OXNARD is a casual, diverse, seaside city with oceanfront recreation on one side and green farms on the other, and bordering the Channel Islands and the nearby city of Ventura. There’s abundant community festivals, strawberry farms, beaches, and adjacent to the Channel Islands National Park and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Oxnard is sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles or about twenty miles north of Malibu. Some of the popular spots and events in Oxnard include:
Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market every Thursday 9 am – 1 pm Fresh fruit, vegetables, lowers, Giant Tamales, BBQ 805.483.7960.
Heritage Square concerts, festivals, historic homes, restaurants
McGrath Family Organic Farm
Stagecoach Inn Museum
More info can be found at http://www.ci.oxnard.ca.us/22
VENTURA is located along the scenic southern-most part of California’s Central Coast between Malibu and Santa Barbara Abundant galleries and stores found in our historic downtown cultural district and a night of theatre or enjoy a stroll around the scenic harbor where deep sea fishing boats and residential live-a-board vessels exist side by side. Round out any visit by enjoying the areas wineries and tasting rooms.
Ventura County Museum of History and Art
Ventura County Wine Trail Celebration
Channel Islands Maritime Museum located in the the beautiful Channel Islands Harbor. Enjoy the day along the Harbor-front and stop in the maritime musuem for a look at their 500 year-old collection of exquisite seascapes and stunning ship models.
Channel Islands Maritime Museum
3900 S Harbor Blvd, Oxnard CA 93035
Admission is free the third Thursday of every month
Rest of the week – admission is $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors (62+), $2 for Children (6-17). Join and get free entrance anytime.
Open 11:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.