2023 Holiday Happenings

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony/First Thursdays Holidays  & Makers Market
Thursday, Nov. 30th, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Christmas comes early this year as Downtown presents our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 30th. Enjoy the spectacle of the traditional event and stay for gourmet food trucks and shop a very special holiday makers market. FREE. For more information, call 805-247-0197.

Christmas Parade

2023 Oxnard Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Parade route goes from A & 9th Streets to west on 5th, to north on C Street, and ending at 2nd Street.

For parade information follow #downtownoxnard

16th Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival!

Delicious tamales, music, entertainment and more.


Livingston Memorial Tree Lighting

December 2nd

Heritage Square

4 PM – 6 PM

17th Annual Holly Trolley Tours
Check back here and our social media @downtownoxnard to be among the first to hear about the exciting return of the enchanting Holly Trolley Holiday Lights Tours.

For a preview of the tour: View

For tickets, order here:  Tickets

Heritage Square Holiday Tours & Gingerbread House Exhibit

Costumed docents present guided tours of elegantly decorated Victorian homes ($5 donation suggested). Admire the imagination and artistry of handmade gingerbread houses inside the historic chapel. For more information and reservations, call 805-483-7960


Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane Drive-Through
Dec. 10th through Dec. 26th. 

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

F & G Streets between 5th & Palm
Christmas Tree Lane Official Facebook Page

Drive through one of Ventura County’s largest holiday light displays in the Henry T. Oxnard National Historic District. Residents provide all holiday decorations and lighting.

Santa Claus Float Tours

Santa’s float visits numerous Oxnard neighborhoods throughout the month of December. Check the schedule on Twitter at @santafloat