From the national award winning California Strawberry Festival in May to the spicy Salsa Festival in July, Oxnard sure knows how to celebrate! Every season brings its own calendar of events and programs!
Whale watching season runs from late December through mid-April with the Celebration of Whales in March. Annually Oxnard hosts International Restaurant Week in January. Summer-time brings free outdoor summer concerts, air shows, car shows wine tastings and festivals of every flavor. The Multicultural Festival and Oktoberfest arrives in October, and then in December ... it's all about lights! The Parade of Lights in the harbor, Christmas Tree Lane in Oxnard's historic district, and the Winter Fantasy & Light Show in downtown Oxnard.
*To see a list of events for the week that you will be visiting, click the white arrows on the calendar week on the right.
|Week of: Feb. 02/22/2015 - 02/28/2015|
Farmer's Market(No End Date) Recurring weekly on Thursday
9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market
5th & B Streets at Plaza Park
Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone: (805) 643-6458
Local fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and plants. Often live music too! Great lunch stop.
Farmer's Market(No End Date) Recurring weekly on Sunday
Every Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market
3600 S. Harbor Blvd.
Oxnard, CA 93035
Phone: (805) 643-6458
Local farm fresh produce, fruits, plants, flowers, fresh seafood, bakery, cheese, nuts, BBQ, arts and crafts, entertainment and more.
Pets not allowed.
Tour(No End Date) Recurring monthly on the last Friday
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology
439 Calle San Pablo
Camarillo, CA 93012
Staff of the WFVZ conduct public tours of the large collection of bird eggs, nests, and mounted specimens on the last Friday of every month at 3 p.m. (except May, November, and December).
Please call at least one day in advance to get on the waiting list (each tour is for a maximum of 20 people).
Our fee for tours is $3 per person.
Cultural/ Culinary/ Wine(No End Date) Recurring monthly on the 4th Saturday
Call for hours.
La Dolce Vita Ristorante and Lounge
740 South B Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
Contact: La Dolce Vita
Phone: (805) 486-6878
Admission: $55 per person
Don't miss an opportunity to learn culinary secrets at La Dolce Vita Restaurant taught by Owner and Executive Chef Michelle. Classes may also include guest chefs. Classes are scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. every 4th Saturday of the month and are very popular. Classes must be prepaid. The culinary experience includes your meal, a glass of wine, and hands on training (not just watching!). Call for menu details and reservations. We have had over 85 classes so far and everybody is raving about them!
Art ExhibitAugust 04, 2014 — March 31, 2016 Recurring daily
Phone: (805) 984-6260
Admission: Adutls $5, Seniors $4, Child 6-17 $2, Members free
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum presents, “Semper Paratus: Always Prepared, Selections from the United States Coast Guard Art Program” This exhibit will feature artworks by outstanding artists from around the United States from August 4th through March 31, 2015. The images were commissioned to illustrate the day-to-day activities and services rendered by the men and women who are charged with the security of our coasts. Photographs by USCG Auxiliary member, Michael Brodey, will complement the exhibit. The Opening Reception will celebrate the 224th birthday of the United States Coast Guard and the 75th of the USCG Auxiliary. It will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, August 9th. The reception is open to the public. It will honor the service of the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard Station, Channel Islands Harbor Station and the USCG reservists, the USCG veterans and retirees with a ceremony and a birthday cake. This is an opportunity to meet the professionals who provide marine search and rescue and coastal security for Ventura County. USCG attendees in uniform and their immediate families are admitted free to museum activities through Labor Day. The cost for the reception is free to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please join us!