March 28, 2019
Best Places to Go Shopping in Oxnard
Whether you’re on the hunt for a new go-to garment to fill out your wardrobe or a souvenir to take home to a friend, our assortment of unique boutiques, farmers markets and premier outdoor shopping centers are sure to wow! your shopping sensibilities. Explore the quaint boutiques, vintage shops and unique stores that set Oxnard apart.
The vendors at the vibrant Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market are an amalgam of produce farmers, producers of pre-packaged foods, culinarians serving prepared food, crafters and more. Be sure to check out vendors like Crystal World, a crafter of handmade jewelry, every Thursday from 9am to 1:30pm in Historic Plaza Park.
Enjoy shopping waterside to live music and entertainment at Marine Emporium Landing, where more than 30 farmers and assorted vendors gather from 10am to 2pm each Sunday for the opportunity to trade their wares.
Oxnard’s premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center, The Collection at RiverPark features a rare blend of retail stores, restaurants, cafes, grocery and outdoor spaces that boldly embrace the coastal California climate and lifestyle.
Retailers at The Collection at RiverPark Include:
|Amazing Lash Studio||Gap|
|Barefoot Boutique||H&M||Sueno Jewelry|
|Bella Threading Studio||It’Sugar||Target|
|Channel Islands Jewelry||Jos. A. Bank||The Barber Shop|
|Chico’s||Kriza Aveda Salon||The Container Store|
|Color Me Mine||Lane Bryant||The Painted Cabernet|
|Elacora Homes||LOHO Love & Hope||Urban Outfitters|
|European Wax Center||MAC Cosmetics||Verizon Wireless|
|Finish Line||Pet Food Express||Victoria’s Secret|
|For Eyes Optical||REI||White House Black Market|
|Forever 21||Sleep Number||Windsor|
Blissful Boutiques periodically hosts Makers Market, where you can shop a collection of local artisan-made goods and craft a memorable afternoon. Makers Market is held the second Saturday of every month in Park View Court near The Annex Food Hall.
Previously Ventura County’s first fully-enclosed shopping center, The Esplanade has evolved from a 1970 2-level indoor shopping mall to today’s entirely open-air shopping plaza anchored by mega stores and sprinkled with eateries.
Retailers at The Esplanade Shopping Center Include:
|Bath & Body Works||The Home Depot||Staples|
|Cost Plus World Market||Party City||T.J. Maxx|
|DICK’s Sporting Goods||Payless ShoeSource|
For more fun and funky wares to peruse, explore the other locally owned stores the city has to offer. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift or perusing the aisles for a pick-me-up, treat yourself at one of these Oxnard retailers. Looking for local shops off the beaten path? Check out these hidden gems:
Anacapa Surf n’ Sport on Harbor Boulevard: Shop a broad selection of surfboards, wetsuits and athletic wear fitting for ocean-faring adrenaline junkies.
Asahi Market on Oxnard Boulevard: A Japanese market selling hard-to-find delicacies and traditional Japanese dishware including sake sets.
BlueFin Gifts at Channel Islands Maritime Museum: Nautical gifts and treasures including local art, gifts and jewelry that highlight local marine life, beaches and the boating community.
Fifty150 Brand is the go-to choice for outfits that stand out. Launched in association with comedian George Lopez, the customizable clothier makes unique designs with an urban twist; shoppers can purchase any of the garments in-house or put in a special design request.
Gordon’s Western Wear on Oxnard Boulevard: Add a little more giddy-up to your getup with garments ranging from 501 Shrink-to-Fits to cowboy (or cowgirl) boots. You’ll feel your southern roots growing in at this little shop in Downtown Oxnard.
Henson’s Music in Downtown Oxnard: A decades-old family business selling musical instruments.
Heritage Square Visitors Center in Downtown Oxnard: A Victorian gift shop offering unique items related to this historical gem.
Miscellaneous Treasures in Silver Strand Oxnard: An antique store that sells wet suits, surf boards, bicycles, and, well… miscellaneous treasures!
Oxnard Farm Park Gift Shop: A historical park with historical books detailing the agricultural history of Oxnard for sale, sales benefiting this nonprofit foundation.
Streets of Vintage: Hailed as the best thrift store in Oxnard, pick through a variety of lightly worn throwback street chic fashions for an extra special find such as a classic Guess tee or an old-school Anaheim Ducks jersey.
Studio Gallery near Channel Islands Harbor: A gallery which sells items made by local artists, including shell art, pottery, greeting cards, wind chimes, pillows, jewelry, children’s puzzles and clothing as well as fine art paintings and photography on showcase.
Sueño Jewelry Studio in The Annex Food Hall: Also at The Collection at RiverPark, but within its notable food hall, is this dreamy jewelry studio, with one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces. Sueño also offers repair and refurbishment of vintage watches.