Posted Nov 07, 2023 | By Visit Oxnard

Best Places to See Holiday Lights in Oxnard (2023)

Here's where to find the best holiday lights and dazzling displays in Oxnard.

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! Here's our guide to the best places to see holiday lights in Oxnard.

Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard

When: All December

Were: 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. See the historic Oxnard pagoda lit in a dazzling display of lights, adorned with Christmas-themed characters and covered in snow – all set beside the tallest Christmas tree in Ventura County!

Christmas Tree Lane

When: December 10 - 26, 2023

Where: Henry T. Oxnard Historic District

Take a stroll through (or drive by) 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 two decades, 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.


When: All December

Where: Marine Emporium Landing

The Channel Islands Harbor will be decked out in some of the most dazzling light displays in the city. Mariners, yacht owners and fishermen alike rope strands of lights up and down their masts, from bow to stern and all around the railing. Docks are lit like miniature neighborhoods, and residents play seasonal music to get into the holiday spirit.


Farmers Market– Discover something unique for everyone on your list, from the local vendors at the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market every Sunday from 10-2 pm.

Merry Vibes Holiday Market- Tis the season to support local artisans and find one-of-a-kind treasures for your loved ones. Immerse yourself in the joy of the season as The Collection at RiverPark showcases a curated selection of handcrafted, unique, and locally made goods, perfect for your holiday shopping.

Annual Parade of Lights Festival – Shop handcrafted arts and crafts, jewelry, and wreaths at the Channel Islands Harbor. Don't miss the meet and greet with Santa.

For a full listing of events (both holiday and non-holiday) in December, click here.

Searching for the perfect gift? Check out our Holiday Gift Guide.

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