Downtown Oxnard is brimming with opportunities to explore. The wide variety of cafes, restaurants, events, markets, people and historical interest sites fill this Ventura County hub with enough excitement to make an adventure of any trip.
Walk the Oxnard Taco Trail to sample some of the best tacos SoCal has to offer. Relax for a while and enjoy a movie at the 14-screen Plaza Cinemas. Stretch your legs and expand your historical consciousness on the Downtown Oxnard Walking Tour or walk with a docent on the Heritage Square Walking Tour. The Oxnard Performing Arts Center delivers culture with live theater, dance, and song.
Show up with or without an itinerary: You're bound to find something new, fun, interesting -- or all three in Downtown Oxnard.
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Ventura Botanical Gardens
These botanical gardens offer guided & themed tours amid 160+ plant species, plus city & ocean views.
Ventura River Trail
Take a ride or hike on this biking and walking path that parallels the 33 freeway and Ventura River.
Marina Park is a 15-acre beachfront park in Ventura, featuring a large open grassy area for kids to play, families to host a picnic, or to just sit and enjoy the California sunshine.
Jerry's Coffee Shop
With a warm and welcoming environment and no-frills breakfast fare including pancakes, eggs, and biscuits with gravy, this diner has been a Simi staple for decades.
Enegren Brewing Company
This German-inspired local craft brewery offers a wide range of beers and bites, all within walking distance of the Moorpark Metrolink station.
Cactus Patch Restaurant
This comfy diner serves classic American comfort food in a retro setting.
This historical center of commerce and culture is a hub for transportation, cuisine and social gatherings.