Posted Mar 01, 2018 | By Visit Oxnard

10 Fun Things to do in Oxnard

From picturesque beaches, to one-of-a-kind museums, Oxnard has a host of fun and exciting activities that will add enjoyment to your vacation.

With so many fun things to do in Oxnard it can be hard to choose the right activity for you. To help you choose the right activity, we created a list of some of the most fun things to do while in Oxnard

1.) Go Boating or Sailing

Experience Oxnard's picturesque coast line by boat! Pack a picnic lunch and charter a sail boat or rent a small motor boat and set sail for a unique adventure that is fun for the whole family. On your excursion, you will see a wide variety of California's wildlife including dolphins, sea lions, sea birds and during certain parts of the year – Whale

2.) Go Wine tasting at one of our wineries

Get a taste of Oxnard by visiting one (or all) of our four local wineries! With tasting rooms, cellar tours and special events, Oxnard is the perfect place for a fun wine tour getaway.

3.) Laugh it Up at a Live Comedy Show

Sip on a cocktail and enjoy delicious pub fare while watching your favorite comedian at Oxnard's own comedy club, Levity Live! This modern and spacious club, located in The Collection, has hosted top comedians including Margaret Cho, George Lopez and the "Daily Show's" host Trevor Noah.

4.) Try Sport Fishing

The waters surrounding the Channel Islands are some of the most diverse in the world. Named "North America's Galapagos" the waters nearby are teaming with life and a vast array of deep sea and sport fishing opportunities that any Fishing enthusiasts will love.

5.) Take a Beach Bike ride

Cruise along the beaches in style with a rented bicycle from Wheel Fun Rentals! From six-person surreys, to tandem bicycles, to beach cruisers, Wheel Fun has a bike for all skill levels. Take a self-guided tour along the Channel Islands Harbor or enjoy our perfect weather while cruising along the bike paths of Mandalay beach.

6.) Go Golfing

Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy the numerous amenities River Ridge Golf Course has to offer. With 36 holes, all grass driving range, two chipping and putting greens and stunning ocean views, this course is a must see during any visit.

7.) Relax on the Beach

It wouldn't be a trip to Oxnard without visiting one of our iconic beaches. Whether you're a surfer, fisherman, or just want to soak up that California sunshine, fun isn't hard to find while having a beach day. Take relaxation up a notch with Yoga by the Sea or Sea Dog Yoga.

8.) Visit a Museum

With such a robust and unique history surrounding the town, Oxnard has a unique and exiting museum experience to match. Explore California's maritime history at the Channel Island's Maritime Museum, then experience the continuing documentary series "Expressions of Life" by Ricardo Palavecino at the Carnegie Art Museum in downtown Oxnard. Whatever your tastes may be, the museums in Oxnard will be a fun and engaging day trip experience.

9.) Catch an Elite Theater production

Theater buffs will love the intimate venue and unique productions put on by Elite Theater. Located in the Channel Islands harbor, this sea side community theater puts on five productions a year that you won't want to miss.

10.) Take an Island Packers Boat Excursion

For those seeking adventure, look no further than a one of a kind Island Packers excursion. Take a tour to one of the breath takingly beautiful Channel Islands, or during certain times of the year, climb aboard for a whale watching trip. Fun for the whole family, these trips are one of the most exciting ways to see the beauty of Southern California.

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