November 21, 2018
Dash on down to Oxnard for some of the best holiday light displays in Ventura County! The holidays are fast approaching, so be sure to bundle up, order a cocoa to-go and hit these not-to-be-missed yuletide festivities!
When: Dec 1st through Jan 2nd
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard
Santa has worked his holiday magic to transform Plaza Park into a veritable winter wonderland for the entire month of December. Watch technology and tradition collide in a dazzling computer-orchestrated light show, syncing more than 30,000 lights at Oxnard’s stunningly adorned historic pagoda to your favorite holiday classics – all set beside the tallest Christmas tree in Ventura County!
When: Dec 9th through 26th
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Henry T. Oxnard Historic District
Take a stroll through the beautifully decorated historic homes on “F” and “G” Streets between 5th and Palm during the holidays. One of the most cherished events in Oxnard for more than 26 years, these elaborate holiday decorations make up one of Ventura County’s biggest residential light displays and are sure to make your season merry and bright. Make your visit to Christmas tree lane the event of the year by booking a Sip, Taste and Tour trip, a guided stroll that includes tours through the interior of four historic homes as well as food and drinks from local restaurants, wineries and breweries.
Don’t want to walk? Get off your feet, and enjoy a 55-minute guided tour on the Holly Trolley with a stop at the historic Heritage Square for cookies and cocoa!
When: December 8th
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Channel Islands Harbor
See your favorite superheroes with a holiday twist glide across the water at the 53rd annual Parade of Lights, themed “Heroes on Holiday.” Starting at noon, immerse yourself in holiday-themed activities like falling snow, pictures with Santa, holiday shopping, caroling and more before the ceremonial “Lighting of the Mast” at the Channel Island’s Maritime Museum. After the festivities, find a spot to snuggle up and enjoy a parade of decorated boats as they sail through the harbor during the Parade of Lights.
You can also enjoy the fun at the Holiday Lighting of the Mast & Parade of Lights Viewing Party at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum! Free events during the party include sing-alongs, carolers, a visit from Santa and the official Lighting of the Mast which will shine nightly through the Holiday Season.