Posted Jun 15, 2022 | By Alejandra Cerball

The Best Summer Festivals and Concerts in Oxnard (2022)

Here's your guide to the top Summer Festivals and Fun Events in Oxnard.

Summer is here, and it's time to get outside and enjoy the California sunshine.

Mark your calendars! Here are the best events in Oxnard happening in 2022.

Summer Concerts at Heritage Square | Downtown Oxnard

Explore eclectic music genres during Heritage Square's annual summer concert series! Music lovers of all ages will love the variety of live entertainment, ranging from old school to classic rock to Latin jazz to rhythm and blues.

  • July 1 Mighty Cash Cats (Country, Rock Tribute)
  • July 8 Brandon Ragan Project (Funk, Motown, R&B)
  • July 15 The Impulse Band (Classic Rock, 80s, Latin)
  • July 22 Los Cool Arrows (Cumbias, Rock en Espanol, Rock)
  • July 29 Myst (Rock en Espanol)
  • August 5 Soul Machine (Motown, R&B, Dance)
  • August 12 The British Beat (British Rock 60s-80s)
  • August 19 Caliente Band (805 R&B, Salsa, Funk)

4th of July Events | Channel Islands Harbor

Don't miss out on the Channel Islands Harbor 4th of celebrations. Although there won't be a fireworks show at the Harbor in 2022, you can enjoy the 4th of July Family Parade and Electric Boat Parade.

Bring your strollers, wagons, and walk north on Harbor Blvd with your family and show off your favorite red, white, and blue attire. The parade begins at 10:30 am at Albacore Way, travels north up Harbor Blvd. and ends at Cabezone Circle, home to Marine Emporium Landing.

At 2 pm, more than 50 patriotic-themed electric boats will cruise around the east and west channels of the Harbor. For more information about the electric boat parade, please call 805-985-4563.

Concerts by the Sea Summer Concert Series | Harbor View Park

Listen to live music at Harbor View Park in the Channel Islands Harbor all summer! Concerts are held on Saturdays from 4 pm - 6 pm. Bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy this fun family event.

Rock the Collection Summer Concerts | The Collection at RiverPark

Listen to live music at The Collection at RiverPark. Bring your lounge chairs and blankets, kick back, relax, and enjoy a free summer concert.

  • July 27 Twisted Gypsy (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
  • August 10 DSB (Journeys Tribute)
  • September 28 The Long Run (Eagles Tribute)
  • October 19 Bruno and the Hooligans (Bruno Mars Tribute)

Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2022

America's Team Returns to Oxnard

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Dallas Cowboys Training Camp | River Ridge Playing Fields

Oxnard hosts Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2022 at River Ridge Playing Fields this summer. See the full schedule of events, and enter to win Visit Oxnard's VIP Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Experience here.

On Saturday, July 30, the Dallas Cowboys will host a special fan event - Training Camp: Cowboys Back Together as the team welcomes fans back to training camp. Beginning 9 am, fans can enjoy live music, appearances by Dallas Cowboys mascot, Rowdy, VIP hospitality deck access, exclusive merchandise deals, prizes, giveaways and more!

Oxnard Salsa Festival Event Stage – Photo by Steel Cut Productions

Oxnard Salsa Festival | Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard

July 30 - 31

Get ready for two days of spicy food, live music and fun for the whole family at the Oxnard Salsa Festival in Downtown Oxnard. The Festival returns this year with your favorites, including the Salsa Tasting Tent, a Kid Zone for families and live music and entertainment.

Oxnard Jazz Festival | Oxnard Beach Park

September 9 - 11

The Fifth Annual Oxnard Jazz Festival (OJF) event will open its doors at the Oxnard Beach Park on September 9th - 11th, 2022. Join the VIP kickoff party on September 9th at Oxnard Beach Park from 12 - 5 pm. There will be live music, good wine and shopping. For the last few years, OJF has attracted top-notch musicians such as Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliot, Peter White, Pete Escovedo, Mindi Abair, Keiko Matsui and Rose Royce.

The California Strawberry Festival will return to Oxnard in 2023.

About the Author:

Alejandra Cerball (Journalist | Travel Writer)

Alejandra Cerball is an award-winning journalist, writer, and editor of alexcerball.com, a Travel + Lifestyle online destination filled with compelling and honest travel tips + resources. On her blog, Alex shares inspiration for your bucket list, family travel + adventure itineraries, and style guides to help you pack for your next trip.

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