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What’s Happening in Ventura in September

by Visit Ventura The world has (rightly) slowed, but it hasn’t stopped. With mask-wearing (thank you) and social distancing (thank you) factored in, there’s still plenty to do in Ventura in September. Ventura has — deep breath — concerts, movies, and live musicals beside the sea, Farmers Markets heavy with local largesse, a fish market […]

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Why You Should Make Your Ventura Travel Plans Now

by Visit Ventura Who doesn’t long to reconnect with the world? To travel again. To inhale freedom and joy and experience new things, here in sun-kissed Ventura or, well, any other place that fills your dreams. And while this time is not the time for traveling, it is the time for planning for your dream […]

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Ventura’s Ten Best Tacos

By Visit Ventura It’s Takeout Tuesday in Ventura, and, with all due humility, there may be no finer place to grab a taco than Ventura. From the Taco District on Ventura Avenue, to the Ventura Pier, to Ventura Harbor Village, Ventura’s tasty taco to go options make it pretty much impossible to decide. Which is […]

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Four Great Ways to Enjoy Ventura’s Great Outdoors

Featured Image by Byba Sepit   With all due humility — and honesty — Ventura IS the great outdoors, a world-class playground that will set your heart racing in all the joyful ways. And it’s all free. And — yes, somewhat sadly — there’s no better time to be out, out and away. And no […]

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Takeout Tuesday: Ventura, Our Restaurants Need Your Help

by Visit Ventura Ventura has been running with “Takeout Tuesdays” since March. Yes, half a year. And no one knows how much longer we will be where we are. But one thing we do know; Ventura’s restaurants need our help. And, Ventura being Ventura, so many of these restaurants are owned by Venturans; our friends, […]

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Come See a Hidden Channel Islands National Park Treasure

by Holly Lohuis Featured image  by Brandon Bannister Visit Ventura note: With the traditional passenger drop off at Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island closed while the National Park Service builds a new Pier, Island Packers is doing something beautifully — and untraditionally — rare. Taking passengers to Prisoner’s Harbor, which links to the astonishingly […]

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Here are the Best Places to Picnic and Eat in Ventura

by Visit Ventura Yes, it’s Takeout Tuesday in Ventura — your designated chance to help our Ventura restaurants get through these tough times (thank you!). And in Ventura, there may be no finer (or more affordable) pairing than the Grab ‘n Go picnic. Shared street tacos on picnic bench on the Ventura Pier? Sushi high […]

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Thank You, Ventura Educators and Parents.

This week marks back to school for many in Ventura, but it is a back to school like no other. The term fully remote learning wasn’t part of our vocabulary. But it is now. A returning student, recently interviewed by a Ventura County Star reporter, said, “I’m just trying to look at the positives in […]

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Ventura Salutes Our Frisbee Hall of Famer.

Ventura’s Chipper Bro Bell is now a Frisbee Hall of Famer. But’s he’s always defined Ventura spirit by Visit Ventura Chipper Bro Bell has always been a Ventura Hall of Famer. Now we’re proud to say he’s also in the Freestyle Disc Hall of Fame. Some folks actually do change the light in a room. […]

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How Do Things Currently Stand in Ventura With COVID-19?

by Visit Ventura   COVID-19 has altered our landscape; a global situation that stretches far beyond tourism and our town of Ventura. First and foremost, our hearts go out to those affected — and our heartfelt gratitude goes out to all those working so hard to address this unprecedented challenge. The brightest minds in the […]

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