Celebrating Ventura’s 150th Anniversary!

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The City of Ventura is excited to celebrate Ventura’s 150th anniversary on April 2, 2016 and would love your help in making this celebration a success! There are many ways to participate and we encourage you to connect and get involved! If you do not find the information you are looking for on this page, please reach out to Fiorella with the Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau at fiorella@visitventuraca.com.

How to Connect

City Hall Contact

Elena Brokaw
501 Poli Street
Ventura, CA 93001


Official website: CelebrateVentura.org

City of Ventura website: CityofVentura.net

Million Acts of Kindness Campaign website: VenturaKindness.com

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Get Involved!

150th Anniversary Committee

Attend public monthly meetings in the Community Room at Ventura City Hall to join the 150th Anniversary Committee and participate in planning and collaborating on various events and campaigns celebrating Ventura!

Next meeting: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 5:00-6:30pm

Join the Mayor’s Million Acts of Kindness Campaign

Did you witness some kindness? Did you do something kind? Big or small, words or photos, it all counts. The Mayor is asking everyone to share acts of kindness on social media using #VenturaKindness to celebrate Ventura’s 150th anniversary. Find out more information at VenturaKindness.com.

Brand Your Upcoming Community Event in Support of Ventura’s 150th Anniversary

Download the city’s 150th anniversary campaign logo and use them on your marketing materials for your upcoming community event in celebration of Ventura.


Promote Ventura’s 150th Anniversary

Tell your friends about Ventura’s upcoming anniversary and provide them our website for more information: VisitVenturaCA.com/Ventura150.

Campaigns & Events

The City of Ventura and a host of community partners are planning 150 days of memorable, fun and creative events ending with an exciting finale, a concert featuring BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY in Downtown Ventura on April 2, 2016–the date our city turns 150! LIKE them on Facebook or visit the official website to learn about all of the upcoming events.


“Driving on Isla Mujeres & the moms with their little ones walking at high noon, 98• humidity thick as paste we decided to offer them a ride in our golf cart. We thought they were waving at us & it turns out they were haling a cab. Our ride was free so they picked up:)”

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The Mayor of Ventura is on a mission to record one million acts of kindness in celebration of Ventura’s 150th anniversary! Did you witness some kindness? Did you do something kind? Big or small, words or photos, it all counts. Everyone is asked to share acts of kindness on social media using #VenturaKindness. Find out more information at VenturaKindness.com.

Branding Tools

150th Anniversary Celebration Goals

  • Community Pride
  • Community Engagement
  • Individual Responsibility
  • Celebration of What Makes Ventura Unique


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