4050 Mission Ave, Oceanside California 92057
The 18th of the Spanish Missions
established in California, this was one of the largest in Alta California. Founded in 1798 by Father Fermin de Lasuen, it was named for King Louis IX of France.
The mission features a splendid sanctuary interior with wooden double-dome construction and lofty beamed ceilings. Included in the mission museum are artifacts from 18th and 19th century mission life.
The mission and museum are open daily except New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
(Carlsbad) Carlsbad Ranch Flower Fields
(Avalon) Catalina Island
(Eureka) Coast Oyster Company
(Fountain Valley) Good Times Travel Club Inc.
(Oceanside) Mission San Luis Rey de Francia
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12/14 Coming to The Oceanside area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food,
imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.