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Channel Island Harbor’s Free Concerts by the Sea Summer Series 2022 Lineup

If you love live music, there’s no better venue in Ventura County to catch a free concert than the Channel Islands Harbor. Set against a summer sky in a beautiful Harbor park, visitors can enjoy a variety of musical selections at the Concerts by the Sea Summer Concert Series. The series is held from 4…

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2022 Concerts by the Sea Summer Series to Be Relocated to Harbor View Park

Concerts by the Sea, traditionally held at Peninsula Park in the Channel Islands Harbor, will be changing locations this summer, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced today. The summer concert series, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each Saturday from July 9th to September 4th in 2022, will be moved from…

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July 2022 Director’s Message

The Fourth of July is almost here, and we are looking forward to seeing lots of visitors at the Channel Islands Harbor. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate our great nation with family and friends on the waterfront. While there will not be a fireworks show at the Harbor this year, there will be plenty…

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2022 Fireworks by the Sea Will Not Take Place, Plenty of 4th of July Activities On Tap

The annual Fireworks by the Sea 4th of July event at the Channel Islands Harbor will not take place due to lack of funding, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced today. This marks the third year in a row the fireworks show will not take place. In 2020 and 2021 it was shut down due to…

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Maritime Museum Invites Public to Blessing Ceremony for New Wall Mural

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) is inviting the public to join it for a special blessing ceremony in honor of a soon-to-be-created mural at the Museum. Chumash Elder Alan Salazar will be conducting a traditional Chumash blessing ceremony at the mural site. Museum friends and the public are invited to join in the ceremony.…

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Harbor Department Issues Request for Proposals for Fisherman’s Wharf

The Ventura County Harbor Department has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to redevelop the Fisherman’s Wharf parcel at the Channel Islands Harbor. Harbor Department Director Michael Tripp said the redevelopment of the Fisherman’s Wharf property is long overdue. “This property is dilapidated and doesn’t meet the standard the Harbor Department is trying to deliver…

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