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Ventura Music Hall: Big Time Concerts in Ventura’s Living Room

Sep 14, 2022 / Visit Ventura

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being at a concert and the exhilaration of seeing a song you’ve listened to countless of times being sung right in front of you. But the threat of driving from Ventura through traffic to get to the nearest concert venue is daunting.  Could... MORE

Where Are the Best Views in Ventura and the Channel Islands?

Aug 26, 2022 / Ken McAlpine

Ventura and the Channel Islands are filled with memorable views. See, smell, taste, and feel the joy This world is filled with iconic views. From the Eiffel Tower. From the rim of the Grand Canyon. From atop Everest. From the street beneath Gal Gadot’s hotel balcony. But let’s be honest. A lot of those views... MORE

Why Ventura is the Best Place to Hike and Bike 

Aug 09, 2022 / Visit Ventura

Keeping it short — because we’re already cutting into playtime — Ventura is a pathological liar’s dream of outdoor play. Road bike rides where you’ll see deer and dolphins on the same ride. Mountain bike rides with glorious climbs and fallaway descents, perfectly groomed and banked.  Hiking trails that rise to heavenly, wind-caressed silence –... MORE

How is Ventura Land Trust Helping to Preserve Ventura’s Wild and Scenic Places?

Aug 02, 2022 / Visit Ventura

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is coming to Ventura on Saturday, August 20, 2022 The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is coming to Ventura on Saturday, August 20th. Held on the expansive hilltop lawn of Ventura County Credit Union, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a feast of food, music, local beer, wine,... MORE

Top Events in Ventura 

Jul 27, 2022 / Visit Ventura

From Surf Rodeos (you have to see it to believe it) to Wine Walks and, yep, Southern California snowfall, there’s no better place than Ventura to be swept away by a special event. No better place to make lifetime memories. Big adventure. Small town ease. Live music (much of it free). Wide sky beaches. Otherworldly... MORE

Where Can I Hike in Channel Islands National Park?

Jul 20, 2022 / Visit Ventura

Hiking at Channel Islands National Park Welcome to Channel Islands National Park, a wild and wondrous world where housecat-size foxes scamper through fields of Seuss-like flowers, and moon and sun shine down on, well, nothing.  And, no surprise, home to breathtaking hiking. A Few Channel Islands Basics We know you’ve heard this before — about... MORE

Ventura Celebrates Summer Vibes

Jun 17, 2022 / Visit Ventura

Ventura Celebrates Summer Vibes Ventura is raising a toast to community, inspiration, survival, and the brightest kind of summer, and you can get in on the action – everything from cool giveaways to two special Ventura beers crafted – thank you, Topa Topa Brewery and Ventura Coast Brewing Company – expressly for the occasion. The... MORE

The Best Father’s Day Gifts are at The Ventura Visitor Center

Jun 10, 2022 / Visit Ventura

Fire up the BBQ.  Summer is (un) officially here. True the official first day is a little over a week away, but Memorial Day is behind us and Father’s Day is coming up on the near horizon.  Reason enough to celebrate everyone’s favorite season. In Ventura, a season of cool mornings and warm afternoons, lazy... MORE