Celebrate spring time in Oxnard, CA.

Spend your spring time exploring the beautiful central coast city of Oxnard.

Spring Weather

We're proud to say that Oxnard's spring time hosts mild temperatures and sunny skies, ideal for outdoor adventures and beach days.

OXNARD SPring Weather & average temperatures

In springtime, Oxnard experiences mild and pleasant weather, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-60s to mid-70s Fahrenheit (around 18-24 degrees Celsius). The spring season brings sunny days perfect for enjoying the outdoors, while visitors can enjoy cooler evenings thanks to refreshing breezes from the Pacific Ocean. Spring in Oxnard offers a delightful blend of a warm, mild climate, making it an ideal time to explore the city's beaches, parks, and attractions.

Current OXNARD WEATHER & Live Cam

Compare spring averages with the current Oxnard forecast below. If you want to see it to believe it, check our 24/7 livestream feed from Marine Emporium Landing located in Oxnard's Channel Islands Harbor, and see for yourself our gorgeous town.

Thursday, Apr 18
H: 67°   L: 52°

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Friday, Apr 19
H: 64°   L: 52°

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Saturday, Apr 20
H: 66°   L: 51°

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Sunday, Apr 21
H: 69°   L: 53°

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Monday, Apr 22
H: 65°   L: 53°

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Tuesday, Apr 23
H: 60°   L: 55°

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Photo by Debora Dahl

Packing List FOR YOUR TRIP TO OXNARD

When packing for your springtime getaway to Oxnard, California, be sure to include a mix of lightweight clothing like t-shirts, shorts, and dresses for warmer days, along with long-sleeved shirts and light sweaters for cooler mornings and evenings. Don't forget to pack comfortable walking shoes for exploring the city and its surrounding attractions, and be prepared for sunny days with sun protection like sunscreen, sunglasses, and a wide-brimmed hat.

Additionally, consider bringing beachwear, a lightweight rain jacket or windbreaker, a camera or smartphone to capture memories, and a small daypack or tote bag for carrying essentials while on the go.

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Ready, Set, Spring: Seasonal Events

From teatime to festivals to music nights, there’s something for everyone this Spring in Oxnard.

Holidays & Special Events IN OXNARD

ST. PATRICK'S DAY TEA | Heritage Square

Step into the charm of Heritage Square and join us for a delightful St. Patrick's Day Tea Party! Don't forget to don your best St. Patrick's Day attire. The most creative ensembles will win fabulous prizes! Engage in lively games and indulge in some boutique shopping, where you'll discover unique treasures. Check out this afternoon of merriment and celebration at Heritage Square's St. Patrick's Day Tea Party—it's an event not to be missed!


PHOTOS WITH THE BUNNY | The Collection at Riverpark

Join us at The Collection from mid-March thru April for a hoppy good time! Gather the family and capture a moment with our adorable Spring Bunny. It's the perfect chance to make cherished memories and embrace the joy of the season. Don't miss this egg-citing opportunity—it's first-come, first-served! Check out prices and options here.

SPRING VIBES MARKET | The Collection at Riverpark

Soak up the spring sun and support 30+ local businesses while finding awesome goodies for your home or to give as gifts. Discover a curated collection of handmade gems crafted by local artisans and makers, guaranteed to put a little extra "spring" in your step. Join us for a fun day of finding awesome handmade stuff from our talented local artists and makers! Find out more about this event here.

Spring Festivals

Get ready to explore all that Oxnard has to offer this spring!

CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL | Ventura County Fairgrounds

Plan a weekend stay in Oxnard and savor the annual Strawberry Festival! With easy access off the 101 freeway, parking, free shuttles, and nearby Amtrak access, getting to the Fairgrounds is a breeze. Indulge in delicious strawberry treats, including build-your-own shortcakes, chocolate-covered delights, and refreshing strawberry beer. With 40+ food vendors, a Ninja Nation Obstacle Course, live music, and countless arts and crafts booths, there's fun for everyone.

ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE WHALES FESTIVAL | Channel Islands Harbor

This milestone event celebrates the migration of the whales through the Santa Barbara Channel, which recently received a world class designation as a Whale Heritage Area. Families and friends will enjoy educational exhibits, a “paint a whale” mural project, chalk art, live performances, shopping at our award-winning Farmers Market, a children’s fun zone and more.

Live Music

Get ready to groove in Oxnard! Indulge in your love for music all weekend long with electrifying performances and delicious dining. Visit Ox & Ocean for live music Friday through Sunday, where happy hour extends into dinner for the ultimate vibe. Dive into the weekend spirit at the Shores with thrilling shows and Thursday evening karaoke sessions. Don't miss out on the magic at Waterside, where you can savor New American cuisine, enjoy breathtaking views, and soak in cool tunes on Thursdays, Fridays, and most weekends. It's a musical feast for the senses that you won't want to miss!

The Shores Bar & Restaurant

More SPRING Events IN OXNARD

Get your calendar dialed in for the spring season. Go to our Events Page and filter dates from March through May.

Enjoy Spring at these Oxnard Attractions

Murphy Auto Museum

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A Local's Guide to the Best Beaches in Oxnard

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Gondola Paradiso

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Swing into Spring

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Explore the Historic Downtown District

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Spring into Waves

Get ready to dive into an ocean of fun in Oxnard this spring! With a bounty of aquatic adventures awaiting visitors of every stripe, there's no shortage of smiles and sunshine to be found along our shores.

Anacapa Island Sea Cave Kayaking

Embark on an exhilarating sea cave kayaking adventure off the coast of Anacapa Island, just a short boat ride away from Oxnard. As spring brings calm seas and tranquil conditions, it's the perfect time to paddle through mesmerizing sea caves, arches, and coves, marveling at the natural beauty of the Channel Islands.

Harbor Recreation

Oxnard’s harbor comes alive with a variety of recreational activities for visitors to enjoy in the springtime. From renting paddle boards and kayaks to taking leisurely strolls along the waterfront promenade, there's no shortage of ways to soak up the sunshine and fresh sea air.

Surfing in Oxnard

Catch some waves and embrace the laid-back surf culture of Oxnard during the springtime. In springtime, Oxnard typically experiences moderate swells, with wave heights ranging from 2 to 4 feet, ideal for a variety of surfing levels and beach activities.

Sport Fishing Operators

Cast your line and reel in the excitement with a thrilling sportfishing excursion departing from Oxnard's harbor. With experienced captains and state-of-the-art fishing vessels, Oxnard's sport fishing operators offer guided trips tailored to both novice anglers and seasoned fishermen alike.

Boat Cruises

Embrace the ocean breeze and embark on a picturesque boat cruise along Oxnard's stunning coastline. Whether you choose a romantic sunset cruise, a wildlife viewing expedition, or a leisurely sightseeing tour, Oxnard's boat cruises cater to diverse preferences.

Blooms & Beaches

Spring is the time to camp, hike, fish and explore the natural wonders Oxnard has to offer.

Gateway to channel islands national park

With the landscape freshly watered and bursting with vegetation and colorful blooms after the winter rains, Spring offers ideal conditions for embarking on a day trip or overnight excursion to these islands relatively untouched by human development. From hiking rugged trails to snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, Oxnard provides easy access to an unforgettable outdoor experience in one of California's most cherished national parks.

springtime camping

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Channel Islands National Park's campgrounds, where you can wake up to stunning vistas of the shimmering sea and vibrant super blooms adorning the landscape. Spend your days exploring pristine beaches, hiking scenic trails, and marveling at the rich biodiversity of this coastal paradise. With opportunities for wildlife encounters and unforgettable sunsets, camping at Channel Islands National Park offers an unparalleled experience for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

harbor island trail

Gear up for an invigorating hike for a walk or run along the 8.9-kilometer concrete-paved loop trail at Channel Islands Harbor. Harbor Island Trail caters to all skill levels and boasts mostly flat terrain with minimal inclines (3% or less grade category). Featuring spacious 5-foot wide pathways, the trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible, and leashed pups are warmly welcomed. Whether you're an early bird eager to hit the trail for a run or prefer leisurely evening strolls, you'll be treated to unbeatable scenic vistas of the harbor along the way.

Farm Fresh Adventures

Discover the best of Oxnard's spring harvest at local family farms and farmers’ markets.

strawberry picking

Oxnard is known as a grower of crops including lemons and avocados, but Oxnard is world renowned for growing strawberries. Our farms are dedicated to growing California's (and the world's) supply, but you can experience the joy of farm tours and strawberry picking in cities nearby Oxnard! Stroll through lush fields bursting with ripe, juicy berries, where you can hand-select the freshest fruits while basking in the California sun.

It’s a delightful and flavorful outing for the whole family or for a romantic afternoon with your loved one. Head on over to Underwood Family Farms (Somis) or McGrath Family Farm (Ventura) for a variety of You-Pick options, or check out their spring Easter Festival running mid-March to early April.

Oxnard farmers markets

You may not be able to visit our amazing farms for tours, but you can enjoy our many farmer’s markets during the spring. Pick from the best seasonal fruits and veggies, including artichokes, beets, carrots, lettuces, raspberries, blackberries and more!


Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market | Channel Islands Harbor

Open every Sunday, 10 am to 2 pm at Channel Islands Harbor, the Farmers Market features farmers, fishermen and vendors selling seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, plants, freshly caught fish, baked goods, hand-made crafts and freshly prepared foods.

Downtown Oxnard Certified Farmers’ Market | 5th & B Streets at Plaza Park

Open year-round, the Downtown Oxnard market offers an enormous variety of the freshest local fruits and produce available as well as freshly prepared items such as bread, dried fruits, nuts and more. Tables and chairs are provided for guests to relax in the park, eat, listen to live music performances by local entertainers and bring the kids to enjoy the fresh air and activities.

Oxnard's Springtime Smiles for Kids

Where every corner holds a new surprise — from splashing waves to fascinating museums, Oxnard is where spring break dreams come to life for kids!

Zachari Dunes Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrate Easter at Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach with a day packed with family fun. Highlights include an Easter Brunch buffet by Ox & Ocean, an Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach, and a new exotic wildlife show. The event offers a unique opportunity to interact closely with rare animals, enhancing your Easter experience. Activities are complimentary for hotel guests and brunch attendees.

Spring Kids Club at The Collection

This spring, The Collection at Riverpark invites families to enjoy its Kids Club, a series of free, outdoor events packed with engaging activities. Hosted on the lush green of Collection Park, these family-friendly gatherings feature a variety of entertainment, from crafts to fun surprises, ensuring a lively morning out. With nearby attractions like Jump ‘N Jammin, Color Me Mine, and Bowlero,, it's easy to extend the fun for a full day of memorable experiences.

Spring Scavenger Hunt at The Collection

Dive into a season of discovery with The Collection at RiverPark's Spring Scavenger Hunt! This engaging event invites families of all ages to embark on an adventure, exploring the area to find spring-themed items. Participants who successfully complete the hunt have a chance to win exciting surprises. It's a perfect way to celebrate the vibrancy of spring while enjoying a day out with the family.

Oxnard Dog Beach

For Pet Lovers

From pet-friendly hotels, dog parks and outdoor adventures, Oxnard offers the best for your canine companions.

spring is For Animals Too!

We all know your dogs are part of the family. So you don't need to leave your furry friends at home the next time you plan your summer trip to Oxnard. Luckily, Oxnard has an abundance of pet-friendly hotels!

Let your pup thrive in Oxnard's pet-friendly parks, offering abundant space for play, exercise, and furry companionship.:

  • College Park Dog Park is an off-leash dog park with two areas for small and big canines.
  • Campus Park, the former site of Oxnard High School, is another off-leash dog park. It's located on the corner of 5th and H streets.
  • Jax's Windrow Dog Park is an off-leash dog park located at 3052 North Ventura Road.
  • Hollywood Beach - Dogs can roam free before 9 am and after 5 pm.

If you are in need of Doggie Day Care or boarding, please find these services available at the following locations: Inglis Pet Hotel and Flying High Pet Resort.

Oxnard Pet Friendly Hotel
Enjoy pet-friendly accommodations at Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach

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