Looking for your next newsworthy travel story? Oxnard is a hidden gem on the California Coast between Malibu and Santa Barbara. As an up-and-coming travel destination with new developments on the horizon, we provide you with story ideas to make your editorial pitch an easy approval and your story a compelling success.

Welcome to Visit Oxnard's Media + Press page.

Here you'll find:

  • The latest news and announcements from Oxnard (AKA What's New in Oxnard)
  • Media Images
  • Travel Writer Distribution List Sign up
  • Media Contacts

There are endless stories to be told about Oxnard's geographical location, rich heritage, hospitality offerings and people. Interested in Story Ideas? Download our Press Kit (below), and reach out to us for newsworthy updates.


Influencer Coury Combs of Fancy Treehouse visits Oxnard's Heritage Square.


Are you a journalist, influencer, or content creator with an idea to showcase the incredible culture, outdoor adventure, or family-friendly activities in Oxnard?Our goal is to stand out among competing destinations and bring tourism dollars to our local hotels, restaurants, attractions, and other businesses that count on this revenue to help with their bottom line. Whether you have an idea for a couples getaway or a family vacation, Oxnard's oceanfront hotels provide enchanting views of the Channels Islands National Park.Join our Travel Writer distribution list to receive Oxnard news and information about upcoming press trips.


Celebrity stylist and travel journalist Sam Russell enjoying Suite 412 at Homewood Suites Oxnard.


Oxnard has been featured in top publications including Fodor's, Lonely Planet, Matador Network, Travel + Leisure, SF Gate, LA Times and more plus broadcast television from CBS to NBC to KTLA, radio and more. We welcome journalists on assignment.

Are you a blogger or influencer interested in traveling to Oxnard? Send us your media deck detailing your pitch, audience and reach.

Email Visit Oxnard PR Rep Elizabeth Maxim Melgoza
Phone: (805) 844-1463

Download our Press Kit!

Fact Sheet

Get a bird's eye view of Oxnard's size, location and climate plus quick stats on lodging, dining and attractions. See transportation options and points of interest.

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History Sheet

Read about Oxnard's eclectic history from prehistoric to present. Learn about Oxnard's native inhabitants, agricultural origins, its longest standing establishments and claims to fame.

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Story Ideas

We make it easy for you to sell your editor on our destination. Find inspiration for your next travel article with this list of pitch perfect story ideas.

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Accolades & Media Mentions

View some of our recent media mentions and press pick-ups, including top travel lists.

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Events Calendar

Check out Oxnard's annual calendar of festivals, car shows, holiday celebrations and more.

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More to Explore

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Oxnard in the News

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Posted Apr 04, 2024

3 Things To Do

Party with the whales in Oxnard. The Santa Barbara Channel was recently designated a Whale Heritage Area, of which there are only nine in the world.

Posted Jan 09, 2024

California: Go for the 'Gram

From the woodsy charm of the Humboldt Redwoods and the culinary excellence of the San Francisco Bay Area to the laid-back vibe on the Central Coast and the...