custom jewelry, dance performances, live music and poetry embedded in our local businesses and public spaces.

Check out our most recent video recapS below......

A beautiful cool evening in Oceanside as we celebrate our love for the Oceanside Art Scene.

The October Art Walk was a huge success thanks to our many loyal partners.  Thank you everyone!!!

Oceanside, hot and sweaty? Heck yeah and we still had a great turnout and TONS OF FUN. 

Coming Up in 2018, presented by Oceanside Friends of the Arts: 

  • March 2, 5-9pm - The entire First Friday Art Walk will again be at the SpringHill Suites Marriott on Myers St, Downtown Oceanside.  More info to come!!  Check out our Art of Local video from last year.