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Welcome to Oxnard


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Conference Location

Enjoy your stay at this all-suite golf course-adjacent host hotel.

Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard River Ridge
2101 West Vineyard Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 278-2200

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Map of Oxnard

Map of Oxnard

Find Your Way Around Town

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expansive Uncrowded Beaches

Oxnard's beaches are some of the most beautiful in Southern California. Known for its sweeping dunes, golden era Hollywood films (e.g., The Sheik) were shot along our coastline for its resemblance to the untouched desert sands of Arabia. Today, the distance between the highway and the ocean keeps passersby from swarming our beaches, keeping them in pristine condition for locals and visitors alike.

In Your Free Time

Enjoy time between conference sessions exploring our panorama-perfect destination on the California coast situated between Malibu and Santa Barbara. Indulge in Oxnard’s international culinary options, from freshly caught seafood to the famous taco trail, our city has food options for every taste bud.

Whale Watching with Island Packers

GRC Attendees are eligible to receive special pricing on Island Packers excursions.

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Team-Building Activities


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More to Explore

Things to Do: Downtown Oxnard – Oxnard, California

Delicious food and drinks. Historic sites and a rich heritage. Passionate locals and incredible community. Explore the heart of the Oxnard plain in the city’s epicenter: Downtown Oxnard.

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Oxnard Wine Tasting: A Guide to Oxnard's Best Wineries

Looking for a new wine tasting adventure? These are the best wineries to visit in Oxnard.

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Things to do: Channel Islands Harbor – Oxnard, California

Satiate your wanderlust and indulge in marina village vibes. There are so many treasures just waiting to be found at the Channel Islands Harbor!

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Clear Your Calendar, Here are 31 Amazing Things To Do at The Collection at RiverPark

Whether you want to play, dine or shop, The Collection at RiverPark is your one-stop shop for all things entertainment.

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The Best Places for Tacos in Oxnard: Explore Oxnard's Taco Trail

In Oxnard, tacos aren’t just a menu item — they’re a culinary treasure. With dozens of taquerias, taco trucks and Mexican restaurants in town, tacos are the unofficial food of Oxnard (well, besides strawberries).

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Extend Your Stay

Arrive early or stay an extra day to explore Oxnard's incredible automotive museums, open weekends only, including Mullin Automotive Museum - Historic Motoring Awards and Octane Magazine 2021 Winner for "Museum/Collection of the Year" and The Murphy Auto Museum, home to classic Americana, vintage trailers and Hollywood hot wheels.

We look forward to welcoming you!

We know you'll enjoy our beautiful destination, its authentic culture and welcoming people. Visit Oxnard Team Members will be onsite the Monday of your stay to greet you and assist you in making plans tailored to your interests for your free time. See you soon, GRC Attendees!