Beach Sunset / Bonfire- Oceanside Harbor, North Jetty

Our first Bonfire! Hope you can make it! 

After scouring the coastline for locations, Oceanside Harbor offers the best of all things for this event.

 https://maps.google.com/maps?q=oceanside+harbor&ie=UTF-8&ei=03RVUp-bK4qWqgGyr4CgCA&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAg

• Plenty of Fire Rings with easy access-(Most beaches in North County prohibit bonfires).

• Public restrooms within a few hundred feet

• Easy access from your vehicle to drop off and pick up 

• Nearby paid parking- $8.00 before 8:00 p.m. Curfew on parking rate is 10:00 p.m. (Not the cheapest, but considering the offerings, worth it).

• Lots of nearby restaurants and establishments http://www.oceansideharborvillage.com/Our-Merchants/

• Amazing sunset/ ocean views

Details, Details, Details!

All the wood for this event will be provided. Would love to get volunteers for s'mores and/ or snacks, beverages, etc.

Being the curfew for parking in this location is 10:00 p.m., we will want to be loading vehicles at this point so no one gets ticketed. 

After the bonfire, we might want to drive to the other side of the harbor to Monterey Bay Canners for some fun in the lounge area there, or any other place we find consensus on. 

http://www.montereybaycanners.com/

Bring warm clothes, layers preferably. The beach gets cold with the wind coming in off of the water and the dampness. Hoodies are awesome for bonfire attire but often not enough to really be warm.

Map of our location: 

http://www.oceansideharborvillage.com/

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  • Scott

    This is an awesome group! Tonight was a blast, and I look forward to getting to know you all more. :)

    1 · October 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am lost, driving around over 20 mins, can I call someone or someone can call me for direction[masked]-2999. Thx

    October 18, 2013

  • Greg

    I think we are good, maybe ice.

    October 18, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ok I'll go back..

      October 18, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Do I have to pass the guatd?

      October 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will get ice

    October 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    On my way to Costco pick up a case of water & some food ;) anything you might think of I need to get there, let me know

    October 18, 2013

  • Lydia

    There's free parking at the corner lot driving past pay spots. These spots are for restaurants and free after 6pm as well.

    October 18, 2013

  • Greg

    Okay, I'm here! We are between lifeguard towers 12 and 16 by the covered picninc tables. I am posting a picture here for reference. We are just South of the playground.

    October 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm bringing 4 bottles of Sangria and Appetizers;)

    1 · October 18, 2013

  • godfrey

    Bringing 2 surfboards, headlights, a chair, blanket, a cooler with shocktop, stuffed sausages (bacon, mushroom, and swiss cheese) and a little bit of ice. Is someone bringing bbq sticks? Also, cancelled other event so I have more time to hang out with you all!

    October 18, 2013

    • Melissa

      You are the best, Godrey! Sarah was only able to get a couple sticks at Home Depot. She plans to go old school and carve up some tree limbs.

      2 · October 18, 2013

    • Greg

      Wire Hangars always make a good back up

      October 18, 2013

  • David

    I'll be bringing bag toss. It's an outdoor game, more info on link below. If lighting will be an issue, can someone bring lamps, flashlights, glow sticks, etc?

    http://www.bagtoss.com/how_to_play.htm

    October 15, 2013

    • Greg

      We were considering light ropes/ sticks for frisbee too... Is anybody willing to grab some?

      October 15, 2013

    • Melissa

      Sarah got some stuff. Not sure what exactly other than glow in the dark teeth which she was really excited about:)

      1 · October 18, 2013

  • CJ

    Anyone going a bit later who may have an interest in car pooling?

    October 17, 2013

    • Greg

      Come on CJ, get with it brutha!

      October 18, 2013

    • Melissa

      You are thinking about it too much...good times to be had as usual. Plus Greg said that we can stay at his place if needed:) just kidding!!

      October 18, 2013

  • Greg

    FYI- Sunset is at 6:12 p.m. today.

    October 18, 2013

  • Greg

    Just checked with Monterey Bay Canners and they have a Classic Rock(Clay Colton Band) playing tomorrow night till 11:30 and can accommodate us for our little after-fire festivities. Kitchen closes at 10:00, BUT, you can call in an order prior and have it ready according to staff(I can't assume responsibility for any discrepancies regarding this, simply what I was told).

    October 17, 2013

  • Greg

    So if you have camping lanterns or other lights you think will be useful, please bring them. I will bring a Jambox for tunes that can connect via bluetooth to your smart phone or via headphone patch-cord to your I-pod if you think your mad mix is worthy.

    1 · October 17, 2013

  • Greg

    I will be arriving around 4:30 Friday to get a choice fire pit. Anybody able to come early and help set up would be fantastic!

    October 16, 2013

    • Suzette

      I can probably be there a little early and I'll have my niece with me so she can help :)

      1 · October 16, 2013

    • Lydia

      I can be there early too!

      1 · October 17, 2013

  • Andrew S.

    Just moved here last month. Excited to make new friends!

    1 · October 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone have tables for us to put the food on? I'm bringing beach chairs, pigs n a blanket, drinks and a flashlight.

    October 15, 2013

    • Greg

      I have a 6ft and a 4ft table

      October 15, 2013

  • Melissa

    Oooh, it's going to be a full moon people!

    1 · October 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll bring some snacks.

    October 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Love this Group;))) Very fun chill.

    October 14, 2013

  • Lydia

    This will be my first event with this group :)) excited! Going to bring a new game I just bought that looks really fun.

    1 · October 13, 2013

    • Suzette

      I'm glad you're able to make it, Lydia!

      October 14, 2013

    • Lydia

      Look forward to meeting the group and hanging out with you again girly!

      October 14, 2013

  • Greg

    Looking for a great beach with easy access and fire rings...

    October 3, 2013

    • Lydia

      Encinitas was newly remodeled and it's clean there ;)

      1 · October 13, 2013

  • Fay s.

    New to SD looking forward to meeting you all

    October 10, 2013

  • Greg

    FYI, Alcohol is prohibited by ordinance, so bring and drink at your own risk.

    October 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Now that I have a juicer, maybe I'll bring my famous cucumber mint cocktails! :)

    3 · October 9, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Red solo cup, I lift you up, its time to party, its time to party...lol..those who listen to country music will know this song, lol

      1 · October 9, 2013

    • Maureen

      Ah good to know its drink friendly!

      1 · October 9, 2013

  • godfrey

    Will drop by for a couple of hours... just realized I signed up for a hiking event later on at night.

    October 9, 2013

  • Melissa

    We need more boys! 3 boys to 9 girls...Recruit! Recruit!!

    2 · October 9, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      it's like the opposite of the wine tour. ha!

      1 · October 9, 2013

    • godfrey

      Nah... this is good. :) The list didn't mention anything about bringing sausages anyhow.... :p jk. Good job on planning, Greg! Oceanside is perfect!

      2 · October 9, 2013

  • Maureen

    this will be my first beach bonfire! looking forward to it!

    October 8, 2013

    • Greg

      Its gonna be fun!

      October 9, 2013

  • Greg

    I realize Oceanside is a bit of a drive if you're coming from downtown or further, but this beach is awesome for the real "Beach Bonfire" experience. This is partly what we are about in this group; Exploring new places with new people and finding gems! Looking forward to a great time with everybody. If you think you have something that would be fun to bring, by all means bring it to share ie: games, beach toys etc.

    October 9, 2013

  • Greg

    Thanks Yolanda, and welcome! I am looking at something more North County to expand our circle a little. We have a few members including myself as far North as Oceanside. Since it is a Friday, I think I will aim more midway between Oceanside and downtown. I need to verify fire rings at Encinitas/ Solana Beach.

    October 7, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oh ok I don't know any thing about that area, I live in SD.

      October 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fiesta Island or Ski beach are good spots. I just had one last weekend at Fiesta with my group.

    October 6, 2013

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