Posted Apr 16, 2018 | By Visit Oxnard

Arts and Culture in Oxnard

The city of Oxnard has a unique and robust collection of artistic and cultural venues that lend the town its signature character.

With museums, theaters, cultural events and international restaurants, Oxnard won't disappoint when it comes to new cultural experiences.

Foodies will rejoice over the multicultural cuisine that Oxnard has to offer. In the historic downtown area alone, there are over 40 international restaurants ranging from taquerias, to Asian, Latin fusion bakeries and Italian cafés. Hungry for something more exotic? We have that too. Spice up your day with authentic Brazilian cuisine and stunning harbor views at Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine, or Tierra Sur for kosher Mediterranean cuisine. Grab some friends for a traditional Korean tableside BBQ experience at Gen Korean BBQ House or pick up your chopsticks and dive into fresh sushi at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant or Anaba Sushi. Get a taste of the sea at Otani's Fish Market for one of the city's best fish tacos! For those looking to soak up some history with their snacks, stop by La Central Bakery, Oxnard's oldest bakery and tortilla factory that features Mexican bread, tortillas, tamales, masa and more!

Want to experience the culture for yourself? Check out one of Oxnard's many festivals! The Oxnard Salsa Festival, Multicultural Festival and Tamale Festival celebrate the rich culture within the community, while the Steampunk Fest gives visitors a chance to experience Oxnard's quirkier side. Experience a performance at the Inlakech Cultural Arts Center, a cultural enrichment program that performs traditional music, dance and drama!

Speaking of drama, there is no shortage of that in Oxnard either! With three wonderful theaters, Elite Theater, Oxnard College Performing Arts Center and the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, visitors can experience a continuous stream of contemporary theater performances, musicals, ballets, symphonies and more! Visit the Mullin Automotive Museum, the Murphy Auto Museum and the Seabee Museum! Or, learn about Oxnard's rich maritime past at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum.

Oxnard has a medley of arts and culture that makes the town an exciting and unique experience all its own. Experience it for yourself! Start planning your trip to Oxnard today!


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