Thousands of active duty military and their family members are treated to a day of free food, carnival rides and entertainment at the Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre.
The fun begins at 11:00 a.m. and last until 4:00 p.m. The day consists of a host of activities: including a great children’s fun zone with carnival rides, inflatable jumps, rock climbing wall, kid’s crafts and face painting.
Participating Restaurants include Buffalo Wild Wings, Pick Up Stix, Hunter Steakhouse, San Luis Rey Bakery and Domino’s Pizza.
The beach will be loaded with military land and amphibious displays, including the LCAC, for people to explore and learn about. The EOD team will be on hand to demonstrate their latest equipment and answer questions.
All Active Duty Military and their dependents must bring an Active Duty Military ID Card or a Dependent ID Card to get unlimited rides, activities, and a free lunch. This event is open to the public. Tickets are available for purchase for children’s rides. Entertainment and military displays are free to everyone.
Whether you are a civilian who wants to show your gratitude and enjoy a day of fun, or a member of the military family, this is a day for you: Show your appreciation or to be appreciated! See the online version of the 2016 Operation Appreciation Magazine published my Military Guides, USA – See more at: http://www.oceansidechamber.com/armed-forces-day-operation-appreciation.html#sthash.x1tw8En8.dpuf