Events & Happenings
“What’s On” at Waypoint Ventura in 2018
Surf Rodeo & Street Fair at the Ventura Pier
(July 13–July 14)
In the spirit of genuine fun and excitement, the Surf Rodeo Surf and Music Festival is featuring over 30 entertaining bands, a surf contest, games and contests, a beachfront street fair and beer gardens on the sand. In addition, returning festival favorite attractions include the Read More...
Ventura Tequila & Taco Music Festival
(July 20–July 21)
California's Largest Traveling Tequila & Taco Music Festival is returning to Downtown Ventura at Plaza Park! Join us for TWO days of fun in the sun on Saturday, and Sunday! Saturday will showcase top-shelf Tequilas sampling, while you enjoy THE BEST gourmet tacos! Read More...
The 143rd Ventura County Fair
(July 31–August 11)
The 143rd Ventura County Fair with the annual 12 days of fun, excitement, education and entertainment has come to a close. It’s a Country Fair with Ocean Air, and we hope you made lasting memories with your friends and your family. Read More...
Summer Artwalk Ventura
(August 01–August 31)
If you love art, you won't want to miss ArtWalk Ventura 2019. ArtWalk Ventura is totally fun, virtually free, self-guided tour of dozens of galleries, studios, pop-up venues and transformed PODS Containers in Ventura's historic Downtown and Westside Cultural District. Read More...
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show ‑ Ventura
(October 04–October 06)
Now in our 46th year, the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show is known as one of the West Coast's premiere shows. See over 300 of the nation’s most talented artisans & shop thousands of American handmade arts & crafts. You will Read More...
Winter Wine Walk Ventura
(December 07–December 07)
The Most Magical day in Ventura will kick off with the Holiday Street Fair! The Street will be lined with vendors and live entertainment. Shop artists, crafters, non-profit organizations, commercial and food vendors. The street fair and entertainment are FREE and open Read More...
Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights
(December 13–December 14)
Holiday caroling cruises and California Sleigh Rides with Ventura Boat Rentals at the Ventura Harbor. Read More...
Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights
(December 14–December 14)
The second Saturday in December marks a special tradition at the Channel Islands Harbor as the community kicks off the holiday season with the annual Parade of Lights. This is more than just an event – it’s an awesome experience. This year, Read More...