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Who: Downtown Oceanside, California is coming alive with vibrant arts, performances, music, poetry, activities, food, and fun for all ages, all free. 

What: Hundreds of regional residents attend the First Friday Art Walk, put on by downtown businesses, showcasing dozens of local artists. 

Where: Businesses, civic areas and vacant spaces throughout downtown Oceanside. 

Why: The Oceanside Friends of the Arts was established in 2016 with the goal of establishing Oceanside and surrounding communities as an important arts, culture, entertainment and tourism hub/destination that catalyzes economic prosperity and a high quality of life for Oceanside’s future. Monthly events began to be presented in August 2014 produced by the Oceanside Cultural Consortium. In 2015 First Friday: Oceanside Art Walk became a stand-alone nonprofit, and in 2017 the events are presented by Oceanside Friends of the Arts.

How Much Does it Cost:  NO COST, IT'S FREE !

Check out many of the artists that have participated!

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