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 and unique character, we provide you with story ideas to make your editorial pitch an easy approval.

Welcome to Visit Oxnard's Media + Press page.

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Oxnard is one of California's best-kept secrets. Whether you visit for a week or weekend, explore our golden duned beaches and picturesque harbor. Take in vibrant Southern California sunsets reflecting on Channel Islands Harbor's waters or get up close with nature's gentle giants on a whale-watching excursion.

This beach town blends agriculture with ocean breezes and diverse, multicultural history. We invite you to visit and discover all that makes Oxnard California's Strawberry Coast.



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.


What Oxnard experiences are you most interested in?

If you're interested in visiting Oxnard on assignment, participating in our yearly group press trip, or have questions regarding story ideas, press releases, or past articles, contact the Oxnard CVB office for assistance.

Please provide ideas on how you plan to promote Oxnard, along with a media kit with details of your main audience, including reach, engagement, geographic location, demographics, etc.

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

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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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