Discover museums, theaters, cultural events and international restaurants.
has a unique and robust collection of artistic and cultural venues
that lend the town its signature character.
Foodies will rejoice over the multicultural cuisine that Oxnard has to offer. In the historic downtown area alone, there are more than 40 international restaurants ranging from taquerias to Asian, Latin fusion bakeries and Italian cafés. Spice up your day with authentic Brazilian cuisine at Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine, or grab some friends for a traditional Korean tableside BBQ experience at Gen Korean BBQ House. Pick up your chopsticks and dive into fresh sushi at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant or get a taste of the sea at Otani's Fish Market for one of the city's best fish tacos! For those looking to soak up some history, stop by La Central Bakery, Oxnard's oldest bakery and tortilla factory that features Mexican bread, tamales and more!
The Oxnard Salsa Festival, Multicultural Festival and Tamale Festival celebrate the rich culture within the community, while the Steampunk Fest gives visitors a chance to experience Oxnard's quirkier side. Experience a performance at the Inlakech Cultural Arts Center, a cultural enrichment program that performs traditional music, dance and drama!
Speaking of drama, there is no shortage of that in Oxnard either! With three wonderful theaters, Elite Theater, Oxnard College Performing Arts Center and the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, visitors can experience a continuous stream of contemporary theater performances, musicals, ballets, symphonies and more! Visit the Mullin Automotive Museum, the Murphy Auto Museum and the Seabee Museum! Or, learn about Oxnard's rich maritime past at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum.
Oxnard has a medley of arts and culture that makes the town an exciting and unique experience all its own. Experience it for yourself!