Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park.
From spring festivals to summer concerts to autumn home tours to winter celebrations - you'll find epic events in Oxnard all throughout the year. Check out a live comedy show with top-tier talent like Patton Oswalt or David Spade, or attend one of our major annual events like the California Strawberry Festival.
Check out these tips from locals on things to do in Oxnard
Hugo Centeno, Jr.
Oxnard-born professional boxer Hugo Centeno Jr. works up an appetite in the gym and then heads to H.C. Seafood at Fisherman's Wharf. He enjoys grabbing a seat near the water and watching all the different styles of boats go by.
This Project Manager for a Nonprofit Fundraiser grabs her caffeine mix at Ragamuffin Coffee Roasters and thinks Boba Time at The Collection is delicious! Her inner neat freak loves shopping at The Container Store.
Quentin Floyd is a radio DJ and personality at 99.3 FM Rhythm of the Coast. He can often be found at Vineyard Cafe, his favorite breakfast/brunch spot. His favorite thing to do in Oxnard? He says the auto museums are unreal!
This entrepreneur based in Downtown Oxnard can often be found driving on F & G streets in Henry T. Oxnard Historic District, admiring the century-old craftsman-style homes, or spending Thursday's lunch hour at Oxnard Farmers Market at Plaza Park.
Local Zac Sopak and his wife Rachel are avid thrift shoppers and say their favorite thing to do together is go to Silver Strand Beach. The Sopaks favorite place to eat? Anaba Sushi in Seabridge Marina.