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Santa & Elf Paddle 2020

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  • Date December 12, 2020
  • Time Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:30 PM
  • Phone 805-477-0470
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December 12, 2020

Santa Trades Reindeer for Paddle Board

In the festive holiday spirit and now in its fourth year – Ventura Harbor Village welcomes one and all, big and small, to participate in the Annual Santa & Elf Paddle on Saturday, December 12 at 11am (Weather back up date of Saturday, December 19 at 11 am). This delightful family-fun event is FREE to participate. Visit Ventura Boat Rentals in Ventura Harbor Village to rent a kayak, stand-up paddle board, or electric boat or bring your own equipment to launch.

people dressed in christams wear paddling on the water

2019 Santa Paddle participants enjoying their time on the water in their festive attire!

A scenic one hour paddle to the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center dressed in holiday reds and white, blues and greens, and of course – don’t forget your elf or Santa Hats. Starting point is in the Ventura Harbor Village bay in front of Ventura Boat Rentals and Brophy Bros Restaurant. Safety first is a must, so participants must wear or have a life vest with them at all times and practice Covid-19 seaside safely social distancing from other paddlers. Arrive 30 minutes early to secure your rental needs.

Need more holiday wear? Holiday hats and socks can be purchased at Hats Unlimited and Lost in Socks or festive holiday tank tops in Barefoot Boutique. Water gear is available at Ventura Swimwear or Ventura Dive & Sport in the Ventura Harbor Village.

Couple and their dog on paddle boards in festive Christmas attire


After the paddle, celebrants can partake in an alfresco harbor side lunch and sweet holiday treats. Add to the festivities by shopping at Ventura Harbor Village’s locally-owned seaside boutiques and artisan galleries for everyone on the holiday list!

Click here to view rental rates for equipment

  • Date December 12, 2020
  • Time Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:30 PM
  • Phone 805-477-0470
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