Plan Your Visit
Plan Your Visit!
Thank you for considering a visit to Ventura Harbor Village. We ask that you please practice social distancing and a safe visit. CLICK HERE for tips to seaside safely. Village parking lots are open to patronize Harbor businesses. CLICK HERE for the dining list, CLICK HERE for storefront information. Spend time on the water with recreational and boat rental opportunities, please CLICK HERE for information. CLICK HERE for a list of the Best Of – as voted on by Ventura County Locals in the VC Reporter to help plan your itinerary. Make it a “Day-cation!” CLICK HERE for a fun, active Day-cation Itinerary for ideas to plan your next visit!
Harbor waterfront hotels are open for overnight stays - CLICK HERE. Restrooms are open at Ventura Harbor Village for customer use.
We also invite you to stay connected to the sea, Ventura Harbor, Ventura Harbor businesses, and the Channel Islands National Park from the comfort of your home. CLICK HERE to Virtually Connect with us.
The safety and health of patrons and our employees remain a top priority. Outdoor surfaces/restrooms continue to be regularly sanitized with increased frequency. We encourage all visitors and harbor residents to follow healthy practices and social distancing, in accordance with CDC guidelines (see below) and continue practice of safe hygiene. Need a new mask or forgot yours to visit? CLICK HERE for a listing of Ventura Harbor businesses where you can pick up your next mask. We thank you to Seaside Safely.
Whether you are in the mood for Oysters Rockefeller, fish tacos, lobster, clams, halibut, salmon, freshly made ceviche, or famous Fish N’Chips – Ventura Harbor Village offers an ocean- side setting with a variety of cuisines. Along with spectacular seafood offerings, sip a cappuccino as you enjoy a French pastry, unwind with delicious margaritas and crafted beers, find comfort in gourmet grilled cheeses and traditional Mexican dishes, warm yourself with a variety of clam chowder options, sit seaside for delicious burgers and American fare, delight in seaside ice cream flavors or famous Dole Whip, or savor the best of fresh Mediterranean cuisine.
A nod to all things coastal, Ventura Harbor Village boutiques and art galleries focus on ocean – inspired gifts, fashion, home décor, outdoor activities, swimsuits, beach and dive wear, socks, hats, fine art, ceramics, California & Ventura wear, jewelry, accessories, and much more. The most relaxing and inviting shopping environment in Ventura, wandering from store to store offers a seaside view at every turn.
Fresh Fish Markets
Straight from the harbor to your plate- enjoy locally caught fish from Ventura Harbor Village Fresh Fish Markets while also supporting local fisherman! Fresh fish is available for pick-up to enjoy safely at-home.
Get on the Water
Do you remember the first time you fell in love with the ocean? Ventura Harbor offers guests the chance to reconnect with the sea and explore the Channel Islands National Park – five islands just off the coast. Boat and kayak rentals, California’s trending stand up paddle boards, exciting sportfishing for all ages, scenic Harbor cruises, year-round whale watching, island hike and boating can all be discovered and experienced at Ventura Harbor.
Play & Laugh Overlooking the Boats
Ventura’s premier seaside attraction offers weekly live entertainment and family fun for all ages. From skee ball and classic arcade games, to a kid’s carousel and Ventura’s hot spot for comedy shows, the Harbor Village embraces the laid back California lifestyle with year round festivals, live entertainment, whale watching, and outdoor happenings.
Explore the Channel Islands Coast
World-class diving near the Channel Islands National Park, a variety of trips to the Channel Islands to explore – all start with a trip to Ventura Harbor! Learn more at the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, charter a sail boat, or learn to dive, it’s all possible here on the Channel Islands Coast. SEA more!
Stay within View of the Ocean
Just steps from the water, with views of the sailboat masts and spectacular beach sunsets, the Harbor hotels boast wonderful amenities and offer guests proximity to the Harbor and beaches. Affordable year round rates make this a must-see stop along California’s destination Scenic Highway 1 and 101.