¡Viva Downtown Oxnard!

Greetings from the Heart of the City

Downtown is alive with the charm of “Old Town Oxnard” and the energy of a modern urban center. It’s home to a vibrant cultural arts scene anchored by the Carnegie Art Museum, Heritage Square, Historic Plaza Park and Plaza Stadium Cinemas.

If you’re hungry, there are more than 40 places to get great, authentic Mexican, American, Mediterranean, Asian food and more. And if you seek to shop, it’s all about the thrill of the hunt offered by a collection of cool indie retailers.

Family-friendly events, including a weekly Farmers Market, First Thursdays, outdoor concerts, festivals, and holiday celebrations are happening year round. The “Heart of the City” invites you to experience the real Oxnard!


We Remember – Ventura County to Vietnam and Back

October 21, 2017 6:30 pm

On Nov 20, 2017, the Oxnard Film Society, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, will be opening an exhibition entitled, We Remember – Ventura County to Vietnam and Back in downtown Oxnard. This multimedia exhibit tells the story of local Ventura County Vietnam Veterans experiences in the Vietnam War through photos and text, video interviews and documentaries. The presentation also includes a brief history of Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh, an overview of U.S. foreign diplomacy from FDR to Nixon, the Draft, the Tet Offensive, Anti-War Movement and concludes with a Memorial Wall. The mission of the exhibit is to thank local Vietnam Veterans for their service, to honor the veterans who died in the war and to provide a better understanding of the Vietnam War to students in high school and college and to the community of Oxnard and Ventura County.

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