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Here in Ventura County Coast, we are all about immersive, authentic experiences. We work with our regional and local partners to help planners hold successful meetings and events. When planners have their meetings and events here, their guests will immediately be immersed in our charming and unique mix of beach destinations, rich agritourism, exciting ethnic food, annual events and nostalgic California surf culture.

With our nearly perfect year round weather and amazing location, a planner can even take an event from land to sea in a matter of minutes.

There are also opportunities to get in touch with your wild side just off the Ventura County Coast at the Channel Islands National Park, a collection of five pristine, primitive islands that offer awe-inspiring views and unforgettable experiences. Island activities include hiking, picnicking, camping, whale watching, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and affordable California coastal destination and we look forward to welcoming you soon.

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Whether you’re looking to plan your meeting, wedding or sporting event, we’ve got you covered!
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Regional Quick Facts

With so much to see and experience, below are a few quick facts about our destination.

  • Nearly Perfect Year-Round Weather
  • 22 Miles of Safe Uncrowded Beaches
  • 450+ Restaurants
  • 60+ Lodging Options
  • 9 Golf Courses
  • 10 Surf Spots
  • 20+ Hiking/Biking Trails
  • 30+ Museums
  • 15+ Breweries
  • 13 Wineries
  • 2 Harbors
  • 1 National Park

Things to Do

It can’t all be business… when your guests are taking a break, below are few things they can enjoy.  You can also use the following as inspiration for creating some truly memorable team building experiences.  

  • Try doing nothing for a change and just relax on one of our quiet, uncrowded beaches. Bonus: All of that relaxing will probably lead to a very nice sun kissed California tan. 
  • Enjoy watersports such as paddle boarding, jet skiing, kayaking and parasailing.
  • Cruise one of our two harbors in a Duffy boat.
  • Take that perfect up-close picture of a whale, dolphin or other marine wildlife found in our waters.
  • Say goodbye to the land and explore the depths with a scuba diving adventure.
  • Add a little wind in your hair by taking a ride on a beach cruiser, mountain bike or road bike.
  • Work on your inner and outer self by taking an intense fitness class or maybe a little yoga on the beach.
  • Further your knowledge and immerse yourself in a few museum visits.
  • See one of our epic sunsets.
  • Find that adrenaline rush you have been looking for with a flight around the region in an ultralight plane.
  • Hit the waves and check surf lessons off your bucket list.
  • Enjoy the day exploring the Channel Islands National Park- all your friends will be jealous.
  • If nothing else, you can always just jump out of a plane… That will be a story you can tell forever. 

Group Dining

The region features over 450 restaurants including award-winning wine tasting rooms, breweries, waterside restaurants and dozens of great ethnic California eats. Our partners will work with your group to provide dining options from the basic to a truly one-of-a kind experience.

Thought starters:

  • Take farm to fork to a whole new level and host your group dining at one of our amazing farms.
  • Step aboard a boat and cruise one of our harbors for an on-the-water dining experience.
  • Take your experience to new heights by dining under the wings of authentic WWII era aircraft.
  • For a truly one-of-a-kind experience think about leaving the mainland and host a dining experience at Channel Islands National Park, one of North America’s magical treasures.

Getting Here

Location:  Gateway to the California Central Coast, located off Highway 101 between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.

Distance from Surrounding Destinations

  • Santa Barbara: 27 miles
  • Hollywood: 46 miles
  • Los Angeles: 52 miles
  • Bakersfield: 120 miles
  • Las Vegas: 315 miles
  • San Francisco: 359 miles

*Exact distance varies.

Team

One of our destination experts will be happy to help you navigate all of the options and make planning your next group event a great experience.

Meet Our Team

Yuliana Gonzalez

Executive Director
Visit Camarillo

Courtney Freeman

Group Sales Manager
Visit Oxnard

Cheryl Bagby

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Visit Ventura

Jeannette Sutherland

Director of Sales
Ventura County Coast

Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

Camarillo
Oxnard
Ventura
Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park

Regions

Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast is a string of four communities that radiate warmth from welcoming people and California sunshine. The region embodies the casual and active spirit of classic, where the seafood is fresh, the beer is handcrafted and the weather is the kind you dream about. Spend the day exploring miles of beaches, incredible harbors or lush green golf courses. Hop on a boat for a day trip to the Channel Islands National Park, where you can see breathtaking views of the Southern California coastline. With a bustling culture, high end and vintage shopping, a lively culinary spirit and beautiful outdoor experiences, Ventura County Coast calls on every visitor to find their vibe. From hiking and biking to sailing and snorkeling, from shopping and dining to just plain relaxing, Ventura County Coast will fill your days with a lifetime of memories.

Camarillo

Camarillo

An hour north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is nestled at the base of the Conejo foothills surrounded by verdant green fields and cool ocean breezes. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, enjoy Camarillo alfresco. From outdoor shopping and concerts, to delicious dining and fun events, Camarillo has it all. With small town charm and a rich history, it is the place for romantic weddings and corporate venues. Visit the historical sites and museums during the day, and walk along Old Town for dinner and drinks at night. A great getaway for everyone, Camarillo is the ideal place to Come for the Sun, Stay for the Fun.

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Oxnard

Oxnard

Rally your tribe and head for the Central Coast. California cool, panorama-perfect, culturally authentic and vibrant beyond measure. Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park. Just sixty miles northwest of LAX and in close proximity to Santa Barbara and other major destinations, Oxnard is one of California’s best kept secrets.

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Ventura

Ventura

A place that embodies a casual soul and unexpected allure, Ventura is a vibrant town that checks stress and pretense at the door.  Its artistic culture, enduring history and privileged locale is crazy-inviting, very much alive, and refreshingly human.

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Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme

Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the heart of the Central Coast, you’ll find Port Hueneme, the friendly city by the sea. Port Hueneme is the place for travelers looking to dig their toes in the sand, take a long walk, drop a fishing line off the pier or just kick back and relax. With walking and biking trails winding throughout the city and a perfect climate almost year round, you can revive your soul in Hueneme.

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is an American national park that consists of five of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of the U.S. state of California, in the Pacific Ocean.

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