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December 2021

2023 Whale Watching Season is Here!

December 12, 2021 - April 30, 2023
A grey whale breaches

Whale watching can be a thrilling experience, especially in the Channel Islands region. On your tour, there’s a great chance you will see Blue Whales, Humpback Whales, Finback Whales and Gray Whales. Before you begin your adventure, being prepared for your whale watch and knowing what to expect can make your trip a successful one. Following these tips will help you get the most out of your excursion. Book Your Trip With a Reputable Company If you’re going whale watching,…

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February 2023

Celebration and Book Launch for “Coyote Rescues Hawk”

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will be hosting a celebration and book launch from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023, for the new book Coyote Saves Hawk by local author and tribal elder Alan Salazar “Puchuk Yaʼiaʼc.” Coyote Rescues Hawk is based on a Chumash story dating back at least 300 years. Mr. Salazar brings humor and insights from twenty-five years of experience in bringing back the traditional Chumash canoe culture to a tale sure to delight readers…

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March 2023

2022 Celebration of the Whales Festival

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebration of Whales attendees pictured in their whale hats, from a prior year

Channel Islands Farmers Market, Marine Emporium Landing and the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, in conjunction with the Channel Islands Harbor, celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2023. The event features an arts & crafts market, live music, chalk art, activities for children, educational games for families, BBQ and seafood booths, and a certified Farmers Market. Free event.

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