Registration Open for 56th Annual Parade of Lights

A boat draped in purple and white Christmas lights cruises the harbor at the Oxnard Parade of Lights

PARADE OF LIGHTS WEATHER UPDATE: We have been monitoring the weather forecast and it appears as if the possible rain will not be significant enough to cancel the event. We hope to see you at the Harbor!  Registration is open for boaters interested in participating in the Channel Islands Harbor’s 56th Annual Parade of Lights.…

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Harbor Department to Recommend Negotiations With Developer for Fisherman’s Wharf

Channel Islands Harbor Fishermans Wharf

Ventura County Harbor Department officials announced today it will recommend to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors in December 2022 to enter into an Exclusive Right to Negotiate (ERN) with a development group who proposes to transform Fisherman’s Wharf at the Channel Islands Harbor into Karl’s Adventure Village. The development is proposed by Robert Dahl,…

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November 2022 Director’s Message

boats in harbor at dusk

We at the Ventura County Harbor Department take great pride in offering recreational, business, and tourism opportunities to the local community and visitors. That was evident this past weekend when the Harbor Department introduced the inaugural Parade of Frights, a Halloween-themed boat parade that also included landside activities prior to the event. Hundreds of families…

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