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Fall In Love With Fall In Oxnard, California

With summer winding down, it's time to look towards a fall getaway.  Fall is a great time to escape to Oxnard as the city experiences an Indian Summer and offers some of the best weather during the fall season.  Whether one chooses an inspiring island adventure, follows the wine trail or perhaps simply takes in Oxnard's majestic beaches, visitors will find plenty of things to do and great places to stay this fall.

Oxnard has a number of hotels offering special packages and offers this fall:

  • Courtyard by Marriott, Oxnard

'Stay for Breakfast' - Includes breakfast in the Bistro on selected items for up to 2 adults and children 12 years and under - Rate ranges from $129 to $169;  'Experience Shopping Package' - Includes a $25 USD gift card from the Camarillo Premium Outlets and VIP Coupon Book, full of valuable shopping offers - Rate ranges from $129-$169; 

'Rejuvenation Spa Basket Package' - Includes a Rejuvenation Spa Basket containing Chocolate & Raspberry Scrub or Sweet Virgin Coconut Scrub, Organic Cucumber Facial Toner, 2 Under Eye Masks, and 4 Anti-Aging Masks - Rate ranges from $204 - $239.  Call 805) 988-3600.

  • Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort

'Coastal Grill Package' - A celebration of the new Coastal Grill Restaurant.  Includes a $25 restaurant dining credit, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast & evening manager's reception and accommodations in a two-room suite;

Coastal Grill Restaurant Menu Specials - This fall, enjoy a variety of specials including Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer ($11.25), Pan Seared Diver Scallops ($27.50) or Grilled Pacific Snapper ($26.50).

  • Best Western Oxnard Inn

'Shop and Stay Getaway' - A one night stay including breakfast, free Internet plus a $25 Premium Outlets/Simon Gift Card from the Camarillo Premium Outlets and VIP Coupon Book.  Package rate:  $99, valued at $125.  Call (805) 483-9581.

  • Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge

'Shop and Stay Package' - Includes discount shopping at Camarillo Premium Outlets, a $25 USD gift card & VIP Coupon Book from the Camarillo Premium Outlets.  Package includes stay in a studio suite, up to 3 people.  Package starts at $149 plus tax;

'Golf Getaway' - Includes one round of golf for a two-day stay for two in a studio suite. Includes green fees for two and one cart at the PGA Rated, championship River Ridge Golf Club.  Package starts at $229 plus tax.  Call (805) 278-2200.

Visitors can also plan an escape to coincide with one of Oxnard's fall special events:

  • Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 8 a.m.

Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 23 - The classics will be on display at Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 23 in Channel Islands Harbor.  View over 250 classic cars at this free event.

  • Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2nd Annual Banana Festival - The 2nd Annual Banana Festival takes place at the Port of Hueneme located adjacent to Oxnard.  The event celebrates the Port's import of bananas and includes live entertainment, waterside port tours, vendor marketplace, arts & crafts, auto pavilion, kids' activities, recipe contests and so much more!  Event parking and admission are free.

  • Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

18th Annual Multicultural Festival - The City of Oxnard celebrates the many diverse cultures of the world during a day of music, food and entertainment in downtown Oxnard, Plaza Park.  The free, annual festival includes savory cuisine, arts & crafts, kids' activities and more.

  • Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Oktoberfest - Oxnard Farm Park - A fun event to raise funds for the historic Oxnard Farm Park.  Highlights include tours of the historical site, vendors, arts & crafts, music and silent auction.  Free event.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3rd Annual Pumpkin Fun Day - Celebrating the season, the Farmers' Market Pumpkin Fun Day at the weekly downtown Farmers' Market showcases the fall harvest through pumpkin decorating contests, costume contests, pumpkin bowling, face painting, live music and BBQ.  Free event.

  • Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

18th Annual Farmers' Market Pumpkin Fun Day - Pumpkin fun continues at Channel Islands Harbor during its weekly Farmers' Market.  Several contests are planned including a costume contest, pumpkin decorating contest, bowling contest and 'pumpkin weight-guessing contest.  The day also includes a BBQ, live music and more.  Free event.

About Oxnard Convention & Visitors BureauOxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB) is a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures, and tourism revenue opportunities through the promotion of Oxnard as a premier travel destination.  Oxnard is an easy drive up the coast from Los Angeles or from the northern portions of California.  Visitors are encouraged to enjoy Oxnard's uncrowded beaches, explore the many diverse attractions and outdoor adventures that are unique to the area.  For more information or to request an Oxnard Visitor's Guide, call the California Welcome Center at (805) 988-0717. To obtain tourism information on Oxnard, visit the website at

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