Best Day at the Beach events are held at Del Mar beach resort on Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.
From San Diego (I-5 North):
Exit 54B Camp Pendleton. Enter MCB Camp Pendleton Main Gate (Stay in the far right lane upon entering).
From Los Angeles (I-5 South):
Exit 54C Oceanside Harbor Drive/Camp Pendleton. Make a Left on Harbor Drive. Enter MCB Camp Pendleton Main Gate (Stay in the far right lane upon entering).
From the Main Gate – Turn right onto Wire Mountain Rd. Turn right at the following intersection towards Del Mar Beach. Follow the overpass over Vandergrift and continue along the bridge that leads over the 1-5 into Del Mar Area. After crossing the bridges, the road becomes A Street. Turn left onto 12th St. Building 210841, Guest Services Office, will be on the right.
IMPORTANT NOTE: For civilian admission to the base you will need to present a current state drivers license, auto registration and proof of insurance. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET THESE – PLAN AHEAD
Parking: Parking at Del Mar Beach Resort is free but limited so we encourage you to carpool if at all possible.
Volunteers should show up at at 8am to help set up. Volunteers are free to leave after and tear down and packing which is usually by 2pm. Learn more about volunteering here.
Participants must be pre-registered and need to show up at 9:15am sharp to check in. The event should be complete for participants by 1pm. Learn more about being a participant here.
Activities: Depending on conditions we typically offer;
Bring – A towel & extra change of clothes if you think you might get wet, camera, sunscreen, beach chair, friends and family.