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19 Things To Do in Ventura in 2019

by Visit Ventura As any Venturan will know, there is never a limit of diverse activities to do in Ventura. With a community of friendly people and an ocean breeze, the incredible views never get old. You’ll want to go through to cross these off, here are 19 things you MUST do in Ventura in […]

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Tall Ships come to Ventura Harbor

by Visit Ventura The Past Sails into Ventura Harbor They whisper — and beat — to the heavens of another time. The creak of ropes, the billow and snap of sails. The unpredictable horizon. Taking into account that unpredictable horizon, on February 12th, the Tall Ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington are scheduled to sail […]

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Love is in the air & so is the Ocean Breeze

By Visit Ventura “As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart, never full of love.” — Anonymous Not everyone is a planner. It’s okay. If your heart is racing because you haven’t come up with anything wildly romantic for Valentine’s Day, we’re here to help get your heart racing in the […]

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16 Top Events in Ventura

by Visit Ventura Sixty miles north of Los Angeles, Ventura prides itself on being home to everyone. Foodies, surfers, artists, brewers, and wine lovers (and lovers of brewers and wine lovers), all come together in the sunshine to rejoice in events that are the kaleidoscopic embodiment of Ventura’s culture. Check out our events page for […]

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Amgen Tour of California announced the final route for 2019

by Visit Ventura Featured photo by Wade the Giant Spectators, Find Your Spots! Today Amgen Tour of California organizers announced the final route specifics for the 14th edition of America’s premier professional cycling stage race (May 12-18, 2019), and Ventura will witness a colorful smear (riders move fast) of heart-pumping adrenal action. On May 16th, […]

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Top 5 Ways To Warm Yourself Seaside at Ventura Harbor Village

by Ventura Harbor Village To capture the warmth of the California sun, there is no better place to head than Ventura Harbor Village off of California’s Highway 101. Whether it is a first time or return visit, plan on celebrating the upcoming holiday weekends on the waterfront with an overnight stay at Four Points by […]

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Crafting a surfboard from salvaged Ventura pier wood

 by Scott Manninen As a woodshop teacher at Buena High School in Ventura, I try to inspire my students by working alongside them. My favorite things to build are wooden surfboards, combining my passion for surfing and woodworking, neither of which I am an expert. I often tell my students one of the great rewards […]

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The view that never gets old.

by Visit Ventura Last month, the Ventura Botanical Gardens (VBG) celebrated its grand reopening after having been closed nearly one year, since December 5, 2017, due to widespread damage caused by the Thomas Fire. The fire swept through the entire 109 acres of the park; very few plants were spared. Now nearly a year later, many […]

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Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

by Visit Ventura With the holiday’s upon us the intent of cooking a full feast can seem like quite the chore for some of us. If you’re looking for a fun place to eat without the fear of burning your food look no further than this list we have come up with of the restaurants […]

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MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT!

By Debbie Cvijanovich Twinkle, twinkle, lighted star…A Ventura tradition! Gaze upon the hillside above midtown’s Ventura High School during the holiday season and what do you see? STARS! Since 2009, many hillside homes glisten with a mounted star shaped frame wrapped in a string of lights. And each year the star count continues to grow as others gleefully adopt […]

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