Ventura Harbor Village
Ventura, CA, 93001
Ventura Harbor Village, California’s seaside playground, offers visitors the best of waterfront attractions, fresh seafood, boutique shopping, studio art galleries, water sports, boat and kayak rentals, live entertainment and monthly festivals.
A beautiful walking promenade extends for over a mile on the waterfront in front of more than 15 Harbor restaurants, and over a dozen shops. Family fun awaits with a Village Carousel & Arcade open daily year round, the largest fleet of pedal boats to explore the Harbor, home-made waffle cones and ice cream, French pastries, homemade fudge, salt water taffy, a kite and toy store, and hats for all ages.
Restaurants feature a variety of cuisines as they overlook the boats in the Harbor for spectacular sunset, mountain and water views including seafood dishes, Italian, fresh Mediterranean, French cuisine, café sandwiches and salads, gourmet grilled cheeses, clam bar, Korean fusion and sushi, Mexican, and fresh fish tacos – offers breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Foodie visitors travel to Ventura Harbor Village just for famous fish n’ chips and clam chowder at both Andria’s Seafood Restaurant & Market and Brophy Brothers Restaurant & Clam Bar and enjoy the stellar daily Happy Hour cocktails and menus seaside at the Ventura Harbor Village restaurants
From live music, to festivals, to nightly comedy club, and Greek dancing – Ventura Harbor Village is a must see Ventura destination. Pirate Days is an annual family event in July and Parade of Lights and Fireworks engages visitors with a show of lights on the water and in the sky in December each year.
Get on the water, with a Harbor Boat Tour (weekdays/weekends Summer and weekends only in Fall/Winter/Spring). Or rent daily- kayak and stand up Yolos and Nalu board rentals, electric boat rentals, pedal boat rentals. Experience the ocean further with dive lessons and dive trips, sport fishing, whale watching, and island trips.
Immerse yourself in the thriving working Harbor as the Ventura Harbor Village is home to Central Coast fisherman and a major port for squid offloading and is the headquarters for the Channel Islands National Park and Visitor Center.
Parking and entrance is free at both Ventura Harbor Village and at Surfer’s Knoll and Harbor Cove beaches located directly across from the Ventura Harbor Village. Ventura Harbor Village is pet-friendly, offering pet-friendly dining patios, pet-friendly beaches, doggie bags, a doggie photo board, pet-friendly hotel, and walking promenade.