ventura events: Ventura Outrigger Challenge 2024 - 06/02/24 03:49 PM
With Memorial Day firmly in our rearview mirror, we need to focus on the summer months ahead. Our Ventura County beaches usually fill up pretty quickly every day. And there is usually something happening each weekend here. For example, this weekend brings the Ventura Outrigger Challenge 2024 to our shores.
What: Ventura Outrigger Challenge 2024
Where: Harbor Cove Beach (872 E Front St #200, Ventura)
When: Saturday, June 8th, 7:15 am to 1:00 pm
Admission: FREE
Ventura Outrigger Challenge 2024The Outrigger Challenge consists of six-man teams who race in these long canoes with stabilizing supports (known as "outriggers") on the open ocean. Various age groups compete … (1 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Strawberry Festival 2024 - 05/05/24 05:04 PM
May 20th is National Pick Strawberries Day. We learned a few interesting facts about the strawberry that we would love to share. For example, did you know that the strawberry is actually part of the rose family? (The Rosacaeae family to be precise.) A cup of strawberries contains more Vitamin C than a medium orange. California grows approximately 80% of all strawberries produced in the entire United States. So, it makes sense that the Ventura Strawberry Festival takes place later this month.
What: Ventura Strawberry Festival 2024
Where: Ventura Fairgrounds (10 W Harbor Blvd)
When: May 18th (10 am to 7:30 pm) & May … (3 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Earth Day Celebration 2024 - 04/14/24 06:37 PM
The very first Earth Day took place back in April of 1970. It has been officially recognized on April 22nd of every year since. What began as a simple way to bring awareness to our role in the health of our planet has grown into a nationwide campaign. Each year's festivities get bigger and bigger. Since April 22nd falls on a Monday this year, organizers of Ventura Earth Day 2024 decided to hold this year's event on the Saturday before.
What: Ventura Earth Day Celebration 2024
Where: Plaza Park on Thompson Blvd.
When: Saturday, April 20th, 11 am to 4 pm
Admission: FREE
Ventura Earth Day … (1 comments)

ventura events: VC Art Market 2024 - 03/31/24 08:10 PM
Can you believe that it's already April 1st? It feels like we just welcomed in the new year. But it's already spring (not that you could tell by all of the rain we had over the weekend). Thankfully, the weatherman predicts sunny days ahead. Good thing, too, because the VC Art Market is now in full effect.
What: VC Art Market 2024
Where: California & Main, Downtown Ventura
When: From 11 am to 5 pm on the 2nd Saturday of the Month through December
Admission: FREE
VC Art Market 2024Since 2016, artists from all over the area gathered at the corner of California Street and Main … (1 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Easter Egg Hunt 2024 - 03/17/24 07:05 PM
Easter Sunday falls on March 31st this year. But the Easter Bunny himself promised to come to Plaza Park a week early. He wants to offer Ventura children a chance to practice for the official big day. How? By participating in the Ventura Easter Egg Hunt.
What: Ventura Easter Egg Hunt 2024
Where: Plaza Park, Downtown Ventura
When: Saturday, March 23rd from 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Free (pre-registration required)
Ventura Easter Egg Hunt 2024Organizers divided the official hunt up into four different age groups. First up? Kids of all ages who happen to have a disability start things off with their hunt at 10 … (0 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024 - 02/18/24 08:00 PM
With all of the rain we've had lately here in Southern California, it's hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. But it's never too early to start planning your next remodel or upgrade. Fortunately, the Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024 wants to help you with all your remodeling plans in one convenient location.
What: Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024
Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds
When: February 23rd to 25th
Admission: Free with coupon
Contact: Paul Smith, On the Edge Promotions (714-931-3600) or via email
Ventura Home Improvement Expo 2024For three whole days, hundreds of vendors fill the Ventura County Fairgrounds. They offer ideas, tips, and … (4 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Marathon 2024 - 02/04/24 06:24 PM
Was working on your fitness one of your New Year's resolutions? Have you ever had your eyes set on running in the Boston Marathon? A good way to get there is by signing up for the Ventura Marathon 2024.
What: Ventura Marathon 2024
Where: Ojai Valley to Surfer's Point in Ventura
When: Sunday February 24th, 2024
Contact: Ventura Marathon email
Ventura Marathon 2024The Ventura Marathon acts as a Boston Marathon qualifier. To qualify for the ultra-competitive Boston Marathon in April, runners must be at least 18 years old and complete one marathon in the previous year within specific time frames. For ages 18-34, you must finish … (1 comments)

ventura events: Hobson Heights Christmas Lights 2023 - 12/03/23 06:23 PM
When you think of Southern California architecture, what springs to mind first? Italian villas? Spanish revival? Craftsman? In the historic community of Hobson Heights, you primarily see Spanish and Italian influences. Most homes also feature an incredible ocean and/or city view. But this time of year proves extra special thanks to the Hobson Heights Christmas Lights.
What: Hobson Heights Christmas Lights 2023
Where: Hobson Heights neighborhood of Ventura
When: December 9th, 10th, 16th & 23rd
Admission: FREE
Hobson Heights Christmas Lights 2023For the next few weekends, Hobson Heights becomes even more beautiful thanks to the special Christmas displays throughout the neighborhood. For example, from 2 pm … (0 comments)

ventura events: Spark of Love Toy Drive 2023 Around Ventura County - 11/21/23 10:58 AM
On Thursday, we give thanks for all of the blessings we have experienced throughout the year. Unfortunately, not everyone is as fortunate. Millions of families throughout the United States struggle to make ends meet. That makes celebrations like Thanksgiving and Christmas that much harder. Please consider helping these families by donating to the Spark of Love Toy Drive right now.
Spark of Love Toy Drive 2023All you need to do is drop off a new, unwrapped toy at a participating business or the Ventura Fire Department. All donations must get dropped off at one of these locations before the end of business … (1 comments)

ventura events: Seaside Highland Games & Scottish Festival 2023 - 10/01/23 03:27 PM
Most people know about Scotch whiskey and haggis. But did you know that eggnog originated from the Scottish Auld Man's Milk? And butterscotch candy made its way to our shores courtesy of Scottish immigrants. Even Southern Fried Chicken owes its beginnings to both the Scots and West African people settling in the south. In Scotland, one way to celebrate the culture is through sport. Stateside, we celebrate with them through the Seaside Highland Games & Scottish Festival 2023 right here in Ventura.
What: Seaside Highland Games & Scottish Festival 2023
Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 W Harbor Blvd)
When: 9 am to 5 pm … (0 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Beachside Bash 2023 - 09/17/23 06:32 PM
Hueneme Beach celebrated the end of summer in August. But summer officially ends on Saturday, September 23rd. So, it seems fitting that that is when the local Rotary Club hosts their annual Ventura Beachside Bash.
What: Ventura Beachside Bash 2023
Where: San Buenaventura Beach State Beach (901 San Pedro St)
When: Saturday, September 23rd, from 11 am to 5 pm
Admission: $10-$150 per person
Ventura Beachside Bash 2023This bash offers something for everyone. First, for the car aficionado, a classic car show. Next, for the foodie, sizzling steak and finger-licking-good BBQ. And for the zythophile, a variety of beers on tap to choose from. Finally, for … (2 comments)

ventura events: World Oceans Day Ventura 2023 - 06/04/23 03:53 PM
When the Pacific Ocean sits right in your own backyard, you tend to focus on maintaining its health and beauty. But we all should focus on keeping our oceans clean every day. After all, water covers more than 70% of the entire planet. Even so, man has actually explored more of outer space than we have our own oceans. To bring more awareness to the role that our oceans play in our everyday lives, the City invites you to celebrate World Oceans Day Ventura 2023 day with them.
What: World Oceans Day Ventura 2023
Where: Harbor Cove Beach (1878-1998 Spinnaker Dr)
When: Saturday, June … (0 comments)

ventura events: California Strawberry Festival 2023 - 04/30/23 02:27 PM
April showers bring May flowers. But they also bring strawberries...lots of strawberries. Whether you enjoy them in a jam, on a biscuit, in a pie, or by themselves, you might want to make plans to visit the California Strawberry Festival 2023 this month.
What: California Strawberry Festival 2023
Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 W Harbor Blvd)
When: May 20th & 21st
Cost: $8 to $15
Contact: CSF Corporate Office via email
California Strawberry Festival 2023Organizers created a jam-packed schedule (see what we did there) for all festival goers this year. Between the berry contest, Berry Babies Fashion Parade, strawberry tart toss, art contest, and live entertainment all … (1 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Earth Day Community Clean Up 2023 - 04/16/23 09:15 AM
We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter holiday. Now that Easter is over, it's time to focus on our planet. April 22nd is officially Earth Day. But Ventura Harbor Village wants to celebrate early. After all, every day should be Earth Day, right? If you wish to make a difference and help our make our planet a little cleaner, come out to Ventura Earth Day Community Clean Up 2023 this Friday.
What: Ventura Earth Day Community Clean Up 2023
Where: Ventura Harbor Village
When: Friday, April 21st, 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact: Ventura Harbor Village (805) 477-0470
Ventura Earth Day Community Clean Up 2023To think globally, … (2 comments)

ventura events: Ventura County Easter Egg Hunts 2023 - 03/19/23 09:11 AM
Easter Sunday falls on April 9th this year. As you can imagine, the Easter Bunny gets very busy this time of year. But he promised to make as many extra visits as necessary to ensure every little boy and girl spends some time with him. Therefore, you may find a few different Ventura County Easter Egg Hunts and other fun activities with the Easter Bunny between now and Easter Sunday.
Ventura County Easter Egg Hunts 2023CamarilloThe Big Egg Hunt - March 31st to April 7th throughout Camarillo. This fun scavenger hunt sends you to local Camarillo parks in search of hidden Easter … (4 comments)

ventura events: Mermaid Month at Ventura Harbor Village - 03/06/23 09:03 AM
March is Mermaid Month 2023 at Ventura Harbor Village. As always, several fun events are planned throughout the month to honor these lovely ladies of the sea. Which one do you look forward to?
What: Mermaid Month 2023
Where: Ventura Harbor Village
When: All March Long
Contact: Ventura Harbor Village (805) 477-0470
Mermaid Month 2023 at Ventura Harbor VillageMiscellaneous Mermaid Fun Throughout the MonthSeveral shops at the village offer up fun mermaid-themed merchandise. Barefoot Boutique and Casa de Regalos both have cute T-shirts and jewelry. Complete your outfit with ocean-themed footies at Lost in Socks. Find sea glass and cards at Harbor Village Gallery and Treasure … (2 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Seaside Marathon 2023 - 02/06/23 11:57 AM
Are you an ultramarathoner or someone just starting out? The Ventura Seaside Marathon 2023 offers something for all levels of experience and more. Running provides an outlet for exercise with a reasonable cost to perform. No gym membership needed. Just a pair of shoes and a desire to hit the road.
What: Ventura Seaside Marathon 2023
Where: Emma Wood Group Campground (800 W Main St, Ventura)
When: Sunday, February 12th, 7 am
Admission: $55 to $140 (free for spectators)
Ventura Seaside Marathon 2023Not a huge runner? That's OK. The marathon portion of the day is only one of the four different "races' you can sign up … (0 comments)

ventura events: Winter Whale Watching at Ventura Harbor - 01/03/23 11:00 AM
We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the holidays. We certainly did. Our gray skies seem rather appropriate for this time of year. Why? Well, they match the gray whales migrating through our Pacific Ocean waters right now. In fact, if you want to see these majestic creatures up close, schedule yourself on a winter whale watching cruise at Ventura Harbor.
What: Winter Whale Watching
Where: Ventura Harbor
When: Now through April 15, 2023
Cost: $29 to $42
Contact: Island Packers Cruises (805) 642-1393
Winter Whale Watching CruisesAccording to the Oceanic Society, gray whales migrate from Baja, California northward between January and March. Oftentimes, you see … (1 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Parade of Lights 2022 - 12/05/22 10:34 AM
The holidays are a magical time of year. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Ventura Can-Tree Food Drive last weekend, too. This can be felt particularly in the decorations we see around town and in our homes. Living next to the ocean, Ventura residents enjoy extending that luminescence onto our waterways. Fortunately, residents and visitors get to choose between two different Ventura Parade of Lights events over the next couple of weekends.
Ventura Parade of Lights 2022Channel Islands Harbor Parade of LightsFirst up? The Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights. Beginning at 10 am on Saturday, December 10th, organizers prove … (2 comments)

ventura events: Ventura Can-Tree Food Drive 2022 - 11/21/22 02:41 PM
In just three days, many of us will be sitting down to a sumptuous meal with our loved ones. And in just five weeks from now, we celebrate Christmas. That usually entails another huge meal with our friends and family. Unfortunately, the holidays can be a hard time for people without the means or family to celebrate. This year, it might hit folks even harder. But you can help alleviate some of that holiday stress by donating to the Ventura Can-Tree Food Drive.
What: Ventura Can-Tree Food Drive 2022
Where: Figueroa Plaza (in front of the Mission, Downtown Ventura
When: December 1st through 4th
Contact: … (1 comments)

 
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