Oxnard Events

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: Jul. 07/05/2015 - 07/11/2015
Summer Concerts at Historic Heritage Square
June 26, 2015 — August 28, 2015 Recurring weekly on Friday
6PM - 8PM
Heritage Square
715 South A Street
Oxnard, CA 93030

Phone: (805) 483-7960
Admission: FREE Lawn Seating
Handicap Accessible
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Enjoy a wide variety of Music from Latin to jazz to big bands at historic Heritage Square in downtown Oxnard on Friday evenings. Known as the "Hollywood Bowl of Oxnard." Heritage Square is comprised of a group of 1800's era Victorian houses.

Lawn seating is free, chairs $5, tables additional.

Ongoing Events
Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market
Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market
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
Admission: Free
Handicap Accessible
Children Welcome
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Local fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and plants.  Often live music too!  Great lunch stop.

Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market
Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market
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
Admission: Free
Handicap Accessible
Children Welcome
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Local farm fresh produce, fruits, plants, flowers, fresh seafood, bakery, cheese, nuts, BBQ, arts and crafts, entertainment and more.

Pets not allowed.

Monday Night Foreign Films
Cultural/ Culinary/ Wine
(No End Date) Recurring monthly on the 1st Monday
6:30 p.m.
Plaza Cinemas 14
255 W. 5th St.
Centennial Plaza
Oxnard, CA 93030

Phone: (805) 798-0830
Admission: General Admission $9.75, Seniors $6.25
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Oxnard Film Society proudly presents the Monday Night Foreign Film Series.  An ongoing showing of foreign films (subtitles included) on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.  Films are shown at Plaza Cinemas in Downtown Oxnard.

A list of upcoming shows can be found on their website.

OUR MISSION - The mission of the nonprofit Oxnard Film Society is to develop programs that promote cross-cultural understanding through the universal language of the arts.

The Collection at RiverPark, Raw Inspiration to launch weekly Farmer’s Market, June 18
Farmer's Market
(No End Date) Recurring weekly on Thursday
Every Thursday beginning June 18, from 4-8 p.m

Phone: (805) 988-7527
Admission: Free

The Collection at RiverPark, will introduce a weekly Farmer’s Market launching Thursday, June 18. The new market will run every Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in Park View Court. In addition to selling freshly picked fruits and vegetables grown by a dozen local farmers, consumers will have the opportunity to shop prepared and prepackaged foods, flower vendors, and hand-crafted goods, while enjoying live music and face painting. The Farmer’s Market is being brought to the community through a partnership with California Certified Farmers Markets, in conjunction with the non-profit organization, Raw Inspiration. “After more than two years of planning, we are thrilled to introduce the new Farmer’s Market to the community with the help of Raw Inspiration,” said Erica Boatman-Dixon, Director of Marketing for The Collection. “We are so blessed to live in an agriculturally rich community and are proud to deliver healthy, quality crops to share with families from the trusted farmers who help make the industry thrive.”

"A Gathering of Joy," Obon Festival
Festival/ Fair
July 11, 2015
1pm to 9pm

Contact: Jitlapawn Okamura
Phone: (805) 483-5948
Admission: FREE

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Obon Festival, "A Gathering of Joy", at the Oxnard Buddhist Temple, 250 South "H" Street, Oxnard on Saturday, 11 July 2015 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm. FREE admission and fun for the entire family! Exhibits and demonstrations includes Bonsai, Karate, Judo, and Crafts in addition to authentic entertainment such as classical Japanese and Okinawa dance, Taiko drumming, and children's games. For more information visit www.oxnardbuddhisttemple.org or call (805) 483-5948. 1:00 pm Oxnard Bonsai Club 2:00 pm Encino Judo 3:00 pm Azuma Dance 3:45 pm Fuji Japanese Music 4:00 pm Okinawa Dance 4:00 pm Dharma Service (in the temple) 4:45 pm Fuji Japanese Music 5:00 pm Cosplay 5:30 pm Togen Daiko 6:00 pm Bon Odori 7:00 pm Togen Daiko 8:00 pm Bon Odori 8:45 pm Benefit Drawing

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