Posted Jan 28, 2024 | By Alejandra Cerball

The Best Things To Do This Spring in Oxnard

The Ultimate Guide to Spring Events in Oxnard

2024 Celebration of the Whales Festival | Channel Islands Harbor

The 24th Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival is a family event featuring activities for kids, chalk art and fabulous prizes. Check out the Channel Islands Maritime Museum activities, the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market, and a "Gray Whale Migration Trail" along the marina path that connects the two activity centers.

Learn about natures gentle giants as they are migrating through the Santa Barbara Channel, the waters between Oxnard and the Channel Islands National Park. The Santa Barbara Channel has been accredited as the 9th Whale Heritage Area in the world by the World Cetacean Alliance and Wild Animal Protection. They're dedicated to promoting responsible ecotourism, enhancing ocean education and advancing conservation efforts.

Spring Scavenger Hunt | The Collection at RiverPark

March 1 - 30

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with fun family activities at The Collection at RiverPark. The Spring bunny has placed pictures of some of his favorite Spring items all over The Collection and would love your help to find them! Hop Hop Hop around The Collection at RiverPark to help search for the items. Visit Guest Services starting March 1st through March 30th to pick up your spring map. Once you've completed your hunt, show your completed map to the bunny helpers at Guest Services to enter to win an egg-tastic prize!

Photos with The Bunny | The Collection at RiverPark

Bring the whole family for your spring photos! There are no reservations; photos are on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets are welcome. Bunny Photos will be next to The Annex Food Hall at 546 Collection Blvd.

Check out the price list here.

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Spring Kids Club | Collection Park

Join us for a morning of fun creating colorful artwork and interactive playing at the Spring Kids Club event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Collection Park. This family-friendly event offers a range of activities and crafts that are sure to put a spring in your little bunny’s step. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to celebrate the season with The Collection.

Spring vibes Market | The Collection at RiverPark

Visit Spring Vibes Market on Park View Court from 12 pm to 4 pm for a family-friendly and pet-friendly event. Check out the local vendors selling handmade crafted goods. Enjoy more than 30 vendors, face paintings, arts and crafts and more! This event is free to attend.

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Heritage Square

St. Patrick's Day Tea| Heritage Square

Get ready for some tea-rrific sips, cute bites, and a sprinkle of Irish charm! Enjoy savory tea sandwiches, scones, fresh fruit, and desserts catered by The 1901 Restaurant.

Price: $50

Looking for more family friends events and things to do in Oxnard, check out our guide to the best things to do in Oxnard.

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Alejandra Cerball (Journalist | Travel Writer)

Alejandra Cerball is an award-winning journalist, writer, and editor of, 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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