Welcome to the media center for Ventura Harbor/Ventura Port District. The media relations department of Ventura Harbor is here to assist members of the media filing stories about Harbor activities, commercial and recreational boating, and Harbor news. The team offers a variety of services to print and electronic media.

Press materials, including the destination’s press kit and current news releases, are distributed regularly to media outlets and are available upon request. The Ventura Harbor offers a Media Visitation Program for media on assignment. We are also happy to assist qualified news, travel and lifestyle media featuring the destination by suggesting press itineraries, coordinating activities and providing media with a host of angles.

Ventura Harbor hosts media on assignment, both print and electronic, including TV crews that are interested in filming, and requires that you complete the attached form and forward back to our national public relations department for vetting and approval. Click on the below PDF to view and download form: Ventura Harbor Media Criteria Form

For further information about Ventura Harbor, to arrange a media visit or to request additional images, please contact the Ventura Harbor Marketing Department at (805) 477-0470 or Jennifer Talt Lundin at jtaltlundin@venturaharbor.com. You may also reach our publicist Susan Bejeckian | sbejeckian@gmail.com  |.

Press Kit
A compilation of in-depth information about Ventura Harbor, this section includes material about the destination, including accommodations, on land and at sea, activities, shopping, dining and special events. Click here to download the Ventura Harbor Fact Sheet.

Press Releases


Halloween Festivities October 2020

Hair Extensions By Shirley October 2020

Ventura Harbor Increases Sustainability August 2020

Channel Islands National Park July 2020

2020 Summer Whale Watching July 2020

Stay Calm & Cozy at Home April 2020

Island Packers New Summer Trips Press Release April 2020

Virtually Connect to Ventura Harbor, Channel Islands & Local Businesses April 2020

Ventura Harbor Village Restaurants Offering Take Out March 2020

Mermaid Month March 2020

Island Packers New Spring Trips March 2020

Valentine’s Day February 2020

Refresh Painting Project Announcement February 2020

Island Packers Whale Watching January 2020


New Years Eve Seaside December 2019

Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland December 2019

Lemon & Lei October 2019

Top This Chocolate October 2019

HOWL-O-Ween/Trick or Treat October 2019

National Seafood Month October 2019

Sea-Sational Summer June 2019

Pirates Day May 2019

Summer Dinner Cruises May 2019

Dock Improvement Project May 2019

Brian Pendleton Announced as New General Manager May 2019

5 Ways to Vacay April 2019

Oscar Pena Announces Retirement April 2019

Mermaid Month March 2019

National Clam Chowder Day February 2019

Whale Watching February 2019

Tall Ships January 2019

Warm Yourself Seaside January 2019

Ventura Harbor Facts 2019


Ventura Comedy Festival 2018 August 2018

10 Ways to Enjoy the Seaside Lifestyle from Sunset to After Dark July 2018

Waterfront Wednesdays Seaside July 2018

Pirates Days June 2018

Lifeguards at Ventura Harbor Beaches May 2018

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Expansion May 2018

New Tayaki Ice Cream Cone  April 2018

Mermaid Month March 2018

Chowder Taste February 2018

Tall Ships February 2018

Harbor Views Newsletters

Summer 2018

Winter & Spring 2017/2018

Summer & Fall 2017

Spring 2017


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