La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

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La Jolla Art and Wine Festival 2014Come enjoy San Diego’s premiere art show while sipping on the best local beers and signature wines at the sixth annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival. This October 11th and 12,th La Jolla’s Girard Street will host this exciting San Diegan event. The Festival is free and open to the public, so locals and visitors alike are welcome to come for a weekend of artistic fun. Make sure to book your stay at Ocean Park Inn by clicking here. This luxurious boutique hotel is located in beautiful Pacific Beach, which sits just a short drive away from the event.

The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival will boast over 150 artists from all over the world, who will be displaying their masterpieces for visitors to purchase and enjoy. In addition to the artist showcases, this festival will have a food court featuring local restaurants and farmers market vendors cooking up their delicious dishes. You will also be able to relish inLa Jolla Art and Wine Festival 2014 roving entertainment and music performances while browsing the amazing art creations. It’s easy to get caught up in the amazing art, but attendees won’t want to forget about the Festival’s silent auction. Be sure to take a look at the variety of beauty treatments, medical services, restaurant packages and gifts for animal lovers and sport enthusiasts featured in the auction.

The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival is an event you won’t want to miss. There are expected to be over 20,000 attendees, with proceeds from this event benefiting La Jolla’s under funded education programs, at the three local elementary and middle schools. Last year’s Festival raised over $100,000, and we’re hoping for equal success in 2014!

After you have enjoyed an assortment of beer and wine, as well as the beautiful artwork that La Jolla Art & Wine Festival has to offer, you can make your way back to Ocean Park Inn to watch the sun set over the Pacific from your hotel balcony. Located just a hop, skip and jump away from the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival 2014sand, Pacific Beach’s premier hotel, Ocean Park Inn, is the perfect place to relax after a fun-filled day at the festival. Ocean Park Inn is located in the heart of San Diego’s favorite beach town, and sits just walking distance from local restaurants and bars where you can continue to enjoy your evening out in San Diego.

Visit www.oceanparkinn.com today to book your weekend getaway!

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest 2014

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Kick off the beginning of Fall 2014 with Ocean Beach’s 10th annual Oktoberfest. On October 10th and 11th Newport Avenue and Abbott Street will play host OB Oktoberfest, promising a weekend filled with live music, beer and bratwurst.Ocean Beach Oktoberfest 2014

Book your stay at Pacific Beach’s Ocean Park Inn to be just minutes away from this event and just steps away from the beach. This weekend is a hit so be sure to make your hotel reservations here.

The weekend’s festivities are set to include:

Friday October 10, 2014:

Band Slam (Battle of the Bands): The preliminary Battle of the Band contest was held and the winners of the show have been chosen. Now it’s time to come enjoy live local music and help cheer on your favorite band as you watch them battle to victory. The semifinalists will play Friday night, and the judges’ scorecards along with audience votes will determine the winners. So come out and support your favorite performers!

Beer Garden (Blonde-a-thon): Join us Friday night for happy hour in the beer garden and don’t forget to participate in the “Blonde-a-thon”. Wear your best blonde wig or braid your real blonde hair to participate in the German-themed costume contest for free admission. The doormen will be checking for the best dressed and if you arrive during happy hour you will receive a free raffle ticket!

German Beer Tasting: Get in touch with German flavor when you join us for VIP German beer tasting. For just $20.00 you will receive seven 7oz flights of delicious German Beer. Sign up online and be the first of 100 people to receive VIP seating.

Ms. Oktoberfest: It’s back! It wouldn’t be an Ocean Beach event without the Ms. Oktoberfest competition. The semi-finals of this Ocean Beach beauty pageant will take place on Friday night at happy hour, with the finals held Saturday afternoon. Be sure to stop by to watch the ladies show off their white cocktail dresses and compete in the stein-holding bikini contest.

Saturday October 11, 2014:

Brat Trot: Ocean Beach’s 3rd annual Brat Trot Beach Run will take place on Saturday October 11th. There are two events to participate in: the 2K Family Fun Run and the 5K Beach Run! The 2014 OB Brat Trot Beach Run is sponsored by Ocean Beach Community Foundation and all proceeds will benefit local youth sports! The course starts and ends near the entrance of the OB Oktoberfest Beer Garden and runs along the beach from the OB Pier to the river channel and back. Don’t forget to dress up as costumes are highly encouraged. Click here for more information.

Contests: On Saturday, the OB Oktoberfest will give out cash prizes for contests that include:

  • Stein Holding
  • Bratwurst Eating
  • Balloon Blow
  • Sausage Toss
  • Raffles

With all of these fun activities planned for the weekend, you will not want to miss out on OB Oktoberfest! Book your stay at Ocean Park Inn located just minutes away in exciting Pacific Beach and you’ll be able to make use of the Oktoberfest Bus that leaves from the nearby 710 Beach Club. Throw on your lederhosen and yodel your way down to the beach for beer and bratwurst!

Visit www.oceanparkinn.com to book your weekend get away!

Pacific Beachfest 2014

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Pacific Beachfest 2014Looking to make Summer fun last all the way into Fall this year? We’ve found an event you simply won’t want to miss! Join us on October 4th for Discover PB’s 2nd annual Pacific Beachfest, which encompasses San Diego’s most popular beachside race! This exciting 5k and Street Festival will take place in front of Ocean Park Inn, a proud sponsor of this year’s event, so be sure to book your stay here for front row seats to this exciting PB occasion. Fitness buffs won’t want to skip the 5k portion of this event, so be sure to strap on your running shoes and Click here to sign up for the race.

Thousands of locals and visitors alike will gather in our home of Pacific Beach on Saturday, October 4th,Pacific Beachfest 5k Event to run in the 5k or volunteer for the street festival. Every race participant will be given a free tank top and two refreshing (and free!) beers after the 5k concludes. Pacific Beachfest is more than just a run, however, and will feature live music, local food and art vendors. Foodies will want to attend the PB Fish Taco competition, which is sure to be a tasty celebration of one of San Diego’s favorite foods. There will also be hosted professional volleyball and surf competitions. So whether you are participating in the run or just want to join the community for an unforgettable weekend, there will be plenty to do and see at Pacific Beachfest.

The proceeds from the race will go to San Diego’s own “Discover PB,” a non-profit organization that supports the Pacific Beach community by funding new designs and improvements throughout the area. Discover PB also hosts fundraisers, leadership events and DUI prevention seminars. So join the fun and support the city of Pacific Beach at this year’s Pacific Beachfest!

ladiesDon’t miss out on a sun soaked San Diego weekend filled with beach, beer, bands and a 5k Run! Stay just steps away from all of the activity at Ocean Park Inn, a proud sponsor of this year’s event. Thanks to their luxurious rooms, gorgeous location just steps from the sand, and proximity to the PB Beachfest, the Ocean Park Inn is sure to sell out quickly, so don’t wait to make your reservations. Visit www.oceanparkinn.com to book your stay today!

 

National Safety Council Annual Congress and Expo, 9/13 – 9/19, 2014

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On September 13th-19th, the National Safety Council (NSC) will host their 2014 Congress and Expo at the San Diego Convention Center in the heart of downtown San Diego. This event will give you the chance to meet with over 14,000 safety, health and environmental professionals. Buy your tickets here and book your San Diegan stay at Pacific Beach’s favorite boutique hotel, Ocean Park Inn.

NSC Congress and Expo 2014This convention will provide educational opportunities for attending decision makers from the fields of General Safety, Personal Protection, Fall Protection, Occupational Health, Hazard Control & Ergonomics, Emergency Response, Environmental Protection and Risk Management. Attendees will have the chance to listen to keynote speakers speak about future industry issues, in addition to choosing from over 100 technical sessions and seminars that highlight the latest industry trends and provide industry-driven tips for success. Alongside the keynote speakers and technical sessions there will be professional development seminars and workshops.

The NSC expo will feature over 900 companies showcasing the latest innovative products and services for safety implementation. According to previous attendees, this convention is a great way to gain knowledge about the innovative side of the industry and to see all new product demonstrations under one roof. Attendees won’t want to miss this opportunity to network with high ranked professionals in their industry.

After a long day of safety skill advancement, you’ll want nothing more than to head back to a relaxing beachfront hotel. Enjoy the sunset from your balcony or take a stroll down the boardwalk after a day filled with innovation. Located just steps away from the sand and within walking distance to many restaurants and bars, Ocean Park Inn is a great place for you and your family to stay during the NSC Congress and Expo.

Visit www.oceanparkinn.com to book your stay today!

50th Annual Bayfair

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Don’t miss out on the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Series 50th annual Bayfair, coming to San Diego this September 12th – 14th. This three-day annual hydroplane event will take place on Mission Bay, and has promises to be as exciting as a “three-ring circus”. With both on-the-water and onshore entertainment, you won’t want to skip this event!

The Bayfair started simply, encompassing just an annual hydroplane boat race. However, throughout the years this has turned into an entire weekend-long boat fair! At the San Diego 50th Annual San Diego BayfairBayfair, you will be able to watch the fastest boats race around Mission Bay, all while enjoying live entertainment and cuisine. With the addition of two stages this year you will be able to enjoy three different entertainers! Accompanying the live entertainment will be delicious food options as well as other merchandise vendors. Enjoy food, sweets and refreshing beverages alongside San Diego’s gorgeous Mission Bay.

After you purchase your tickets for the event here, be sure to book your stay at San Diego’s best beachfront hotel, Ocean Park Inn, located just minutes away from Mission Bay. After a fun day on the bay conclude your night in Pacific Beach at a local restaurant, or simply watch the sunset from your balcony while staying at Ocean Park Inn. This family boutique hotel is located just steps from the sand and within walking distance to the area’s best restaurants and shops. Enjoy the laidback vibes of Pacific Beach and make it a Bayfair and beach weekend!

Visit www.oceanparkinn.com and book your reservations before the boats are set to sail.