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Road Closures July 4

The Oceanside Police Department wishes a happy and safe 4th of July to everyone. As in years past, members of the Oceanside Police Department will be present throughout the day, particularly in the beach and Harbor areas on July 4. There will be several road closures for the safety of all.


  • July 4 -  The Strand will be closed to vehicular traffic between Wisconsin Avenue and Breakwater Way from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

  • July 4 - The Harbor entrance at Harbor Drive will be closed from 8:30 p.m. – midnight due to the Fireworks at Camp Pendleton. There will be NO WESTBOUND traffic allowed on Harbor Dr. between N. Coast Highway and Harbor Dr. North, and no traffic will be allowed to enter the Harbor from the intersection of Harbor Dr. and Carmelo Dr. between the same hours.  For those exiting Camp Pendleton after 8:30 pm till midnight, traffic will only have the option of northbound I-5 or southbound I-5.


All standard parking regulations will be in effect except for street sweeping zones and two hour parking zones. Please refer to the specific parking regulations posted in each designated area.


The area in Oceanside west of the Railroad tracks has been designated as a Safety Zone.  Fines for all Oceanside City Code violations will be tripled in this area.

  • No glass beverage containers on the beach
  • No open containers of alcohol on the beach
  • No diving or jumping from the pier
  • No dogs on the beach or the pier (with the exception of seeing eye dogs and service dogs).

 Please enjoy your time at the beach areas and be safe.  Happy 4th of July!

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