Channel Island Harbor’s Free Concerts by the Sea Summer Series 2024 Lineup

If you love live music, great weather, and seaside views, there’s no better venue in Ventura County to catch a free concert than at 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.…

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May 2024 Director’s Message

Spring is in full swing and there’s a lot to be excited about at the Channel Islands Harbor from a project and redevelopment front. I want to share with you some updates regarding a project at Kiddie Beach, future parking lot projects, and redevelopment at Fisherman’s Wharf. Kiddie Beach Parking Lot Rehabilitation Project Construction crews…

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Applications Available for 2024 Ventura County Junior Lifeguard Program

Enrollment applications are now available to youth interested in participating in the Ventura County 2024 Junior Lifeguard Program. The Junior Lifeguard Program, sponsored by the Ventura County Harbor Department, offers youth 8 to 15 years of age the opportunity to receive instruction in lifeguard rescue techniques, emergency medical first-aid, ocean sports activity, physical conditioning, marine…

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What’s on Tap for Channel Islands Harbor Events in 2024?

Channel Islands Harbor is gearing up for a year of unforgettable events in 2024. Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a music lover, or someone who enjoys the magic of fireworks and holiday festivities, the Harbor has something special in store for you. Mark your calendars, plan your road trip or staycation in advance, and get…

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April 2024 Director’s Message

As we welcome the fresh air of the spring, there’s no better place to spend time outside than at the Channel Islands Harbor. One of the Ventura County Harbor Department’s goals is attracting and hosting events that bring people together, making connections and creating memories with your family and friends that last a lifetime. I…

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Whales Festival Attendees Invited to Help Paint Community Mural Honoring Santa Barbara Channel’s Worldclass Designation

Attendees who attend the 25th Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival are invited to help paint a mural that honors the Santa Barbara Channel’s recent designation as a Whale Heritage Area. Thanks to the work of a group of local whale enthusiasts, the Santa Barbara Channel earned the prestigious milestone by being designated the 9th…

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