2nd Annual Parade of Frights

The Parade of Frights, a non-competitive, Halloween-themed boat parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. on October 28, 2023. Ventura County Harbor Department Director Michael Tripp said introduction of the Parade of Frights is another way for the boating community to come together while helping create lasting memories for attendees watching landside. “The Harbor is full […]

HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest At Ventura Harbor Village

HOWL-O-ween Dog Costume Contest: Saturday, October 28th at Noon on the Ventura Harbor Village Main Lawn Get your pups ready for 11th Annual HOWL-O-ween Dog Costume Contest in Ventura Harbor Village, a beloved event for pet owners! Dogs get to show off their alter-egos as their owners dress them up in adorable and imaginative costumes. […]

Kids Seaside Trick or Treat At Venura Harbor Village

Kids Seaside Trick or Treat: Sunday, October 29th from Noon to 2 PM throughout Ventura Harbor Village Ventura Harbor Village welcomes families for a Spooktacular Seaside Trick or Treat event on Sunday, October 29, 2023, from Noon to 2 PM. Here's what's in store: Trick-or-Treating at Ventura Harbor Village Businesses Families dressed in festive costumes […]

Adolfo Camarillo’s Birthday Celebration

The Camarillo Ranch Foundation will celebrate our City’s namesake’s birthday with a free birthday celebration that will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The birthday celebration is a tradition that honors Don Adolfo’s love for community. The free event is open to the public and will feature: – The famous Camarillo White Horses […]

11th Annual Ventura County Farm Day

On Saturday, November 4th, 2023, more than 15 Ventura County farms, ranches, and agricultural organizations will open their doors and invite the public to experience a day of agricultural activities and tours during the 11th Annual Ventura County Farm Day. It is completely self-guided — you drive yourself at your own pace to any of […]


OPAC is proud to be the official venue for one of our community's most beloved holiday traditions: Dia de Los Muertos! Join us for a mesmerizing and heartfelt celebration of life and remembrance at OPAC's annual Day of the Dead event. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Mexican and Filipino culture as we pay […]


Join community leaders, Downtown merchants, and friends in a festive tradition to light up the County’s tallest Christmas tree – 110 feet high! Entertainment, food trucks, a holiday marketplace and Santa’s arrival ring in the season. The November 30, 2023 tree lighting runs from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Plaza Park.


Get the tastiest tamales in town - from sweet to savory, traditional to gourmet. Enjoy holiday crafts fair, kids activities and live music. The City of Oxnard's Recreation and Community Services Division is thrilled to present the 16th Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival. The event will return to Plaza Park on Saturday December 2, 2023, from […]


2022 Information below, stay tuned for more details on the Oxnard Christmas Parade 12/2/2023... Enjoy the sights and sounds of 2300 participants in 100 entries including colorful marching bands, equestrian units, local school groups, floats and a visit from Santa! 8,000 guests line the streets to watch this yearly spectacle. The Parade route runs through […]


Santa to the Sea is a nonprofit event born out of a desire to give back to the community. What started in 2003 as a toy drive to celebrate the relocation of the world’s largest Santa Claus from Carpinteria to Oxnard. Since then it’s grown into a robust running event, toy drive, and community fundraiser. […]


Stroll or drive through one of Ventura County's largest holiday light displays in the Henry T. Oxnard National Historic District. Residents provide all holiday decorations and lighting.