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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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Proposal to Revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf Receives Strong Support, Unanimous Approval

A developer seeking to revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf into a visitor-serving center, Karls, has moved one more step forward to realization. At its May 21, 2024 meeting, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a one-year lease option agreement with Robert Dahl, a German-based strawberry farmer and developer. In 1992, Dahl founded the flagship Karl’s…

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July 2024 Director’s Message

Summer is in full swing at the Channel Islands Harbor and there’s plenty to look forward to in July. We have an exciting mix of activities planned that promise to be fun and entertaining for everyone. Fourth of July Festivities First, we kick off the month with our highly anticipated 4th of July celebration. The…

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Celebrate 4th of July in Style at Channel Islands Harbor!

As summer warms up and the patriotic spirit fills the air, Channel Islands Harbor is the place to be for a fun July 4th celebration! Right along the stunning Ventura County coastline, this magnificent harbor offers a ton of activities for all ages. From dazzling fireworks to a fun electric boat parade, a family parade,…

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June 2024 Director’s Message

As always, the Channel Islands Harbor will be filled with fun events as we get into the summer months. In June, the harbor will host two Father’s Day car shows on June 16th. Showcasing a variety of classic and vintage automobiles, these events, held at Harbor View Park and the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, will…

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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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