Summer Fun in Oxnard

There is tons of fun to be had around Channel Islands this summer! If you find yourself visiting the area, be sure to check out some of these nearby activities in the upcoming months.

One of the fun summer events you can find in the Channel Islands area is Concerts by the Sea. Live music held in one of the best venues around, the Channel Islands Harbor! Another huge draw to this event, it’s free! You can enjoy live music with the sun setting in the background to make this a perfect evening for you and your family. Concerts are held every Saturday from 4pm to 6pm starting July 9th through September 3rd. This gives you plenty of time to add this summer activity to your itinerary on your next visit to Channel Islands!

Festival music band. Hands playing on percussion instruments in city park . Drums with sticks closeup. Body part of male musicians. Sharpen is guitar and man hand.

Looking for a spectacular 4th of July fireworks show this year? Look no further because Channel Islands Harbor hosts an amazing 4th of July celebration! The whole day is full of activities, entertainment, and food options. Fireworks are held from 9pm to 10pm, you won’t want to miss this amazing spectacle!

Father and son lighting sparklers on the beach at sunset

Another fun event taking place this summer is the Salsa Festival. The weekend of July 29th and 30th, the city of Oxnard will be having their annual Salsa Festival which celebrates all things salsa! There will be main stage entertainment consisting of salsa tastings, salsa dancing and live salsa bands performing all day. This is also a family-friendly event with a Kids’ Korner consisting of tortilla art! Of course, there is a salsa contest so get those creative juices flowing and make your salsa one of a kind in this contest!

A delicious home made salsa pico de gallo with tomato, red onion, lime, cilantro, and jalapeno pepper.

If you are planning a trip soon, be sure to book your stay at Channel Island Shores and check out all these fun summertime activities nearby!

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