2022 Holiday Happenings

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony/First Thursdays Holidays  & Makers Market
Thursday, Dec. 1st, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Christmas comes early this year as Downtown presents our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the first Thursday in December. 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

2022 Oxnard Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 3, 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 applications, go to https://www.oxnarddowntowners.org/about-2-1 


18th Annual Pagoda Holiday Decor

The Historic Plaza Park Pagoda gets its holiday makeover to complement the official Christmas tree for the City at Plaza Park.


15th Annual Oxnard Tamale Festival!


After canceling due to COVID-19 in 2020 & 2021, we look forward to welcoming the full festival event back in 2022.

For more information click the link below.


16th Annual Holly Trolley Tours- DETAILS COMING SOON!
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.  

Heritage Square Holiday Tours & 12th Annual Gingerbread House Display

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. 11th 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