Posted Aug 03, 2018 | By Visit Oxnard

5 Free Summer Activities in Oxnard

Summer is in full swing; the kids are out of school and it's time to indulge in some summer fun!

Here are the top five free-admission activities in Oxnard that you should check out this summer. The only thing that can make these fantastic summer events any better is the price – free admission!

Heritage Square Concerts & Concerts by the Sea

Put on your dancing shoes, and get ready to groove to Latin jazz, reggae, funk, rock and more throughout the summer at the Channel Islands Harbor and historic Heritage Square. These spectacular outdoor venues welcome music lovers of all ages. Chill out and enjoy tunes with the harbor as your backdrop, or dance in a valley of Victorian architecture at Heritage Square.

Dallas Cowboys Training Camp

We think you're ready for some football! Come see your favorite team as the players get into top shape for football season at the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp! The camp includes merchandise trucks, youth academy minicamp, autograph sessions from the cheerleaders, food and drinks, and raffles and games. Not to mention, our favorite cheerleading squad nicknamed America's Sweethearts are holding a dance camp at Rio Mesa High School for Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in-training ages 5 to 17; make sure to register! Spaces are limited.

Live Entertainment and Food Trucks @ Plaza Park

Get a taste of Oxnard the first Thursday of every month at Oxnard's First Thursday's Food Trucks! With more than twelve unique trucks to enjoy, live entertainment, and free parking, this is a great place to grab a bite on a warm summer night.

Fairy Tales in the Park

Pack your folding chairs and a picnic lunch, and join the Gypsies in a Trunk for their twist on fairytale classics. This volunteer-based acting troupe puts on free plays for the young and the young at heart at the Channel Islands Harbor.

Rock the Collection

Grab your lawn chairs, sit back and enjoy timeless classics at this family-friendly event. Catch cover bands of your favorite rock & roll acts that are sure to make you want to get up and dance!


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