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Visit Oxnard Announces Winner of Hidden Gems Contest

October 2019
Oxnard, CA – Visit Oxnard recently held a contest for local residents to help uncover hidden gems in the city, asking the question — “Where would you take an Oxnard Visitor?” The community got to work and sent in many tips for a chance to win a prize package. After reviewing the dozens of submissions, […]

Visit Oxnard Creates New Brand and Logo Reflective of Oxnard’s Attributes

October 2019
Oxnard, CA – Visit Oxnard recently unveiled its new brand and logo, which is currently live across all digital and social platforms. The new brand was developed through a collaboration with Visit Oxnard and its agency of record, Verdin Marketing, with input from community stakeholders. The bold new look pays homage to the city’s diverse […]

Fun and Spooktacular Events Abound in Oxnard during the Fall Season

September 2019
Oxnard, CA – It’s the time of year for spicy fun, spirited events and family adventures. Oxnard celebrates the fall season with a variety of events taking place throughout October. The month kicks off with the 24th Annual Multicultural Festival on Saturday, October 5 in Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard. The annual festival celebrates Oxnard’s cultural […]

Share Tips on Oxnard’s Hidden Gems for a Chance to Win an Overnight Hotel Stay and Santa Cruz Island Excursion

August 2019
Oxnard, CA – Visit Oxnard is seeking locals’ help in unearthing the hidden gems of Oxnard. It works simply this way: Residents send in tips on the hidden gems they have discovered for a chance to win a prize package. The package includes a one-night stay at the Hampton Inn located in Channel Islands Harbor, […]

The Boys are Back – Dallas Cowboys Return to Train this Summer!

July 2019
Oxnard, CA – Get ready to see live professional football played out in real time in Oxnard this summer when the Dallas Cowboys return to train for their upcoming season, July 26-August 16. Visitors can watch the team train during many of the practice sessions which are held at the River Ridge Playing Fields located […]

Visit Oxnard Offers Visitors an Opportunity to Win a VIP Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Experience

July 2019
The Dallas Cowboys will soon converge in Oxnard to train for the upcoming season. Fans have an opportunity to vie for a VIP Training Camp Experience by entering a giveaway. The Visit Oxnard VIP Training Camp Experience Giveaway includes: • Round-trip domestic airfare aboard American Airlines for two people to Los Angeles, California • Round-trip […]

Get your ‘Catch of the Day’ in Oxnard

June 2019
Oxnard, CA – It’s no surprise that the seaside City of Oxnard nets some tasty, freshly cut fish from the local waters.  From a waterside spot featuring Japanese eats to a no-frills seafood shack, seafood foodies can get their share of ‘Vitamin Sea’ from a variety of seafood eateries located throughout the town. Cabo Seafood […]

Start Your Engines – Oxnard is in the Fast Lane!

June 2019
Oxnard, CA – Oxnard is quickly gaining traction as one of California’s top destinations for gearheads.  With its classic car museums, car shows and cruise nights, automotive enthusiasts can rev up their motors and get their fix! Next door, The Port of Hueneme is a West Coast gateway for the import and export of automobiles, […]

Tourism Continued to Support Oxnard’s Economy in 2018 Travel Industry Thrives in Oxnard/Ventura County and Across California

June 2019
Oxnard, CA – Oxnard and Ventura County continued to thrive from visitor spending in 2018.  According to Dean Runyan Associates, visitor spending in Ventura County reached $1,801.9 million and supported 17,360 jobs, a 5.3% and 3.2% boost from last year, respectively.  This growth highlights the ongoing importance of tourism to the region and California’s economy. […]

Fresh Strawberries Kick off the Summer Season in Oxnard with Fun Events for the Whole Family

June 2019
Oxnard, CA – With the California Strawberry Festival about to take center stage on May 18-19, the summer season is also right around the corner and Oxnard is ready to welcome visitors with its many special events taking place throughout the city. Strawberry fans will find all types of creative strawberry creations at the 36th […]

Say ‘I Do’ in Oxnard! The Seaside Town of Oxnard Creates an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in a Variety of Settings

May 2019
Oxnard, CA – Looking to tie the knot in a unique setting?  Oxnard, located along the Central Coast of California, can make that special day one to remember whether it’s a dream ocean-side wedding on the sand or perhaps something more exotic such as a ceremony atop a vintage paddlewheel boat.  Whatever one chooses, Oxnard […]

Fresh Strawberries Kick off the Summer Season in Oxnard with Fun Events for the Whole Family

May 2019
Oxnard, CA – With the California Strawberry Festival about to take center stage on May 18-19, the summer season is also right around the corner and Oxnard is ready to welcome visitors with its many special events taking place throughout the city. Strawberry fans will find all types of creative strawberry creations at the 36th […]

Visit Oxnard is Recognized as “One of the Central Coast Best Places to Work” by Pacific Coast Business Times

April 2019
Oxnard, CA – Oxnard is not only a great place to visit, but it’s also a great place to work according to the Pacific Coast Business Times which recently honored the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Oxnard) with the “One of the Central Coast Best Places to Work” award. Visit Oxnard was recognized in […]

Oxnard – An Outdoor Paradise of Adventure

March 2019
Oxnard, CA – Set along the majestic Central Coast of California surrounded by mountain views, crystal, clear waters and idyllic weather, the seaside City of Oxnard beckons the adventurous traveler to discover its great outdoors and uncover the many wonders and points of interest that exist in this gem of a town. Fun on the […]

Indulge Your Inner Foodie – Seaside City of Oxnard Gives Way to Passionate Chefs and International Culinary Cuisine

March 2019
Oxnard, CA – Just a short jaunt up the coast from Los Angeles, visitors are discovering the many tastes of Oxnard. From fresh seafood to savory Mexican fare, to an array of international cuisine, foodies will find numerous options to satisfy the palate. Oxnard’s rich agricultural heritage sets the stage for freshness and farm-to-table offerings […]

Escape to Oxnard this Spring – Clean, Uncrowded Beaches without the Crowds!

February 2019
Oxnard, CA – Springtime is a great opportunity to refresh, reflect and escape to a destination without the crowds! Oxnard makes for that great spring getaway with its seven miles of uncrowded golden-duned beaches with perfect conditions to bask in the sun while the little ones frolic in the waves. Just an hour north of […]

Key Officials with the OCVB are Recognized by the Oxnard Chamber at the 2019 Chairperson’s Awards of Excellence

February 2019
Oxnard, CA – Julie Mino, President & CEO of the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) and Steve Buenger, Vice Chairman for the CVB’s Board of Directors, were awarded the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Chairperson’s Awards of Excellence during the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Installation of Directors held on January 31 at the Residence Inn […]

Bring Your Appetite and Head to Oxnard …. Oxnard Restaurant Week 2019 “Tacos, Treats & Tastings” Takes Place January 18-27, 2019

January 2019
Oxnard, CA – Put the diet aside and treat yourself to a culinary feast during Oxnard Restaurant Week 2019, “Tacos, Treats & Tastings”. The week-long celebration spotlights Oxnard’s culinary culture taking place Friday, January 18, 2019 through Sunday, January 27, 2019. Many of Oxnard’s unique restaurants will offer foodies the opportunity to savor scrumptious cuisine […]

Love is in the Coast….Escape to Oxnard this Valentine’s Day!

January 2019
Oxnard, CA – Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s time to plan that perfect romantic getaway. Tucked away along the Central Coast of California, Oxnard offers endless opportunities for a romantic escape whether its a romantic outing, oceanfront, overnight stay or a relaxed evening by candlelight for two. Whatever one chooses to […]

OCVB Announces 2019 Calendar of Events

January 2019
May 18-19, 2019 California Strawberry Festival The delicious heart-shaped fruit is the star at the 35th Annual California Strawberry Festival held at Strawberry Meadows of College Park. The annual festival is one of the top festivals in the nation and features all-day fun for the entire family with concert performances, ‘Strawberry Promenade with celebrity cooking […]

OCVB Participates in National Plan for Vacation Day… Special Prize Package up for Grabs!

December 2018
Oxnard, CA – If you have been contemplating about that special place to escape for a fun & adventurous seaside getaway, now’s your chance. National Plan Your Vacation is January 29 and Oxnard is planning a special prize package for one lucky winner! The Oxnard package includes a two-night stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton […]

Whale Watching Season Begins in Oxnard!

December 2018
Oxnard, CA – It’s that time of year to catch a glimpse of nature during Whale Watching Season taking place off the coast of Oxnard. The season officially begins the day after Christmas, December 26 and continues through mid to late April 2019. Both Island Packers, Ventura County’s official concessionaire to the Channel Islands National […]

‘Tis the Season – Oxnard Gears up to Celebrate the Holidays!

November 2018
Oxnard, CA – Oxnard transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season with festive events ranging from massive light displays to strolling trolley tours and tempting tamales. The fun kicks off with the 68th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony set for Friday, November 30 at 5:30 p.m. taking place at Plaza Park in Downtown Oxnard. […]

OCVB Produces Expanded Visitors Guide

October 2018
Oxnard, CA – The Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has produced a new Oxnard Visitor’s Guide now available for both visitors and residents. The Visitor’s Guide was recently unveiled to tourism partners and city leaders at a gathering at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort. The guide is a glossy magazine-type format […]

Tricks and Treats are in Store in Oxnard this October

October 2018
Oxnard, CA – Halloween is around the corner, and Oxnard is preparing to welcome visitors to the city with “Spooktacular” events from haunted haunts, to trick or treating fun and nail biting tours! Grab a friend and dare to enter the Oxnard Performing Arts Center (PACC) who will present “Spooked – Movie and a Fright”, […]

The Boys are Back – Dallas Cowboys Return to Train this Summer!

July 2018
Oxnard, CA – Get ready to see live professional football played out in real time in Oxnard this summer when the Dallas Cowboys return to train for their upcoming season, July 26-August 16. Visitors can watch the team train during many of the practice sessions which are held at the River Ridge Playing Fields located […]

The 2015 California Travel Association Recognizes Jennifer Meneses of the Courtyard Marriott, (Brigh

September 2015
For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Susan Smith, President & CEO, Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau, 805-385-7545; susan@visitoxnard.com     The 2015 California Travel Association Recognizes Jennifer Meneses of the Courtyard Marriott, (Brighton Management Group) Oxnard with Prestigious Award   Oxnard, CA – Jennifer Meneses, Sales & Catering Coordinator at the Courtyard by Marriott, Brighton Management […]

A Bit of Italy Comes to Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard

September 2015
For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Janis Flippen Public Relations, 805-389-9495; janis@janisflippenpr.com A Bit of Italy Comes to Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard…..Gondola Paradiso Brings Venetian Romance to the City by the Sea   Oxnard, CA – Visitors are invited to indulge in all the romance and tradition of Venice with a new attraction in Channel Islands […]
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